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Don’t Confuse Kindness with Bribery

Posted on Thursday, February 15th, 2018 in Information Security

The Random Acts of Kindness Day is just around the corner!
On the 17th February we will all be celebrating being kind to one another, but what we don’t want to do is fall into a trap.

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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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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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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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Bob’s Business supports Get Safe Online Day 2016

Posted on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 in Information Security

Bob’s Business is happy to once again support our partners Get Safe Online on their annual day to educate the UK public about the dangers of poor cyber security hygiene. Take a read below to find out what the day is all about and how you can too improve your online security.

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Businesses must take Data Protection seriously

Posted on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 in Information Security

The Data Protection Act has got everyone talking and not for the right reasons - two high profile suspected breaches of the Act have taken place within a couple of days.

Virgin Trains and Richard Branson have found themselves in hot water with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after they released CCTV footage from one of their trains without pixelating members of the public into the public sphere.

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Sage Data Breach

Posted on Friday, August 19th, 2016 in Data Breach

Further to the announcement at the weekend, UK accounting software firm Sage have confirmed details on the breach of 280 accounts to the public. Alarm bells were raised by TheAntiSocialEngineer on Saturday 13th August.

On Wednesday evening, a 32 year old female Sage employee was arrested by the City of London police at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud and has been released on bail.

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