Why being Cyber Essentials Certified is ESSENTIAL

2019-08-23T11:27:24+01:00August 22nd, 2019|Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security|

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?

2019-08-19T15:38:59+01:00July 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

2019-03-28T09:53:21+01:00March 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 [...]

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Smart Home, Smart Office

2019-04-23T10:07:29+01:00March 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…

2019-01-25T15:55:37+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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What is Cyber Essentials and why does my Law firm need to have it?

2019-08-15T14:57:28+01:00July 26th, 2018|Compliance, Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security, GDPR, Security and Threats|

If you are reading this article there is a good chance you already know what Cyber Essentials is.  For those that do not, Cyber Essentials is a UK Government backed standard for business cyber security which helps you guard against the most common Cyber Security threats. In fact experts believe that by adopting Cyber Essentials [...]

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