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Using mobile apps safely and securely

Posted on Friday, January 5th, 2018 in Cyber Security

Despite the rise in mobile app utilisation, the security and safety of mobile applications has become a growing concern. It is expected that 75% of mobile apps would fail a basic security test as a consequence of not having basic security protocols in place. This has opened up a new window of opportunities for cybercriminals to exploit; increasing information security vulnerabilities for mobile devices and its users.

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2017: A year in review

Posted on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 in Cyber Security

2017 is the year in which cyber security didn’t just dip its toe into the mainstream, but it made its entrance into the pool of thought with a double tuck belly splash off the high dive. Organisations have finally woken up to the fact that security must be in place as the recovery costs from phishing attacks, ransomware infections or data breaches are of high cost.

So as the security systems around the world appear to be held together by chewing gum and plasters, let’s look back at the past year from an infosecurity news and Bob’s Business standpoint with 2017: In Review.

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What cyber security trends should we anticipate in 2018?

Posted on Monday, December 18th, 2017 in Cyber Security

As 2018 draws nearer, it can only mean one thing; New Year’s Resolutions are on the agenda!

Whether it’s starting the gym, consuming fewer alcoholic beverages, or even learning to play the Ukulele, we have the perfect New Year’s Resolution for you…To create a safer and more secure workplace.

2017 produced some notorious cyber security incidents, with organisations such as Uber, Equifax and the NHS all hitting news headlines for cyber related breaches. These victims manifest the vulnerabilities of cyber security amongst industry leading organisations, evidencing that no matter how big or small your organisation is, you are a target.

Cyber threats are not set to slow down, with the amount of attacks and breaches set to heighten throughout 2018.  In the build up to the new year, we’ve analysed some of the key cybersecurity trends to look out for and keep you and your organisation one step ahead.

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What can we learn from the Uber hack?

Posted on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 in Data Breach

The Uber hack is another notch in what has been a troublesome couple of months for the transportation technology company, Uber, after they had their license removed in London over failure to report and protect customers from sexual assault and the constant critiques on workplace culture and conditions.

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Is Black Friday just a gimmick for Cybercriminals to exploit?

Posted on Friday, November 24th, 2017 in

Black Friday; the time of the year where shoppers wrestle for 50” 4k televisions, designer handbags or 10 ft teddy bears in an attempt to find the ‘bargain of the year’ and save money in anticipation for the expensive Christmas period.

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What is Identity Theft and how can I prevent it?

Posted on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 in Information Security

You wouldn’t reveal your personal information to a trick or treater, so why let a cyber criminal trick you into treating them this Halloween. Children sporting sinister Halloween masks may get rewarded with chocolate, money and the occasional uncherished tangerine, however, Identity Thieves attain much greater treats from their monstrous acts.

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Bob’s Business Supports Get Safe Online Week 2017

Posted on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 in

Bob’s Business is pleased to support ‘Get Safe Online Week’ in delivering and educating the UK with expert advice on staying safe online. This year’s campaign focuses on the problematic issue of “Phishing”.

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Cyber Security News Round Up - 18/08/17

Posted on Friday, August 18th, 2017 in News Roundup

In a review of the past week, we look at interesting news revolving our exciting and sometimes terrifying cyber security industry.

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Cyber Security News Round Up 11/08/17

Posted on Friday, August 11th, 2017 in Information Security

In what has been another eventful and tumultuous week for our industry, we look back the news that has got us all talking over the past seven days.

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WannaCry: A Wild Month in Cyber Security

Posted on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 in Data Breach

If you thought politics has been a rollercoaster over the past couple of months, it is nothing compared to world of cyber security during the past couple of weeks.

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