Monthly Archives: July 2019

The New Rules for Passwords in 2019

Access control is fundamental to security – whether in your home, your office or your IT infrastructure.

If passwords are the keys that open the doors to your IT estate for legitimate users, how do you stop them falling into the possession of malicious actors?

Going to The Darkside?

The internet has become an integral part of most people’s lives to the point that it’s hard to imagine a time when it didn’t exist. In fact, over half of the World’s population now has access to the internet.

But did you realise there’s more than one internet? The Darknet is probably best described as the Wild-West of the internet and sits anonymously beneath the regular internet, and your credentials for apps or websites may be on there!

In this article, we look at guidelines on how to prevent this from happening.

Secure Yourself this Summer! How to Holiday with Peace of Mind

Summer is here! And if you’re about to jet off on holiday, IT security is probably the last thing on your mind. Thoughts of malware, spear-phishing and anti-virus are perhaps not as high on your agenda as sun, sea and sangria.

However, it’s important to heed the warnings and ensure that your high holiday spirit doesn’t leave you vulnerable to IT security concerns.

The Ever-Growing Attack Surface of IoT: Your Questions Answered

The impact of the Internet of Things is already making itself felt in our homes and in our everyday lives. This means an ever-growing threat for businesses as they try to keep pace with the new threats these devices present.

As the adoption of these connected devices grows, so does the attack surface we present to would-be hackers.

One Year On from GDPR: What’s Changed?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25, 2018. At the time it was heralded as a major change in the way individuals and organisations will think about – and collect, manage and secure – data.

GDPR was the “four letters that put the fear into firms’ hearts in 2018” according to the Register’s review of the year’s events. But was that fear justified?

One year on from the implementation of GDPR, we ask: what’s changed?