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WORKING FROM HOME? IS YOUR SECURITY UP TO DATE?

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WORKING FROM HOME? IS YOUR SECURITY UP TO DATE?

Cyber advice for homeworkers to avoid cyber criminals exploiting Covid-19  Due to the latest advice from our UK government, more & more business and companies are asking their employees to work from home. So, to aid companies, the UK’s Cyber Security Agency has issued guidance to keep data safe from criminals trying to use the virus for exploitation.  It comes as more workers resort to working from home, in response to the latest recommendations from the Government aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19. It warns that devices at home have a higher chance of being stolen or lost, so...

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CYBERCRIMINALS CAPITALIZING ON WORRIES ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

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CYBERCRIMINALS CAPITALIZING ON WORRIES ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

The COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, is in the forefront of everyone’s minds around the world at present, we are being fed information from all directions, with a lot of conflicting data. To add to this confusion, cybercriminals are ‘cashing in’ on the public’s need to acquire more information about the virus and what to do to try and protect ourselves. There have been many reports about of ‘phishing scams’ (Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by disguising oneself as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.) Not only are...

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