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Smishing: what is it and how can you stay safe?

Smishing: what is it and how can you stay safe?

In the world of cyber security, smishing is one of those words you tend to look at and think it’s a typo. But as scammers get more and more advanced, so do their methods and, believe it or not, smishing is one of them. The word itself is a combination of SMS and...

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Top 10 email scams to be aware of in 2023

Top 10 email scams to be aware of in 2023

Over the last twelve months, we have encountered any number of new email scams. Cybercriminals have become bolder, trying out new methods in an attempt to trick us into revealing our sensitive information. Unfortunately, despite an increasing awareness of these email...

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Phishing & Blagging: what’s the difference?

Phishing & Blagging: what’s the difference?

Phishing? Blagging? What do these words mean? The cyber landscape is awash these days with new and complicated terminology, each new method of attack developed by cybercriminals earning itself a new name for us to learn and try to avoid. But what are they, and what’s...

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Think Before You Click – What is it?

Think Before You Click – What is it?

The Think Before You Click campaign is designed to get you to do exactly that – slow down, consider what or who you’re interacting with online and think about what you’re about to do before you do it. It has been launched by many cyber security firms over the years,...

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What does a cyber security awareness organisation do?

What does a cyber security awareness organisation do?

The odds are, if you’re reading this, you’ve recently heard of a cyber security awareness organisation, or been offered cyber security awareness training. But that doesn’t mean you necessarily know what you’ve been offered, or indeed what a cyber security awareness...

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How do I train my employees to spot a cyber-attack?

How do I train my employees to spot a cyber-attack?

When it comes to the security of your organisation, no matter how much money you invest or time you spend implementing new processes, unfortunately nothing works if the people behind it all aren’t trained up. This begs the question: how do I train my employees to spot...

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How to stay safe on social media

How to stay safe on social media

Social media is a constant source of knowledge for cyber criminals, which is why managing it is key for protecting yourself and your organisation. There are many simple things you can do, like ensuring your accounts have the highest privacy settings, using complex and...

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How to protect your identity from cybercriminals

How to protect your identity from cybercriminals

Identity theft is on the rise. With so much information available about everyone online, it’s become incredibly easy for someone to steal your identity. In fact, over a quarter of all social media users admit that they have created a fake account at least once, and...

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