Savvy Security for Smartphone Addicts

Smartphones – they’re like part of the human body, aren’t they? Part everyday communication tool, part business asset, part entertainment centre, part comfort blanket,  they’ve become so ubiquitous as to be indispensable. But you have to unplug yourself, put it down and leave it alone sometimes… and that’s where your phone or tablet can be […]

IT Security In Your Pocket

If you’re anything like us, your mobile device is so important to you that it’s a part of the business and a part of the family – heck, it’s practically part of the body. So in that case, security is an unavoidable issue.  Here are a few handy hints to keep your phone safe and protected: […]

Would Your Password Pass The Test?

It’s always a good idea to have a strong password – it’s an important weapon in the war against hackers and will help to protect you from malicious software. This is because it’s the initial defence mechanism regarding access to your computer. So how do you make sure you have a strong password? It’s pretty […]

What’s your IT department doing about new cybersecurity legislation?

Companies and organisations of all sizes and in all locations have been attacked by hackers. Cybersecurity is still a vitally important consideration as well as a hot topic. Hackers use constantly-evolving automated techniques and tools to raid and misuse data, causing damage to the reputation and livelihood of the companies they target. Some things such […]

PCI Compliance: Protect your company

PCI Compliance stands for Payment Card Industry Compliance; something that is rarely discussed, but is a data security condition that is vitally important to any small business that trades with card transactions. If a company isn’t compliant, they run the risk of incurring a £5000 penalty: not something a small or new business needs at […]