What is meant by Cyber security? Cyber security refers to the protection of the computer systems and data held therein against threats, such as ransomware which is affecting many organisations today. Why is it essential to have Cyber security? In recent years cyber security has come under intense media scrutiny due to the rapid development of cyber risks in both size and number, and the degree of impact on individuals, […]

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Security vs Privacy is a growing concern within every industry, so here are 9 ways to protect yourself online. 1. Use strong passwords and change them regularly – a password between 6-8 characters including letters, numbers, capitals and special characters as this will help to keep your password indistinguishable.   2. Do NOT open emails or download attachments from people you do not know.   3. Log out of your […]

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1. Do not open attached files from unknown sources, they could be scam Valentine E-cards or a fake romantic video.   2. Do not click links you receive through email or social media etc. This could be a malicious link that downloads malware or viruses on your device!   3. Do not accept any downloads, be suspicious even if the page seems legitimate.   4. Do not use public/shared computers […]

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