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New Website Security Threats for 2020

New Website Security Threats for 2020

For anyone running a website, 2020 promises to be a tough year when it comes to cybersecurity. According to a range of security experts, not only will you have to deal with the many existing risks; there will also be a raft of emerging threats, many of them highly advanced. Here, we’ll look at some …

Ransomware Strikes Again – 4 Tips For Keeping Safe

Ransomware Strikes Again – 4 Tips For Keeping Safe

If you’ve kept an eye on the news this week, you’ll be aware of a new ransomware threat on the horizon. As the BBC reported, several hospitals in the US and Australia have had to cancel operations and turn patients away because their systems have been ransomed. As these high-profile cases are usually just the …

8 Ways to Ramp Up Website Security

8 Ways to Ramp Up Website Security

Website security is vital for your business, protecting your company against the increasing threat of hacking, infection, ransomware and data theft and the calamitous consequences which ultimately follow. To secure your website, you need to know what the different threats are and how to defend against them. In this post, we’ll look at the major …

Top Cyber Threats to Watch Out For in 2019

Top Cyber Threats to Watch Out For in 2019

2019 will see security continue to be a challenge for all organisations, with increasing numbers of attacks on businesses big and small. There will be the usual raft of major data breaches, the daily discovery of new malware threats and the continuing blight of ransomware attacks. In addition, businesses need to be aware of new …

Magic Tips to Defend Your Website from The Curse of The Hacker

Magic Tips to Defend Your Website from The Curse of The Hacker

Unlike the evil creatures from folklore, hackers are real demons that prowl the shadowy regions of the internet looking for vulnerable victims. Anyone who runs a website is potential prey and if they discover a chink in your armour, they’ll pounce at the opportunity. So, as Halloween approaches, here are some defence against the dark …

7 Ways to Defend Online Stores From Hacking

7 Ways to Defend Online Stores From Hacking

Of all websites, online stores are perhaps the choicest targets for hackers. They have valuable user data to be stolen and sold, financial transactions to be hijacked and, with user accounts to be exploited, they make a great place to spread malware infections. They are also ideal places to use ransomware as owners are often …

Cyber Security Threats and 9 Ways to Deal With Them

Cyber Security Threats and 9 Ways to Deal With Them

There’s not a month goes by without a cyber security issue hitting the headlines. The attacks that break the news, though, are just the tip of the iceberg. Businesses, big and small are getting attacked every day and in huge numbers. For those that fall victim, the fallout can be devastating: 60% of SMBs go …

How to Protect Your System from Ransomware

How to Protect Your System from Ransomware

2017 seems to be the year of the mass ransomware attacks. First, there was the WannaCry attack in May and, a month later, there was Petya. Both these attacks caused widespread damage in thousands of organisations across the globe: most notably, WannaCry wreaked havoc in the NHS and Petya took down the radiation monitoring system …

10 Security Tips for Enterprise Network Administration

10 Security Tips for Enterprise Network Administration

As newer, more sophisticated threats evolve, network security is becoming increasingly challenging. An organisation’s network can face threats from infection, hacking and even internal infiltration. In addition, the proliferation of new networked technologies means there are even more routes for attackers to gain entry. In this post, we’ll look at ten tips to help your …

How DNS Records Work

How DNS Records Work

Have you ever wondered what happens when you click on a link or type an address in your browser? The page that loads doesn’t appear by magic. The web page you are looking for is just one of 4.6 billion stored on one of 75 million servers around the world and, somehow, it needs to …

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