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20 Jun

Business Continuity

Business Continuity Plan: What Is It And Why Do You Need It

Business continuity plans and disaster recovery plans often get mixed up, with people thinking that because they have a business continuity plan (BCP) they don’t need a disaster recovery plan (DRP), and vice versa. They are, of course, very closely linked but with BCPs taking a more proactive approach to avoid and minimise the risk […]

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Posted by: Bruce P

Jun

Anti-spam

Antispam tools invading your digital privacy

I recently blogged about how we can be our own worst enemies in disclosing our online identity. And how the companies we provide this information to sell it to allow people to target you with marketing and advertising campaigns. Since writing this a colleague brought to my attention a recent story involving a popular email […]

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Posted by: Bruce P

12 Jun

Sitting duck for cyber criminals

Does our addiction to email make us a sitting duck for cyber criminals?

Could you do your job without email? Well if you are an office worker or field based executive, it would probably be difficult. And what about in your private life? We spend so much time online not having email could be a bit of a challenge for many of us. How much of our time […]

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Posted by: Bruce P

30 May

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Small business owner? Here’s why you could be next for cyber criminals

Small business have increasingly become attractive targets for hackers, with some reports suggesting that up to half of cyber attacks are on small businesses. So, why haven’t you heard about them? We’ve grown accustomed to news stories about large companies and organisations being targeted. But that’s only because these companies are household names. At a […]

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Posted by: Bruce P

25 May

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Worried about your identity being stolen? You’re selling it every day…

Working in the IT industry, we spend a lot of time helping business owners and senior management to understand the risks of cybercrime; both to their organisations and to them personally. Security of data, particularly information held on individuals and subject to data protection law is quite rightly a concern for Board Members. With the impending […]

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Posted by: Bruce P