Business Safe

Keep your Business Safe when Moving to the Web

Since the outbreak of Covid-19 many companies have pushed to online solutions in order to keep trading. If you are considering this, or have already made the move, the following advice can assist in helping to keep your business trading safely and securely online

Background Security

Background Security: Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware & Firewalls

Anti-virus/anti-malware and Firewalls are background security features that run in the back of our devices, and can sometimes stay in the background of our thoughts when we think about our cyber hygiene. There are a lot of myths and rumours associated with these protections, so let’s examine how they work and the things they can’t do. 

Securing Live Conference Calls

Securing Live Conference Calls

One of my favourite programmes was Spooks. Seemingly capable of logging into anything, it was always done speedily and without much thought. Hacking Zoom is the new reality - but it doesn’t involve hacking, it just involves knowing slightly more than someone else. Like the Cabinet Office releasing screenshots of a Zoom call clearly showing the meeting ID.

Virtual Private Networks

Virtual Private Networks

When you’re working from home, you’ll still want to access your work’s digital resources. If you’re going to be accessing business documents and resources over the internet from your home, there are two things you really don’t want: a stranger to SEE those work documents, and a stranger who could ALTER those documents.

Home and mobile working

Home and mobile working: common sense security advice

The current coronavirus crisis has pushed ‘Home and mobile working’ onto the front pages.

Self-isolation is critically important as we work towards preventing the rapid spread of the virus. But how can we isolate ourselves from a different threat whilst working remotely or at home?