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Data breaches hit a record high

Data breaches hit a record high

We knew 2017 was a big year in terms of identity fraud, with headlines being made week after week and month after month. Now it’s official, it hit an all-time high in 2017 up 8% on the previous year.


Identity theft numbers are at the highest levels ever

Identity theft numbers are at the highest levels ever

We knew 2017 was a big year in terms of identity fraud, with headlines being made week after week and month after month. Now it’s official, it hit an all-time high in 2017 up 8% on the previous year.


What to do if you have been hacked

What to do if you have been hacked

Finding out you've been hacked is a scary prospect, not least because most people don't really know what it means, just that it sounds serious.


5 tips to avoid exposing your identity online

5 tips to avoid exposing your identity online

Many of us probably think we're safe online. We use security software, keep our updates up to date and our passwords are stored safely but the digital safety advert from Barclays highlights just how easy it is to reveal vital information online without even realising it.


What has gone wrong at Apple

What has gone wrong at Apple

Apple has long been setting the bar extremely high when it comes to new tech – with their sleek look, innovative features and previously high level of security.


Are you ready for GDPR

Are you ready for GDPR

You should by now know that the rules are changing on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to protect the data of EU citizens, but are you ready?


2017 Password Fails

2017 Password Fails

Throughout 2017 I kept a note of all the passwords encountered across 71 onsite penetration tests I was engaged on or peer-reviewed


Spectre and Meltdown: What it really means

Spectre and Meltdown: What it really means

Over the past few days, you will have heard of the new vulnerabilities affecting Intel and AMD processes, but what does it really mean?


Cybersecurity: What we learned in 2017

Cybersecurity: What we learned in 2017

With 2018 just days old it’s time to reflect on what proved to be another busy year in the world of cybersecurity.


BYOD policy: Good or bad for business

BYOD policy: Good or bad for business

New research by Apricorn, into USB use, found that 80% of workers use non-encrypted USB drives on their work computers, which got us thinking about the potential dangers that could be lurking in your office every day.