Our digital activity could increase the number of cyber threats we receive. For example, logging onto Netflix, shopping online or using internet banking. If one of these accounts is hacked, log in information, messages or financial data could be accessed from different accounts across the internet.
Cybersecurity attacks have spiked since the lockdown began. With most of the UK workforce based remotely, an organisation may be more at risk to a cyberattack. With the increase in attacks and decrease in protections in an organisation, data could be at risk.
What is Zoom? How does it work? Is it safe? There have been suggestions that competitors Microsoft and Google are safer applications.
Google has reported that it is blocking 18 million scam emails about Covid-19 daily. The pandemic has hugely increased phishing attacks where criminals are trying to trick victims to reveal data. Gmail is used by 1.5 billion people.
Research has shown that the fear of fines through GDPR is making some firms more likely to pay cyber ransom than report the breach. This is a very scary thought and extremely counterproductive. Why is this happening and what could be done to prevent this?
Leverage Azure and Office 365 for Multi-factor Authentication. The geo-distributed, high availability design of Azure AD means that you can rely on it for your most critical business needs. With the prevalence of smart phones, tablets, laptops, and PCs, people have far too many options on how they are going to connect, and stay connected, at any time. Multi-Factor Authentication through Azure is an easy to use, scalable, and reliable solution that provides a second method of authentication so your users are always correctly authenticated.
We are often told that re-using passwords is dangerous. The idea is simple; if criminals steal your password from one website, they will try and use it on your other online accounts. This could be a really important account, like your email. We know we should use a different password for every online service. We also know that most […]
The National Cyber Security Centre recommend organisations use backups as a way to help mitigate against a wide range of potentially catastrophic problems, such as fire, theft, flooding, and – naturally – ransomware.
If you’re using Multi-Factor Authentication for your organisation, and want to use Apps that connect to your Office 365 account, you will need to create an Office 365 App Password. Thankfully, it’s really easy to do, if a little hard to find.
The Admin Centres for Office 365 and for Exchange Online are great for simple and singular tasks regarding password management and policy, however, if you wish to carry wider tasks or bulk user management PowerShell is the best option. You can manage multiple domains simultaneously, or script the commands to include a CSV file of as […]