business security

Could Your Apathy to Security Destroy Your Business?

When it comes to business investments, security is perhaps one of the most overlooked needs of any company. Research from Hiscox shows that UK businesses spend £500,000 less per year than the global average on cyber security. This isn’t the only area where we’re underachieving. According to the British Security Industry Association, we are underspending on trained guards, […]

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business security

Does Your Business Security Truly Protect Your People?

Some say that people don’t leave toxic work environments, they leave toxic bosses. In today’s high-pressure workplace, employees are feeling more vulnerable than ever. In 2017/18 alone, we lost 15.4 million workdays due to work-related stress. Within this, 13 per cent of us cite violence, threats or bullying as the leading cause. So what can we […]

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business security threats

Are Your People Encouraging Security Threats?

They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. What if your password got into the wrong hands? How about if a journalist got wind of a data breach? In business, knowledge gaps are a very real security risk. I always recommend regular staff training on every facet of business security – even simple matters […]

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manufacturing

Could Manufacturing Developments Risk Your Security?

Look at almost any industry and it’s hard to see how it functioned without technology. New developments spell better productivity, reduced waste and happier staff. They also open doors to new security threats. This is particularly prominent in manufacturing, where IoT is set to become a $40 billion industry. Add this to physical security and staff, […]

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business security

Are Your People Putting Business Security at Risk?

In a big enough company, it’s likely that some departments will never cross paths. IT support will rarely have any cause to interact with HR, and vice versa. However, there is one critical common interest: security. Threats to business security all have people at their core.  It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in, or your […]

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cyber security

Could you be Exposed by Holes in Your Cyber Security?

Around the world, professionals acknowledge Cyber Security Awareness Month in October. The event was founded in the US, there known as National Cyber Security Awareness Month. It was a collaboration between the Department of Homeland Security and the non-profit National Security Alliance. Cyber Security Awareness Month is a great way of raising awareness for all […]

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University Hackers Article

Hackers beat university cyber-defences in two hours By Sean Coughlan BBC News family and education correspondent 03 April 2019 Family & Education Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionThe attacks were able to get through the cyber-security defences A test of UK university defences against cyber-attacks […]

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Cybersecurity Considerations for your Business Continuity Planning.

  Cybersecurity Considerations for Your Business Continuity Planning There is no doubt that businesses and organisations of all types and sizes must include cybersecurity concerns in their business continuity plans, and they need to sit side by side with the more traditional threats, such as severe weather or supply-chain disruptions. However, cybersecurity necessitates a different […]

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