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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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The Cyber Security People Pie

Posted on Monday, May 8th, 2017 in Information Security

Firstly, those close to me know that when it comes to cooking I fit into both ‘the can’t cook’ and ‘won’t cook’ categories, so before I begin this piece, I feel it’s only right to omit that I sought the help of a real chef in the making of this flavoursome written dish!

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How will the new National Cyber Security Centre help tackle cybercrime?

Posted on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 in Phishing

Hacking your way to someone’s heart isn’t considered an effective seduction technique, but the cyber security sector were collectively swooned on Valentine’s Day by the launch of the National Cyber Security Centre.

Sold as the UK’s cyber security awakening, the National Cyber Security Centre places innovation and education at the heart of the country’s strategy to reduce cybercrime.

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Kick start 2017 by changing your password

Posted on Monday, January 23rd, 2017 in Information Security

You can’t start a new year without a new year’s resolution, but this year make passwords part of yours. One of the simplest and most important actions you can take to protect yourself online is to have a strong password.
Despite this, only 35% of people follow the government’s latest advice on passwords.  For something that holds so much importance, why is it that so many make the mistake of making them so easy?

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Don’t get phished this Christmas!

Posted on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 in

“During Q4 over the past three years, the number of unique phishing sites detected has increased each month but the number of phishing reports over the same time has declined”

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