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09 April, 2020

Ensuring Continuity Amongst COVID-19 Uncertainty

Figures from the first Business Impact Tracker report issued by the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) present concerning, yet unsurprising reading for businesses affected by the current global pandemic. 
25 March, 2020

Maximise Your Protection In Uncertain Times

An increasing number of organisations rely on 3rd party developed, business critical applications which are delivered through a hosting provider such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform using a Software as a Service (SaaS) model. 
23 March, 2020

Maximising Security Whilst Working From Home

With the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), there are an increasing number of employees working from home—either to prevent the virus from spreading or because they have been required to self-isolate.
18 March, 2020

Four Questions To Ask Your Application Provider

You’ve gone through the process of finding the right developer, scoped your needs, had the application developed and implemented and your employees have been trained to use it effectively. You’ve got so much invested in the application, its critical to your business, so what happens when you’re no longer able to use it? 
11 March, 2020

Software Escrow – Debunking Myths & Overcoming The Challenges

As one of the UK’s leading Software Escrow agents, we’ve heard every myth, challenge and reason in the book why Software Escrow isn’t at the top of your priority list.
09 March, 2020

6 Habits To Improve Your Security Posture

Security threats are increasing year on year and 2019 was no different. Organisations across the world were constantly targeted by scams and vast quantities of data was breached by malicious actors. 
04 March, 2020

Defence Or Containment – What’s The Best Approach To Securing Your Business?

When it comes to fighting cyber crime, the emphasis is overwhelmingly on prevention. 

However, as the volume of attacks against businesses grows significantly, organisations are struggling to prevent wave after wave of attacks
26 February, 2020

What Happens When Validation Goes Wrong? & Is It Really The End Of The World If It Does?

Validation is an important step in the Software Escrow process. It provides an audit of the application development process to determine whether all the pieces required to build the application are present and accurate.
25 February, 2020

Increasing Clarity Around GDPR

We are now almost two years on from the introduction of GDPR. During the first year of enforcement, the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) were quite lenient in their enforcement of the regulation, giving businesses the extra time they needed to adapt to the tightening regulations.
19 February, 2020

Managing Supply Chain Risk

According to the Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report 2019. 65% of organisations experience one or more cyber attacks as a result of a weak link in their supply chain.
12 February, 2020

An SES Guide To Getting The Most Out Of Penetration Testing

Penetration Testing is a key element in mitigating organisations cyber risks. However, different organisations have different responses to penetration testers coming in to test their networks.
11 February, 2020

A Guide To Phishing & Ransomware Terminology

Recently we published an article summarising some of the findings for Proofpoint’s 2020 “State of the Phish” report. That article focused on the rise in phishing threats over the last 12 months. However, this week we will be focusing on another concerning finding from the report – a lack of understanding when it comes to common phishing and ransomware threats.

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