Posts In: Technology

GCHQ – Cyber Most Likely Crime

“Here in the UK the crime you’re most likely to suffer is a cyber-crime” - Sir Jeremy Fleming, GCHQ Director.

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GCHQ – Ransomware doubles in past year

Why have ransomware attacks increased so much? The answer is quite simple: it is very effective.

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Microsoft’s Passwordless Login – Are You Sure?

14th October 2021 Security, Technology

If you want proper passwordless technology then you need to use Keeper. You log into Keeper and then every other login that you need to do is done for you. This includes any 2FA that may have otherwise slowed you down.

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Quantum Cryptography – What Will Change?

13th October 2021 Brigantia, Data Protection, Technology

What will happen to all the existing security if quantum computers make them no longer fit for purpose? These systems will become obsolete, and quantum security will be born.

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What does safe-t do, and why should I be interested?

12th February 2021 Brigantia, Security, Technology

The fundamental concept behind safe-t’s services is “Zero Trust”.

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Why you should never store your credentials in your browser

18th December 2020 Data Protection, GDPR, Security, Technology

As many as three million people use browser extensions that maliciously take their data.

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Why don’t people use password managers?

30th September 2020 Security, Technology

People don’t see why they need a password manager to store a few passwords for all their accounts nor know the risks associated with poor password hygiene. Clearly, there is a need for effective education if more people are to adopt these tools.

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Rollover or Double-Down?

17th August 2020 Brigantia, Security, Technology

You are faced with a choice: you can either stick to your current business model, accept your lot, and get ready to tighten your belt: or you double-down, work out other income streams and try to more than make up for your reduced core business.

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What is selling in the new normal?

It would seem that cyber criminals are rather opportunistic by nature and have seen the chaos that the pandemic has left in its wake as a chance to get a better return upon their “investments”, and have expanded operations and increased their efforts accordingly.

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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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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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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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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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