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William Wright
Since the outbreak of the you-know-what virus, we have seen a drastic increase in cyberattacks directed at businesses, big and small, all around the world. This is, without a doubt, attributed to the fact that working from home environments have also increased drastically in such a short period of time. This rapid change in working environments has and is continuing to change the methodologies of cyber criminals as well as the cyber threatscape as we know it, and
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William Wright
Today we received confirmation that we were registered as a certification body for the NCSC Cyber Essentials scheme and the IASME Governance. We are the first, and only, certification body within the Islands. Meaning that we are able to assess to Cyber Essentials and shortly Cyber Essentials Plus for any business located in the UK. However, we have a unique insight into rural and remote business workings that can benefit any business in the Highlands and Islands requiring
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William Wright
When you work from home, the line between your personal self and professional self may blur. The risk of identity mix-ups and misplaced data is constant. One email sent to the wrong address or one ill-advised selfie posted to your social media profile could be disastrous. To reduce the potential for such disasters and for better work-life integration, separate your work and personal life in the digital world: 1. Have Distinct Online Identities Start with your work email.
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William Wright
What is Good Security Posture and how do you achieve it? Security posture is a term that comes up a lot in the vast world of cybersecurity. But what does it actually mean? And more importantly, why should you have good security posture in YOUR organisation? How do you achieve this? In this blog post, I will answer all of these questions. What is security posture? Put simply, security posture refers to any organisation’s ability to defend against
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William Wright
What is Encryption? If you run a business and have done some research on how to keep your data secure, you have probably come across the word “encryption” numerous times before. But what does this “encryption” mean? What exactly does it do, how does it work, how is it implemented and why does it matter? Put simply, encryption is an umbrella term for any mathematical algorithm that makes your company’s data look like complete gibberish to anyone who
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William Wright
What is Encryption? If you run a business and have done some research on how to keep your data secure, you have probably come across the word “encryption” numerous times before. But what does this “encryption” mean? What exactly does it do, how does it work, how is it implemented and why does it matter? Put simply, encryption is an umbrella term for any mathematical algorithm that makes your company’s data look like complete gibberish to anyone who
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William Wright
The Outer Hebrides of Scotland has long been a location we've dreamed to have an office and we've finally made it happen. From our office just outside Stornoway, we'll pioneer Cyber Security on the Islands. As the first Cyber Security company to operate in the outer Hebrides our initial goal is to become the only business in the area to become approved assessors for the governments Cyber Essentials certification. This will allow us to carry out assessments to
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William Wright
A Rural And Small Business’s Guide to Ransomware Oh no! You arrive at work this morning after the daily commute, luckily there’s not too much traffic out here. You make the final turn towards the office, sighing contently as you park your car and make your way inside. “Today’s going to be a good day”, you think to yourself as you assertively readjust your tie. Once inside, you notice that there is something noticeably different about your computer.
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William Wright
We are delighted to announce our successful certification to Cyber Essentials and IASME Governance. Gaining Cyber Essentials and IASME Governance, a Government backed scheme, is a simple yet effective way for organisations to demonstrate their commitment to cyber security. With cyber threats increasing in both volume and sophistication, Cyber Essentials and IASME Governance demonstrates that a business has introduced proven cyber security and information assurance controls that help protect against a range of the most common internet based cyber threats. Implementing proven cyber security controls,
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William Wright
We are delighted to announce our successful certification to Cyber Essentials and IASME Governance. Gaining Cyber Essentials and IASME Governance, a Government backed scheme, is a simple yet effective way for organisations to demonstrate their commitment to cyber security. With cyber threats increasing in both volume and sophistication, Cyber Essentials and IASME Governance demonstrates that a business has introduced proven cyber security and information assurance controls that help protect against a range of the most common internet based cyber threats. Implementing proven cyber security controls,
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William Wright
We're very pleased to announce that our Director has recently become the only Cyber Essentials Plus auditor in the whole of the Highlands and Islands. Meaning that shortly we will be able to assess to Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus for any business located in the UK. However,  we have a unique insight into rural and remote business workings that can benefit any business in the Highlands and Islands requiring this certification. The NCSC provide some overview
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