Every organisation relies on the internet to some degree or another for communications, transactions, payments and data access. Unfortunately, however, the internet has also become a channel of choice for criminals to commit financial and other crimes. Your organisation must take precautions to protect itself.
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Apple Mac Computers
Malicious activity against Macs increases as they become more popular.
How to bank online safely and securely.
Cybercriminals use botnets to take over computers to perpetrate a number of crimes.
Business Security Planning
The first step to taking a systematic approach to security.
Cyber certification can bring important benefits to any organisation.
Cyber & Information Security Support
Consider using a cyber and info security support specialist.
Cyber Liability Insurance
Cover events such as lost data, viruses, hacking and data protection breaches.
Encrypt confidential data and communications in case they fall into the wrong hands.
Attacks which render their victims' websites unable to service legitimate requests.
Downloading & File Sharing
Ensure that when you download anything from the internet, you are doing so legally.
Electronic & Card Payments
Simple precautions can prevent problems from arising.
How to deal with unwanted communications that can be very harmful to your business.
Ensure good security practice and robust systems before embarking on eprocurement.
A firewall is a barrier between the internet and your computers or network.
It is essential to ensure that you can identify and prevent fraud.
Hacking to cause disruption or make a point.
HMRC/Companies House Scams
HMRC or other government organisations will not email requesting confidential data.
Software distributed to disrupt, defraud and/or spy.
Mobile & Home Access
Ensure access when working away from the office is secure at all times.
Password Protocol & Control
Correct password choice and use is vital in order to protect security and identity.
Protect Your Website
It is essential to protect your website against hackers and technical failure.
Malware that remotely locks a computer from a remote location and demands payment.
Selling on eBay
Take precautions against risks encountered when selling on auction sites.
Social engineering is criminal's deceitful route to many types of crime.
Social Networking / Social Media
Safe and responsible use of social networking sites.
Any connected organisation faces risk. Minimise this with robust staff policies.
Poor practice or systems could jeopardise the security of the entire supply chain.
The safe setting up and use of office and home Wi-Fi networks.
Windows Server 2003
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