Posts Tagged ‘security’

August 17th, 2012 - 11:57 am § in Features

Data Security – Spotting and preventing the ‘insider threat’

Thousands of pounds continue to be spent on information security by companies of all shapes and sizes in order to “keep the bad guys out,” but with data leaks on the increase, it is clear that companies also face internal risks as well. Regardless of the source of the breach – indiv[...]

July 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm § in News

37 percent of UK workers reply to business emails in bed

The rise of smartphones has fueled an increase in the amount of unpaid overtime worked by British workers, according to research carried out on behalf of mobile security software vendor, Good Technology. The survey of 1000 UK workers found that on average the time they spend checking emails and answ[...]

March 12th, 2012 - 9:32 pm § in News

Integralis expands security operations centre

IT security and risk management solution provider, Integralis, has announced an increased investment in its global Security Operations Centre, which delivers the company’s managed security services. The SOC operates centres of excellence in the UK, US and Singapore which provide round the cloc[...]

March 4th, 2012 - 3:10 pm § in News

Spam email causes IT security breaches in 40% of UK businesses [Infographic]

According to a survey of 201 IT decision makers in UK SMEs, nearly half of small businesses have suffered data breaches due to workers opening dangerous links or attachments in spam emails. The research was carried out by Opinion Matters on behalf of GFI Software. The survey found that 40 percent of[...]

February 8th, 2012 - 9:51 pm § in News

New Review Highlights Time and Cost Savings By Simplifying IT Security Operations

Nebulas, the UK’s largest independent network security specialist has just launched a new, high level review service to help organisations reduce costs and improve efficiency by simplifying their IT security. Nebulas’Security Operations Review (SOR) is consultative review which looks at all asp[...]

May 5th, 2011 - 12:30 pm § in Features

IT security issues for small business

How would your business cope if you lost all of your PCs for a couple of days, or perhaps even a week? For most companies this would be nothing short of a disaster and for many organizations a less severe IT failure could have an equally catastrophic impact on the business. If you’re unlucky enoug[...]

May 5th, 2011 - 12:29 pm § in Features

High profile computer viruses

Blaster Released onto the Internet in August 2003, the blaster virus exploited a flaw in Windows to spread itself across the net. The virus, also known as MS-Blast contained the hidden message “billy gates why do you make this possible? Stop making money and fix your software” and was programmed[...]

May 5th, 2011 - 12:28 pm § in Features

IT Security tips for small business

Guarding your business from online threats does not need to be expensive or difficult. There are simple steps you can take right away to significantly reduce the chances of your organisation being seriously damaged by viruses, hackers and spam. 1) Education, education, education. Make sure your staf[...]

May 5th, 2011 - 12:27 pm § in Reviews

Norton Internet Security Professional

Like McAfee, Norton is a long standing anti-virus brand name which is now owned by a larger company – in this case, Symantec. The company sells corporate solutions under its own name, but uses the Norton brand for its consumer and small business offerings. Internet Security Professional 2004 is a [...]

May 5th, 2011 - 12:26 pm § in Reviews

Sophos Small Business Suite

Oxford based Sophos is one of the world leaders in security software and has recently launched Small Business Suite which comprises specially tailored versions of the company’s anti-virus scanner and PureMessage anti-spam software. It is worth noting that the product will not install on older vers[...]