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Rising concerns around Crypto-currency

Blockchain and Crypto-currency caught the headlines in 2018 as the buzzwords accelerated across the media and although completely un-regulated, cryptocurrency promised a return on investment. Through discussion and debate by those who were intrigued to understand how it worked, those that considered investing…

How a Cyber Security Policy can protect a business

Reading about a cyber security breach on larger corporate companies now seems to be regular occurrence; however, we don’t always hear about the impact on UK SME businesses who are often operating without a cyber security policy. The tremor of a cyber crime…

Predicted Cyber security protection trends for 2019

The year of 2018 changed many views on the topic of cyber security protection and in light of the introduction of EU GDPR, it was a year of realisation for many Directors, Managers and employees in commercial businesses and local authority organisations across…

A fingerprint is not so secure in terms of biometric security

The likes of smartphone companies, Apple and Samsung have been using biometric security for some time now to protect our smartphone devices. Users will be familiar with the fingerprint technology which uses the registered scan of our fingerprint to unlock phones, access apps…

Emerging start-ups enables UK to become the Cyber Security Hub for Europe

Global Consulting Firm Wavestone has recently produced the ‘2018 UK cyber security radar’.  https://www.wavestone.com/en/insight/2018-uk-cybersecurity-start-up-radar/. In the detailed infographic report, it outlines where cyber security start-ups are emerging, shaping the UK’s reputation as the cyber security hub and defines the nature of the cyber…

Worrying concerns over how businesses are managing IT equipment

In a recent survey of 1,002 UK workers in full or part-time employment by Proband.co.uk. It highlighted that a concerning 44% of businesses in the trades sector had failed to clean their IT equipment of important data prior to its disposal, during the…

New Code of Practice to improve IT Security in IOT products

The UK has recently produced a voluntary code of practice to encourage manufacturers to adhere to safer methods of producing IOT (Internet of Things) connected goods in terms of cyber security. For some years now, these gadgets have had very little IT security…

Hi Tech AI is opening new advances in combating cybercrime

The wonderful aspect about Hi Tech AI (Artificial Intelligence) is that it enables IT companies to be pro-active rather than re-active!  Although still in its infancy, AI is beginning to change the way in which companies operate and especially those who manage web…

How the UK government is preparing for the future of business cyber security

As business cyber security continues to be an on-going daily challenge for Managers and Directors across the UK and senior leaders try their hardest to reiterate the importance of staying safe when using IT equipment at work.  UK Businesses now need to cover…