How to Avoid Scams in Isolation

How to Avoid Scams in Isolation It has been reported that, since the start of the pandemic, there have been more than 500 COVID-19 related scams and over 2,000 phishing attempts. These statistics suggest that criminals are seeking to exploit our fears surrounding the Coronavirus. These figures stand to show that now, more than ever,

Why Your Business Needs a Firewall

Why Your Business Needs a Firewall What is a Firewall? At its most basic, a firewall is a defensive mechanism against unwanted traffic. This is a crucial layer of security, that should be implemented as a part of a multi layered defence system.  The firewall itself is designed to prevent or reduce instances of unwanted, unauthorised network communications,

UK Cyber crime

UK Cyber crime 2016 - Infographic UK businesses have reported a 22% increase in UK cyber crime in the past year, resulting in more than £1bn in losses. UK businesses reported losses of £1,079,447,765 in the past year, according to figures released by Get Safe Online and the UK’s national fraud and cyber crime