The UK Track ‘n’ Trace App: Where is it?

About a month ago, I looked into the trace and tracking app that was going through trials on the Isle of Wight, explaining the dangers of it and why it would ultimately be a bad idea. Well, it’s back again. A reviewed version of the app was supposed to go into trial on Tuesday but […]

Possible Dangers of a Contact-Tracing App

Yesterday, the first UK contact-tracing app was introduced via the COVID-19 review. The app will be undergoing a trial run, on the Isle of Wight. Council staff and healthcare workers have been invited to install it today, ahead of a wider release across the island, on Thursday. Though this is the case, many concerns have […]

Tips to Working Remotely without Trust Issues

Computer on Desk

At an ungodly hour this morning, the Telegraph released an article on the newly enforced isolation rules for the UK. People are only able to leave their house on very specific grounds, these include shopping for necessities, daily exercise, a medical need or traveling to and from work if it cannot be done from home. […]

Covid19 – Home Office Health Check Support

What is a Home Office Health Check (HOHC)? Our HOHCs (Home Office Health Checks), or IT health checks, are designed to detect and advise on any security issues you may have with your home office setup. Why are we Introducing the Home Office Health Check (HOHC)? The COVID-19 outbreak has forced millions of people to […]

Gone Phishing

The huge amount of news coverage surrounding COVID-19 has created a new danger; phishing attacks looking to exploit our fears about the virus. How does it work? Cybercriminals or hackers send emails, claiming to be from legitimate companies with information about the coronavirus. These emails may ask you to open an attachment to see the […]

Samurai Jack’s a CIPP/E!

With the recent news of a public health crisis due to COVID-19, Samurai have decided to work from home in order to limit any unnecessary contact. I, myself, was supposed to be travelling to the wonderful terrain of New Zealand right now, however, due to closed borders and flight cancellations, I get to write about […]

Coronavirus, Remote Working, and Your Company

Here are the current numbers for how many cases of Coronavirus have affected the UK. As the virus spreads, more and more people are being motivated to self-isolate, which results in more people working from home. However, because your company is safer from Coronavirus, it can mean a massive decrease in cybersecurity, endangering your company’s […]