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Information Security vs Cyber Security: What’s the Difference?

Anyone who spends time researching or reading around the subject of security, will have likely asked themselves the "Information Security vs Cyber Security" question at some point. How is it that…


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The Cost of Poor Information Security

Facebook Agrees to Pay ICO’s £500,000 Fine Almost exactly twelve months after the ICO issued its £500,000 fine against Facebook, this news comes as a stark reminder that companies need to do all…


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Cyber security Awareness Month: Once a year, all year.

Awareness isn't just for October Originating from the Department of Homeland Security, cyber security awareness month is likely marked on the calendar of every CSO, Head of Security and IT manager…


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Security in your Personal Life

It’s possible that personal information security is not your first thought when you wake up in the morning. That’s probably a good thing. Though, at a time when we hear plenty about high-profile…


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New from Hut Six: Scenario-based branching Tutorials

One of the greatest challenges when developing a secure culture within the work force is ensuring that employees are able and confident in applying knowledge gained through training. How can you…


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Micro-businesses are underestimating social engineering

Every day we see headlines dominated by big name corporates falling prey to cyber-attacks yet we rarely hear about Small Enterprise cases where the danger is just as great and the consequences…


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Don’t let your Social Media be an open Book

Posting, sharing, liking and commenting have become a routine in our daily lives, but we must be careful what we are broadcasting and to whom… We share information online assuming that our posts…


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Businesses are not taking GDPR seriously

437 days since GDPR legislation came into effect and the business landscape at ground level seems arguably unchanged. Sales teams across the world still call and email uninvited, protected by a…


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General Data Protection Regulation

If you are a business owner, work in IT or handle customer or employee data there is a massive shake-up to data protection laws that you need to be aware of or risk unprecedented fines. For…


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UK Government - a failure of attention and funding in cybersecurity?

The recent cybersecurity attack on NHS Scotland’s Lanarkshire trust has been confirmed to be the result of ever-prevalent ransomware. Ransomware is a type of cyber-attack where your files and data…