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Microsoft has released a new patch in May 2021

Microsoft has released a new patch in May 2021

On May 11th 2021, Microsoft released a series of fixes that aimed to seal approximately 55 security holes within the Windows operating system and other software. The main concern of the initial weakness was that it could be exploited by malware to take complete control over the weakened and vulnerable system without the need of a user. Normally malware will attack a user’s system through the help of the user e.g. clicking on an infected file or link.

Why you should conduct a Cyber Risk Assessment in 2021

Why you should conduct a Cyber Risk Assessment in 2021

Most businesses acknowledge the importance that cyber security risks pose to their business. However, we haven’t seen many businesses prioritise their cyber security and many have failed to develop any strategies to effectively respond to these cyber threats. A study by Microsoft in 2019 has found that 62% of executives ranked cyber security as the top-five risk management priority and only 30% had developed a risk management plan to manage the cyber security risks.

The importance of Disaster Recovery to your business

The importance of Disaster Recovery to your business

With the rise of employees working from home, more and more organisations have been using cloud-based tools intertwined with an anytime/ anywhere approach to work. This has increased the likelihood of your business suffering from problems that will impact your technology through things like human error or cybersecurity risks. This is where you would turn to your Disaster Recovery plan.

Safer Internet Day 2021

Safer Internet Day 2021

February 9th is a national holiday representing and highlighting Internet Safety. The reason why it is so important that you take great care when surfing online is to avoid running into viruses, malware softwares or other types of threats to yourself and your device. There are a number of cautions that you can take to minimise the risk of running into any problems.