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Month: August 2017

Passwords…we all have them! Some we know off by heart and others we often need reminding of, but we always use passwords to protect our personal and business accounts. A frequent question that we encounter is ‘what makes a good password?’ – we know that length and complexity are key factors however having a different… [MORE]

The number of cyber-attacks against online-retailers has doubled in the past year according to new research. Data breaches including the loss of client information or the leaking of information, increased to 38 in the year to March. According to a report by corporate and insurance law firm, RPC, online shopping, digital marketing and loyalty schemes… [MORE]

We’ve always been interested in getting involved with all things local and we jumped at the opportunity to get involved in The Bloor Homes Cheltenham Festival of Cycling to help keep people connected this September. We know that sometimes keeping in touch during a big event can be difficult, especially as most of the time there… [MORE]

Ransomware is a form of cyber attack that is becoming all too common and security researchers have said that cyber thieves are adopting ransomware in alarming numbers. There are now more than 120 separate types of ransomware according to expert studies and other research has shown a 3,500% increase in the criminal use of net… [MORE]

The body that runs the UK’s fibre network, Openreach has started discussions about rolling out super-fast broadband to 10 million UK homes by 2025. Openreach want to assess the demand for faster broadband in the country and is calling for collaborations with other service providers as well as the Government and Ofcom. Following their split… [MORE]

Recent statistics from the Government found that nearly half of all UK businesses suffered a cyber breach or attack in the past twelve months. If a cyber attack was to strike your business, would you be ready? Would you have the correct policies in place to get back up and running? Would you know where… [MORE]

The top stories you need to know about from the world of cybersecurity: Bupa victim of employee data theft The top story from Bupa highlights that cybersecurity is not just an external threat for businesses. The company confirmed that a ‘rogue employee’ stole the policy data of 108,000 customers, copying and deleting the data in… [MORE]

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