Posts In: Security

Cloud Computing – the Big Question is WHY?

13th July 2018 Security

Other than a vague feeling that cloud computing is the future, do you really know why your next server should be cloud-based? Sure, it is…

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Phishing can be Phun

9th July 2018 Security

As a business, you have a choice of two different ways to teach your staff about Phishing. One of them will be VERY expensive. Phish…

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Great security only works if it is switched on

9th July 2018 Security

Securing your client’s network against their staff OK, let’s be honest about this, this article is all about how Heimdal Security has the power to…

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Patching the Humans

19th June 2018 Security

How to train your staff how to spot Phishing emails You’ve worked hard, and you have your IT security pretty well locked down: your network…

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Did you know that UK companies must have a disaster recovery plan under GDPR legislation which comes into force on 25th May?

6th April 2018 Security

In the dry, legal jargon used in the text of the Data Protection Bill (the UK’s enactment of GDPR): “…the controller or the processor must,…

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Popcorn Training launches GDPR and PII training videos

4th April 2018 Security

Why training is needed: Training is key to GDPR as if your staff doesn’t know and understand how to work in a compliant way, then…

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Stay Lucky!

12th March 2018 Security

Back when people did not really understand much of the world around them, a lot believed that carrying a rabbit’s foot would bring them good…

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Why was 2017 the ‘year of acceptance’ for cybercrime?

16th January 2018 Security

2016, early last year, was declared the ‘year of ransomware’. At the time, it saw the largest growth in ransomware attacks the world had ever…

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The NHS Attack That Never Actually Happened

21st June 2017 Security

Unless you live under a rock, for those of us who operate in The Channel, you will be aware of the hugely successful hack carried…

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Heimdal Security launches new artificial intelligence technology

25th May 2017 Security

Brigantia has always ensured that we are supplying our partners with the highest level of cyber protection possible and this has led to the development…

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NHS crippled by cyberattacks… Some thoughts from the Brigantia Partner Support Team

14th May 2017 Security

No doubt you’ve read the recent news that NHS services across England have been hit by a large-scale cyberattack and they have elected to protect…

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Why are schools so much more vulnerable to ransomware?

6th March 2017 Security

It is not news to anyone who reads my posts that cybersecurity is one of the most important elements of any business strategy in this…

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To hybrid or not to… don’t worry we have both covered!

14th February 2017 Security

Brigantia has always moved with the times, leading the channel towards the future by providing partners with an innovative range of services and solutions that…

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Devon town council held to ransom for £3,000 by hackers is yet more evidence that anti-virus programs are simply no longer enough.

7th February 2017 Security

The Daily Telegraph reports today that a town council in Devon is being held to ransom after hackers demanded £3,000 for the safe return of…

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Patch Perfect – How to stop a robber from breaking into your garage (Article 2 of Heimdal Security series)

23rd January 2017 Security

So, in article 1, we have already discovered how 91.3% of second generation malware dials back for its encryption key via DNS. It is important…

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Securing DNS by Heimdal Security

11th January 2017 Security

Why you need a product that protects your DNS security (Article 1 of Heimdal Security series) As Brigantia has previously mentioned, 2016 was the year…

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Ransoc: Now there’s more at stake than simply losing your data

5th December 2016 Security

Innovation in the hacking space is continuing to develop at an impressive rate. 2016 has been, without a doubt, the year of ransomware with a…

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“…Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today…” Benjamin Franklin

14th October 2016 Security

The best way to keep your data safe from ransomware is to think and act proactively. If you follow the simple steps as stated in…

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Will email in the workplace be dead by 2020?

19th August 2016 Security

I am going to make a sweeping statement and predict that email will follow traditional post and fax services and will become obsolete over the…

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Bank Cyber-Attacks Said to have Prompted US Federal Reserve to have Prepared New Safeguards

29th July 2016 Security

Last month I commented on how cybercrime is a massive threat to UK businesses and how it is reaching a critical state. I have received…

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The threat of UK cybercrime is reaching a critical level

5th July 2016 Security

Cybercrime is a massive threat to UK businesses and it is reaching a critical state. The Government has identified it as one of the biggest…

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