The cyber criminals exploiting coronavirus panic

Reading, 20 March 2020 – Cyber hackers are preying on the public’s fear of Covid-19 to spread their own harmful viruses. According to multiple cybersecurity experts, the spike in phishing techniques, fraudulently claiming to come from an official source is the worst in years.

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How to keep business healthy during outbreak

Reading 12 March 2020 – Up to a fifth of the UK’s workforce are likely to be off sick at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Government’s best estimations.

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Is your medical practice a top ransomware target?

Reading, 17 January 2020 – Since the early 2000s, medical professionals have increasingly been choosing electronic patient records over paper. Although digital records are certainly easier to access and harder to lose or destroy, they are by no means immune to disaster – and organisations have more to worry about than just fires and floods.

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1,000% hike in security incidents for finance firms

The UK’s financial sector will no doubt be checking business continuity plans in the light of reports that security breaches were up 12 times last year on the previous 12 months.

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55% of UK firms report cyber-attacks

More than half of UK firms are suffering cyber-attacks and most admit they are under-prepared for data breaches, according to a report by global insurers Hiscox.

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Dixons Breach Becomes Super-breach Following Review

Earlier this year high street electronics firm Dixons Carphone revealed that a data breach had occurred the previous year, effecting over 1 million cu…

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Power Surge Causes Outages To Reading Offices

On Tuesday 26th, June, businesses and organisations in the Reading Abbey square faced temporary downtime when a power surge caused apower outage. At 8…

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Failure To Test Backup Systems Costs Visa

Global payment organisation Visa suffered an outage on Friday 1stJune leading to more than 5 million failed transactions. The problem began at around …

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Disaster Recovery or Reduced Downtime?

Disaster recovery (DR) has historically been out of reach to some organisations. The need for expensive equipment or services outweighed the perceived…

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Why Great Support Is Vital To IT Strategy

An organisation’s IT strategy must deal with many aspects, from ensuring users have a seamless experience to protecting against the threats of organ…

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Equifax – The Breach That Keeps Getting Bigger

Last year in September 2017 Equifax revealed that they had numerous data files stolen by hackers. The Credit Ratings agency initially at the time repo…

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Commonwealth Bank Of Australia And The Tale Of The Lost Tapes

Tape media has long been used for storing data for long-term retention, as an alternate copy, a backup or an archive. It is a well trusted medium and …

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