Adobe Flash Player will reach end of support on 31st December 2020, at which point Adobe will no longer update or distribute Flash Player and all major browsers will not allow Flash Player plugins.Read More
In 2014 60% of small businesses experienced a cyber breach, according to a Government report, and the average cost of the worst breach was between £65,000 and £115,000 writes Hannah Sang of Datcom. How can you ensure your business is safe and protected from online threats?It's evident from recent, high-profile security breaches that cyber security in business is a top priority. Whether your business uses a range of IT equipment or has a website to advertise your services or carry out financial transactions, you are at risk of a cyber attack. If you're not already taking measures to reduce the risk of an attack then here is where you should start:
- Download software updates as soon as you see them
- Keep your passwords strong by using a mix of upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols
- Immediately delete any suspicious emails
- Install anti-virus software on your workstations and other devices
- Raise awareness among your staff and ensure they know what to look out for
- Have you thought about reviewing your security practices?
- Are you testing your IT systems and public-facing technology?
- What are the latest threats faced by small to medium businesses?
- Do you have a plan in place if your business security is breached? Who do you call?
Apple are changing the validity check for TLS certificates from the 1st September 2020, this will affect all renewals after this point in time.Read More
With a large spotlight being shined on the technologies being used for working from home, we have taken this opportunity to talk about securing Microsoft Teams and best practice surrounding the data held within.Read More