7 Reasons BYOD Is a Security Nightmare

July 29, 2021By Andrew RadfordEndpoint Security

In an ideal world, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is a good idea; letting staff use their personal devices for work can save businesses a fortune in device hardware costs of mobile phones and laptops. The problem we are now facing is that BYOD presents serious security challenges. With phishing, malware, and ransomware on the … Read More

4 Popular Security Suites For Small Businesses

June 30, 2021By Andrew RadfordCyber Security

The threat landscape is ever-changing, and so your security software must keep up. The best security suites for small businesses offers a plethora of different features to keep your business safe from a wide range of cyberattacks. It’s no longer just about virus defence. Ransomware is now considered a significant threat, with many attacks against … Read More

Ransomware as a Service: Beginning of The End?

June 27, 2021By Andrew RadfordCyber Security

2020 was a lucrative year for cybercriminals, who thrived while businesses struggled to adapt to new working conditions and remote configurations. Hackers were able to attack larger targets and demand more money using ransomware. We have seen the rise of Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS), which flourishes in underground forums. Ransomware operations are becoming an all-too-successful enterprise on … Read More

6 Cybercriminal Gangs Causing Havoc Worldwide

June 21, 2021By Andrew RadfordCyber Security

Cybercriminal gangs have been in operation for decades but have become an increasingly sophisticated threat that challenges every organisation, no matter the size or the sensitivity of its data. There is a worrying trend emerging whereby smaller cybercriminal gangs are banding together to form more prominent organisations. Some operate privately, while others offer to sell … Read More

5 Common Phishing Attacks That Can Impact Your Business

May 27, 2021By Andrew RadfordCyber Security

Cybercriminals use phishing attacks to gather sensitive data or system access details before beginning their main offensive. What usually follows is a well-targeted ransomware attack or the theft of valuable data to be sold on the dark web. As a business owner, it is vital to educate both staff and yourself on the most common phishing attacks that … Read More

Cryptojacking: Can Your Business Avoid It?

April 29, 2021By Andrew RadfordCyber Security

Cryptojacking or malicious crypto mining is a growing business threat. Unlike ransomware and other cyber threats, cryptojacking code hides on computers, mobile devices, and servers and surreptitiously uses a machine’s resources to “mine” cryptocurrencies. Most users don’t notice anything unless it severely slows down the computer’s processing speed. While ransomware is designed to encrypt your … Read More