‘Will Cybersecurity Ever Die Out?’

When researching questions that are currently asked about cybersecurity, I came across ‘will cybersecurity ever die out?’ I found this question to be interesting as it’s a complex and rather odd question but, the more I think about it, the more interested I get so… Will Cybersecurity Ever Die Out? In short, no, and especially […]

Why is Cybersecurity Important?

Two popular questions by unseasoned cybersecurity researchers are ‘who does cybercrime affect’ and ‘why is cybersecurity important’? So, today, I’m going to walk you through the answers to these questions. Who does cybercrime affect? Cybercrime can affect anyone, whether you’re the attacker or an unfortunate victim. The more you do online, the more likely you […]

6 Great Security Software Choices

In our last blog, we were urging you to get some form of security software to prepare for any possible cyber attacks. Here are our most recommended products and their features. Product Pros Cons Avast Ultimate This software comes with a lot of worthwhile products (Wi-Fi Inspector and Ransomeware Shield just to name a couple) […]

Preventing a Breach

We’ve directed you on how you can recover after a breach but we all know that prevention is the best cure so here are some tips to preventing a cybersecurity breach. Passwords Passwords are critical when protecting your sensitive data so it’s important to keep them strong and up to date. To keep the hackers […]

What to Do After a Security Breach

Step 1: Conclude You’ll need to ensure that all of your networks and devices are working properly after the breach. You’ll probably end up changing passwords, wiping infected devices and patching your existing hardware. You may, also, want to invest in a trustworthy cybersecurity software package or go through the vulnerabilities of your system with […]

New Team Member Gained! Meet Brad Thomas

We are proud to announce another new member to join our team. A huge welcome to Brad Thomas as our Head of Business Development. Starting his career in a consulting background, he helped companies in the technology sector iron out the creases in their acquisition & retention strategy. He has now moved into an all-round […]

Is CREST Still Relevant?

What is CREST? The name CREST gets thrown around a lot in the cybersecurity industry and it’s important to know what it is before you consider it as a certification. CREST is one of the many ways to be certain that the cybersecurity team you’ve hired for your organisation are qualified, knowledgeable and skilled. CREST […]

Cybersecurity Awareness: A Step-by-Step Guide

1. Identifying Threats Understand what threats can come from outside of your organisation. This may seem obvious but it’s important to understand these threats and not just be ware of them. It’s also important to understand what internal threats could jeopardise you. These can be caused by inappropriate usage of networks or a sheer lack […]

Thanks, Bezos: Video Doorbells Being Used by Police

Information, from two leaked documents, suggests that the FBI is concerned that some people may be using smart doorbells (such as the ever-popular Ring doorbells) to spy on the police. Said hacked documents describe a 2017 incident where someone under investigation remotely watched live footage of police preparing to serve a search warrant. This information […]

Red Team vs. Blue Team: A Non-Experts’ View

When talking about cybersecurity, the terms ‘red team’ and ‘blue team’ tend to surface. These terms are used to describe teams that use their skills to imitate the techniques that hackers might use (red) and other teams that use their skills to defend (blue). Today, I’m going to research and try and differentiate these teams […]