Security Awareness

April 17, 2018

10 steps to better security awareness part 1: prep your phishing test

Last month, we blogged about how security awareness training can help to improve an organisation’s defences. Since then, there’s been more evidence showing just how effective […]
March 28, 2018

Here’s how to get the most from a cybersecurity assessment

Would your organisation pass a cybersecurity assessment? Not one of 200 UK NHS trusts did, after the Department of Health checked them following the WannaCry ransomware […]
March 23, 2018

Teach staff to steer clear of phishing hooks with awareness training

One of the most important steps for improving security is to understand where you’re starting from first. That covers technical questions like what systems you run […]
January 9, 2018

Time to see security training as an investment, not a cost

Having finished 2017 with a blog about allocating security spending, we’re starting the new year on a similar note. Specifically, it’s about investing in security awareness […]
November 20, 2017

Phishing is the biggest threat to users’ login details, major study finds

Phishing has long been recognised as one of the most effective tools in an attacker’s arsenal. Now, extensive new research based on a year’s worth of […]
October 2, 2017
A backlit laptop keyboard with black keys

Local government faces security risks from ransomware, phishing and malicious threats

Local government agencies are firmly in cybercriminals’ sights. Between June 2016 and June 2017, almost nine out of ten (87 per cent) local authorities in the […]
August 24, 2017
A person on their computer with a paper document on their desk. Are they being fooled by an email scam?

Pay me my money down: fake invoice email scams highlight business process problems

The effectiveness of an email scam like CEO fraud relies on one person in the target organisation having the means and the opportunity to make payments. It’s […]
August 16, 2017
A woman typing on her laptop. Is she reading a phishing email?

Non-fake emails show how far we still need to go to fight phishing scams

If you received an email from a sender called BrokPro2 and the subject line was eight seemingly random digits, would you click to read it or […]