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Office 365 Monitoring

30th March 2020 Brigantia, Security, Technology

Bluedog Office 365 Monitoring – Protecting Office 365 from Malicious Attacks  The advice from the government is to work from home where we can. This brings security challenges and hackers will make…

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A Week is a Long Time in Politics

18th March 2020 Uncategorised

As Harold Wilson once said, “A week is a long time in politics.” These days it feels as though a week is a long time…

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May you live in interesting times

“May you live in interesting times” is an English expression which purports to be a translation of a traditional Chinese curse. While seemingly a blessing,…

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So what is Brigantia?

10th March 2020 Brigantia

As Product Marketing Manager at Brigantia and doing a lot of product demos to new prospect partners, this is a question I get asked a…

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We are finalists in the Network Computing Awards 2020

24th February 2020 Brigantia

We are pleased to announce that we are shortlisted for an award this year. We are finalists for Distributor of the Year. Our Security Awareness…

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How to keep your business secure during a crisis

At the time of writing this the official figures for confirmed Coronavirus cases is 45,204; 4,985 people have recovered and 1,116 have died. These are…

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Human Error

“Well, I don’t think there is any question about it. It can only be attributable to human error. This sort of thing has cropped up…

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Why would a Brigantia Partner want to use Cloud Business IaaS?

3rd February 2020 Brigantia, Cloud, Technology

You are an IT professional so you already know why a business would want to make use of running a server or service in the…

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We’ve been shortlisted for the PCR Awards 2020

17th January 2020 Brigantia

We are pleased to announce that we are shortlisted for two awards this year. Both awards are in the Distribution Category. The distribution awards are…

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The End of Windows 7

13th January 2020 Brigantia, GDPR

In a few days Windows 7 security support finally comes to an end. For an operating system launched in 2009, that’s really not bad going.

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Travelex becomes the latest victim of computer criminal behaviour

3rd January 2020 Brigantia, Data Protection, Security

Angus Shaw In March 2018 Travelex managed to leak around 17,000 people’s data. These unfortunate data subjects were all Tesco Bank customers; the data leaked…

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Why do people click on phishing links so quickly?

2nd December 2019 Brigantia, Data Protection, Security

Chloe Schofield Someone asked me a question at a cybersecurity seminar recently. “What do you think has been the single biggest change to the business…

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Does your business need a guardian angel?

19th November 2019 Brigantia, Data Protection, Security

“Firewalls and endpoint protection which SMBs have traditionally relied on are no longer adequate as experienced hackers can easily find ways round them.” – Tim…

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MailSentry

26th September 2019 Brigantia, Data Protection, Security

First of all, I would like to introduce myself to those of you reading this who may not know who I am. My name is…

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Data protection just took on a whole new level of seriousness

2nd August 2019 Brigantia, Data Protection, GDPR, Security

Mustafa Kasim of Palmer’s Green recently became the first person to be sent to prison following an investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Kasim…

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Time to take data security seriously?

The news of British Airways’ massive data breaches and the equally massive fines from the ICO are a clear sign of what is to come…

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Angus Shaw makes PCR Magazine 30 under thirty list, 2019

7th June 2019 Brigantia

“…PCR rounds up 30 rising stars under the age of 30 who have already made an impact in the industry and we predict will be…

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GDPR One Year On… Introducing CyberSmart’s GDPR Smart

14th May 2019 Technology

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is not a fast-moving department normally. In fact, nearly a year into having GDPR in effect in the UK and…

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This is Why We Train

16th April 2019 Technology

I was struck by a thought this morning when a phishing email arrived in my inbox, and I pressed the Phish-Alert button as I had…

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A Stitch in Time Saves Nine

16th April 2019 Technology

When I was a child, I heard the saying and completely misunderstood it: I thought, “How can anyone stitch time?” Needless to say, it was…

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The main tool used by hackers to break into an organisation

3rd April 2019 Technology

If you had to guess what the main tool that hackers use to get into an organisation is, what would you say? Would it be…

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How can an MSP / MSSP business have the resources to sell and implement security training?

28th March 2019 Technology

The title says it all really: if your team is running at capacity doing what you do best then how can you possibly consider taking…

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Critical Incident Response

18th February 2019 Technology

What to do when it’s already hit the fan A lot of services provided through Brigantia are there to prevent such terrible things as data…

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Business vs Hackers

14th February 2019 Brigantia, Security, Technology

There are two things in the media a lot these days: Which companies have been hacked and the GDPR impact as a result of these…

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The Free Mailserver Security Assessment

22nd December 2018 Technology

Wouldn’t it be good if you could test your mail server’s resilience without exposing both it and your users to unsafe content? KnowBe4 now provides…

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The Trouble with Email

12th December 2018 Technology

Email: If it was switched off suddenly now, everything would stop. Businesses, government and in fact, pretty much every organisation makes massive use of it….

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Brigantia Partners Day

4th December 2018 Uncategorised

Here is a sneaky preview of highlights taken from our recent Brigantia Annual Partners Day held at Twickenham Stadium over the 21st and 22nd of…

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The Papercloud Opportunity from Watermark Technologies

27th November 2018 Technology

Do you know what a Document Management System (DMS) is? If you do, then great – this article is for you. If you haven’t heard…

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Why wait until the horse has bolted before you close the gate?

9th October 2018 Security

As you have probably seen recently, Heathrow Airport recently had a data breach in the form of a USB stick that had been lost somewhere…

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Some thoughts on the Facebook Data Breach

3rd October 2018 Security

Facebook doesn’t seem to get into the news for anything good. From Cambridge Analytica and election engineering through to how it targets its users in…

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Heimdal Security to launch Infinity Management to the UK Channel

24th September 2018 Security

For those of you who know me, whether in a business environment or in a personal capacity, you will know that I am very passionate…

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The threats evolve: how can a business stay safe?

8th September 2018 Security

The latest in the evolution of malware specifically targets the Telecom Sector and wreaks about as much havoc as you would expect in these interesting…

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Staff – the best and last line of security defence

5th September 2018 Security

We have all heard the phrase “the security landscape is always changing”, yet so many of us still believe that technology alone can protect our…

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National Cyber Security Centre Guidance

5th September 2018 Security

Within GCHQ, there is a division called the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). Given that GCHQ is the UK equivalent of the NSA, you can…

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What is public cloud and why should I care?

5th September 2018 Cloud

What is public cloud and why should I care? Let’s say that your company delivers a service to your clients via an app or some…

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Keep Your Friends Close…

24th August 2018 Security

Have you ever wondered where the bad guys that use ransomware and other malicious code actually get it all from? The options are pretty limited:…

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