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4 Top Tips To Creating A Strong Password

Posted by Diana Hugh on May 21, 2019 12:24:11 PM

While often overlooked, password security is an essential element of operating safely in the modern workplace. With the recent Verizon data breach report revealing that an astonishing 81% of intrusions took advantage of poor password control, how can you keep your information and sensitive data safe in a digital world that experiences more and more cyber-attacks every single day?

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Topics: Security, IT Network Risk Assessment

Is Cyber Security Worth The Investment?

Posted by Diana Hugh on Mar 28, 2019 3:41:00 PM

As more businesses become further dependent on technology, the issue of cyber-security grows day by day. A key question for all businesses to answer is - is cyber-security worth the investment?

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Topics: Security, Cyber Security

4 Best Practices For Business Cyber Security

Posted by Diana Hugh on Mar 11, 2019 11:23:48 AM

Whether you're running a small business or a large corporation, it's never been more crucial to adopt the latest cyber-security measures. In this digital age, your customers must feel confident that their personal data is protected when they use your services. The recent implementation of GDPR practices has further cemented the importance of keeping data safe. With a few simple measures, however, you can protect yourself and your clients by ensuring that your information is fully secure.

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Topics: Security

3 Things To Look For When Choosing Anti-Virus Software For Your Business

Posted by Diana Hugh on Jan 2, 2019 10:16:00 AM

Antivirus software is designed to stop viruses from entering your computer system. These programs also search for, detect, and get rid of viruses. This includes software viruses, as well as other malicious software including adware, malware, and Trojan worms.

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Topics: Security

5 Tips To Protect Your Computer From Ransomware

Posted by Diana Hugh on Dec 27, 2018 1:33:00 PM

Ransomware is a type of malware or malicious software. It is one of many cyber security threats businesses need to be aware of today.

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Topics: Security

Anti-Virus Software: How Often Should You Run Scans?

Posted by Diana Hugh on Dec 20, 2018 11:10:00 AM

In the race to keep up with data legislation and maintain the highest levels of privacy and security, it's sometimes basic IT housekeeping that gets forgotten.

All systems which connect to the internet should be regularly scanned to detect risks and ensure swift action.

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Topics: Security

Cyber Essentials Certificate Achieved!

Posted by Diana Hugh on Nov 30, 2018 2:09:05 PM

Here at UserOne, we have just been awarded our very first Cyber Essentials certificate! The Cyber Essentials accreditation is a mark of our commitment to security and respect for data protection.

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Topics: Security

Don't Let Your Business Be Hacked - 6 Major IT And Cyber Security Risks For Small Businesses

Posted by Diana Hugh on Nov 21, 2018 9:59:00 AM

If you're a small business, it's likely you're already aware of the risks of hacking - but maybe you thought it would never happen to you. When it comes to your IT and cybersecurity, it has never been more important to keep up to date with how best to prevent risks for your business, keep your customer’s data safe, and your company protected. Read on for six of the most common causes of security breaches in small businesses - and for tips on how you can prevent them from happening to you:

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Topics: Security

After 2020, Businesses Have To Pay Microsoft For Windows 7 Security Updates

Posted by Diana Hugh on Oct 25, 2018 4:10:15 PM

Microsoft have decided to move onto new horizons and invest in new technology on the market. After 2020, they will no longer provide free security updates for Windows 7 machines. And, without shelling out for the updates, you might end up with big holes in the security of your business computers.

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Topics: Microsoft, Windows, Security

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