Jim Cook

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The hacking community is evolving but the security basics still apply for businesses

They’re often portrayed as socially isolated, disaffected young men tapping keyboards in darkened basements. Motivated by the promise of global notoriety, they spend hours trawling for IT security weaknesses trying to cause disruption and destruction. The reality of hackers today is somewhat different. Often highly educated, many work in loosely connected groups that share knowledge… Continue reading The hacking community is evolving but the security basics still apply for businesses

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Disruption from ransomware attacks bigger issue for businesses than payment demands

The importance of having well-functioning IT systems that support business processes has pushed cybersecurity up the priority lists of businesses around the world. They realise the impact of technology outages can be significant financial and reputational loss. While attention has traditionally focused on blocking threats such as viruses and worms, it’s now shifting to the… Continue reading Disruption from ransomware attacks bigger issue for businesses than payment demands

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How to counter the growing threat of ransomware attacks in your business

Ever since computers became vital business tools, organisations have faced a constant battle when it comes to IT security. Viruses, worms and other malware types have caused increasing disruption and losses as their sophistication and capabilities have risen. Fast forward to 2017, and one of the most feared types of cyber attack is ransomware. ¬†Designed… Continue reading How to counter the growing threat of ransomware attacks in your business

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