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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...

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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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The most impersonated brands in phishing emails

The most impersonated brands in phishing emails

Phishing attacks are consistently on the rise, with over 3.4 billion phishing emails delivered each day. Cyber criminals are becoming more and more sophisticated, not only using spear phishing tactics, but designing their emails so meticulously that it’s almost...

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What is a data breach and how can you avoid one?

What is a data breach and how can you avoid one?

A “data breach” is now a term that is used in the cyber security industry to mean any one of a number of things. In its simplest term however, a data breach is a security violation, where sensitive or protected data is copied, transmitted, viewed, or stolen by someone...

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