Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Most businesses still do not understand the risks of data breaches

According to the Ponemon Institute (MI, USA) most businesses do not understand the risks of data breaches. Further it was reported that the financial consequences cost 38 UK companies an average of £3.56M a year, ranging from £545,000 to £14M. Data breach response is a board-level issue.
Read the article in todays Computer Weekly .

Is your company concerned with data breaches either internally or in their cloud system? If so we would like to hear from you.

Sunday, 12 October 2014

Is your business receiving scam invoices.

We have been receiving emails containing scam invoices for a while now. These may come as an email requesting payment for orders not made and from unknown companies often with incomplete or spirous email addresses.

They often contain attachments of folders or zipped folders. Unless you recognise senders do not open these, they may contain the Trojan called crypto-locker which will may encrypt your hard drive and demand a ransome for the encryption code.

Are you receiving these too, it would be interesting to know how widespread this is. For more information go to our latest news section at . And for a complete assessment of Cyber Security | Business Continuity | Digital Forensics then take a look at our new web site layout at  .