Stay Safe Online: How to Identify 7 Types of Social Engineering Attacks

What do you think is the most effective and potentially devastating way for a criminal to launch a cyber attack on a business? Directly hacking through the firewall? Waiting for someone to happen across the attacker’s malware online? Maybe

READ MORE

 9 Practical Ways to Strengthen Your Company’s Mobile Security

It’s an unavoidable security reality: portable devices like laptops, smartphones, and tablets require a bit more security consideration than static devices that “live” on site. But their sheer lose-ability and steal-ability is just one

READ MORE

8 Curious Cyber Attack Symptoms, What They Mean, and What to Do

The longer it takes to identify and contain a cyber breach, the more costly the breach becomes. But don’t just take that from us, it comes to us from industry bigwigs IBM. In their 2021 “Cost of a Data Breach” study, they found that it

READ MORE

2022 Cyber Security Trends: Top 5 Threats to Watch Out for This Year

The so-called cybercrime “industry” never stands still. Cybercriminals are always ducking and diving to evade new security defences and to maximise their profits. According to the boffins at security vendor SonicWall, 2021 was a

READ MORE

Digital Hostage-Taking: The What, How, and Why of Ransomware

The first half of 2021 saw 151% more global ransomware attacks than the first half of 2020. Ransomware is well and truly on the up and up. SonicWall recorded an unprecedented 304.7 million attempted ransomware attacks in the first half of 2021,

READ MORE

War, Pestilence, Famine, and Deepfakes: Cybersecurity Predictions for 2022

As a new year dawns and technology develops, there is a lot of hope for the future - and for science as a whole. But in tech, new frontiers sadly present new risks. So, let’s ponder our crystal ball to see what might keep us in the

READ MORE

More Than Just Antivirus: 6 Considerations for Modern Endpoint Security

A network’s endpoints - devices like PCs, laptops, smartphones, IoT devices, and servers - are arguably the most vulnerable in the fight against cybercrime. They’re essential for the day-to-day running of your business, yet they can become

READ MORE

Black Cats and Black Hats: A Spooky Cyber-Cautionary Tale

It’s officially spooky season, so it’s time for a scary campfire cautionary tale. We’ll learn how - without the right cyber security protections - small attacks that go bump in the night can turn into lurking, herculean

READ MORE

What is SASE? The Future of Hybrid Security or Just the Latest Fad?

Heads up, folks, there’s a new acronym in town: SASE (pronounced “sassy”, apparently). SASE, or Secure Access Service Edge has been recently pioneered by well-renowned consulting and research firm Gartner (of Magic Quadrant fame) and it’s

READ MORE

Supply Chain Attacks: How To Prepare For This Rising Cyber Threat

Back in July 2021, the cybersecurity world was rocked by what experts called “the biggest ransomware attack on record”. We’re of course referring to the Kaseya ransomware incident. Many of you reading this may well be familiar with the

READ MORE

What is Cybersecurity Alert Fatigue and How Can You Escape It?

Alerting is an essential function in cybersecurity. Alerts give you a heads up that something needs your attention immediately, so they play an essential role in keeping your organisation safe. However, if your alert logic is misconfigured or you

READ MORE

SonicWall Mid-Year Cyber Threat Report

This is the SonicWall Cyber Threat mid-year update on everything that's happened in the Cyber world. Let us tell you, many things have happened. Many hacks, bugs, malware and ransomware attacks. Not just on big companies like Microsoft, Android or

READ MORE