Month: September 2019

Cyber Security: Are businesses aware of its importance or is there more to be done?

In April of this year, the Government Department of Culture, Media and Sport released a survey regarding cyber security. Its results showed that whilst there has been growing understanding, cyber-attacks cannot be prevented by common sense alone. Whilst the survey suggests that knowledge and understanding has increased amongst business leaders and that change is occurring, there are still 40% of larger businesses that still do not have a cyber security policy implemented. This is extremely interesting, as this is the first survey conducted since GDPR became law in May 2018 which sparked a raise in awareness and engagement of the need of security around business data. It is imperative to remember that GDPR and data protection, whilst linked,  are not read more...

How can your business secure its information?

Our modern workplace is now digitised and online, which feeds our need for speed and has several cost advantages. However, this comes with dangers and a whole host of threats. Digital transformation is accelerating at such a pace and businesses need to be able to secure their systems, so investing in a security system is of paramount importance. In recent research by Verizon telecommunications, they identified the security dangers now facing businesses. The key findings indicated that 40% of data breaches and 30% of malware attacks are the key security dangers we are now facing. Businesses cannot afford to become stagnant in their protection and they must ensure that all their systems are secure in this ever-evolving landscape of technology read more...