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Data Breaches

Cybercrime’s Impact on Business

Impact of Cybercrime

While internet security may not be a top priority when starting a business, ignoring potential risks can be disastrous. One of the mistakes executives and managers make is assuming their company is less vulnerable to cyber-attacks than larger corporations. Small businesses, on the other hand, have an equal probability of becoming victims of cybercrime. The most frequent cause for this is that SMEs may lack the resources that larger corporations do. This leaves them more susceptible to cyberattacks and less likely to survive a successful attack.

Should You Use a Password Manager?

Password Managers

Unfortunately, using just one or a combination of the most common and predictable password traits makes you an easy target for a malicious hacker – and not necessarily a particularly skilled one. But, should you use a password manager?

What is Sensitive Information Under GDPR?

GDPR gives the control of personal data back to the person it belongs to. This, in turn, ensures a safeguard for peoples’ privacy as a basic human right. It is important for companies to be aware of and adhere to as there are tough financial penalties for non-compliance. 

9 Million customers data stolen from EasyJet

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Earlier today, on the 19th of May 2020 we found out that 9 million customers have had some of their personal information stolen from EasyJet. The extent of this hack at the moment seems to be that 2200 people have had their credit card details stolen and have been notified, although we expect further developments … Read more

Huawei really considering them?

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Boris Johnson is facing rebellion in the commons over his decision to allow Huawei a role in developing the UK’s 5G network. The opposition have today called for a ban on high risk venders being allowed to play a role in the development of our technology infrastructure. Major General Jonathon Shaw, the former head of … Read more

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council Ransomware Attack

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Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council have finally announced, after almost three weeks of having to carry out their daily duties with just pen and paper, that they have fallen victim to a cyber-attack that has encrypted their data, rendered their systems useless, and is holding them for ransom. Consequently, 135,000 residents in the area are … Read more