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Cyber security – Virus protection

Computer viruses are abundant in the 21st century and are only getting more apparent as time goes by. In the last decade, there has been an 87% increase in Malware infections. At present, over 92% of all Malware is delivered by email.¹ They have evolved from something that’s sole purpose is to cause carnage into […]

Cyber security – Up to date Software and Devices

The average British household owns 7.4 internet-connected devices¹. The reason for this is because we have become a society based on having connectivity at our fingertips. We are obsessed with the latest tech, but some business owners don’t seem to have the same interest in keeping their current devices up-to-date and functioning to the best […]

Cyber security – Firewalls

As we have spoken about previously, cybersecurity is the protection of computer systems from theft or damage to the hardware or data. Cybersecurity is an issue in practically every person’s life in the modern world. With 70.7% of the population of the Philippines using the internet last year¹, along with the advancements of technology, our […]

Cyber Security – Secure configuration

As we explored in our last article, cybersecurity is an integral part of every business in the current age. There were 1,100,000 cyberattacks in the Philippines in 2019¹ highlighting the importance of cybersecurity. Here are a few of the things to look out for.   System configuration System configuration control requires businesses to optimize all […]

An Introduction to Cyber Security

Cybersecurity is the protection of computer systems, networks, mobile devices, electronic systems, and data from malicious attacks. The objective of cybersecurity is to prevent harm to your computer networks, applications, devices and data. Cybersecurity is constantly evolving to keep up with the shifting strategies and technology used by hackers. The importance of cybersecurity can’t be […]

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H&M Fined €35.2m for GDPR Violations

The world’s second-biggest fashion retailer was today handed a monumental fine for violating the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). A German subsidiary of Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) was fined €35,258,707.95 by regulatory body the Hamburg Data Protection Authority (HmbBfDI) for excessive use of employee data. H&M employs around 126,000 people globally. The fine imposed […]

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Ransomware: from Entry to Ransom in Under 45 Minutes

Ransomware gangs are performing wide-ranging internet scans to find vulnerable systems and then accelerating attacks to just minutes to capitalize on COVID-19, Microsoft has warned. Corporate VP of customer security and trust, Tom Burt, revealed the findings in a blog post introducing the firm’s Digital Defense Report yesterday. He claimed that threat actors have “rapidly increased sophistication” […]