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Computer and I.T. security needs to be a multi-layer approach

Computer and I.T. security needs to be a multi-layer approach

Imagine going to bed at night, locking your front door, putting the chain in place and then shooting a bolt top and bottom, but then leaving the back door open (not just unlocked) as well as your downstairs windows –…

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Our advice on Gameover Zeus

Our advice on Gameover Zeus

Following the warning from the FBI and Serious Crime Agency that we all need to ensure we’re not harboring the Gameover Zeus virus, we have the following advice for our clients and loyal blog followers: Start off by scanning your…

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How you risk writing off £1.5k – without warning

How you risk writing off £1.5k – without warning

,The 2014 floods in Britain cost businesses £831m.  The Federation of Small Businesses says that the average cost to each business in flood-hit areas was £1,531. Behind those stark figures — which are bad enough on their own — lies…

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CryptoLocker – the biggest threat this year?

CryptoLocker – the biggest threat this year?

Many of you reading this may well have not heard of a new virus called CryptoLocker. It’s a new advancement of the now fairly familiar ‘ransomware‘ family of threats, such as the Met Police virus or FBI virus. Like other…

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Internet mis-use – Can you discipline staff?

Internet mis-use – Can you discipline staff?

Are you struggling with a problem staff member who is (mis)using your company internet connection when they are supposed to be working? Before you start a disciplinary procedure, make sure you’ve covered all the bases.

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Keep your secrets a secret

Keep your secrets a secret

In the wake of the Ed Snowden ‘PRISM’ disclosure the news agenda is once again focused on privacy and security, which is never a bad thing to be talking about. Worrying about your online privacy is one thing, but before you…

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