Mobile device security – ringing any bells?

2021-06-24T14:42:08+01:00June 24th, 2021|Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security|

If you have a mobile phone which you use for business do you wonder about mobile device security? Do you have any idea which of your staff have company data on their personal phones and whether it’s password protected? What happens if your device has confidential data on it and you lose it or it’s [...]

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Cyber security protection – why tighten it up?

2021-05-11T13:29:47+01:00May 11th, 2021|Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security, Remote Working, Security and Threats|

4 in 10 UK businesses report suffering breaches or attacks in the last year. It could be you if you have a blind spot and don’t update your cyber security protection in line with the times … A survey of cyber security breaches carried out by Ipsos MORI recently for the government found that: • [...]

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How we can help remove the security risks around your remote team

2021-04-21T10:53:43+01:00April 21st, 2021|Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security, Law, Remote Working|

Clients rely on you and they rely on your technology. So how confident are you that your law firm cyber security is top notch when people are remote working? This is the last in our current series on this important topic. In recent articles we have looked at the risks to your legal practice with [...]

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5 reasons you need Cyber Essentials

2020-11-25T11:17:44+00:00September 17th, 2020|Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security, Security and Threats, Tips and Advice|

Having Cyber Essentials certification not only protects your business but shows your clients and prospects you take cyber security seriously too. Coronavirus is something which is proving very difficult to control and is impacting our daily lives in ways that were unforeseen mere months ago. So, in business it’s vital that - where we can [...]

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Phishing attacks – it’s open season!

2020-12-15T12:12:51+00:00June 9th, 2020|Accountants, Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security, Law, Security and Threats|

There's an increase in phishing attacks on businesses, as well as home-workers. We explain what they are and how to reduce the risk with better cybersecurity. If you’re unfamiliar with the term ‘phishing’, it’s still fishy but nothing to do with fish! Phishing is when cyber criminals send a message, commonly a scam email [...]

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Why being Cyber Essentials Certified is ESSENTIAL

2020-10-27T11:55:12+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security, Law|

Is your company Cyber Essentials certified? If not, you may be missing out… Cyber Essentials is a UK Government standard based around configuring your IT systems in line with best practices and helping you to guard against the most common cyber threats. In fact, it is estimated that when implemented correctly, it should block about 80% [...]

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Accountants – Have You Embraced Automation Yet?

2020-12-15T11:12:52+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Cyber Essentials, Financial Services, Tips and Advice|

Compared to most other industries, accounting hasn’t seen much in the way of innovation over the years. But this could all change soon with the adoption of automated technologies. Previously confined to the likes of the manufacturing sector, I’m now seeing automation start to benefit many other industries by aiding repetitive and rules-based functions – [...]

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Taking Care of the Essentials for Financial Services

2020-02-05T10:20:26+00:00March 28th, 2019|Compliance, Cyber Essentials, Financial Services, GDPR|

If you work in the financial services sector, you’ll already be well aware of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the various regulations and guidelines it puts in place to ensure financial markets are honest, fair and effective. The authority regulates more than 58,000 financial businesses from the largest banks, insurers and market infrastructure providers [...]

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Smart Home, Smart Office

2020-10-27T12:28:17+00:00March 12th, 2019|Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security, Security and Threats, Technology News|

For several years, the use of smart technologies in our homes has been steadily increasing. Connected devices like the Amazon Echo, Google Home range and Hive’s smart home products now let you control your home from your smartphone. Allowing you to do things like stream music to every room, turn the lights on remotely, boost [...]

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Why Accountants Need Cyber Essentials…

2020-10-23T09:14:26+01:00November 27th, 2018|Company News, Compliance, Cyber Essentials, Security and Threats|

For those that may not be aware, there is a government backed standard for cyber security, called Cyber Essentials. It is, in simple terms, a way for businesses to demonstrate a responsible approach to cyber security, protecting both themselves and their clients. Cyber security is something we all need to take seriously: currently around half [...]

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