KnowBe4 – Security Threats & Trends Report – October 2019

Tony MasonSecurity Awareness & Phishing

Executive Summary The yearly, independent, KnowBe4 2019 Security Threats and Trends Survey polled 600 organisations worldwide mid-2019. They asked questions on the major security issues they will face in the next 12 to 18 months. A majority of corporations – 86% – have proactively amplified security initiatives over the last year to combat the increase in cyber security attacks. Nearly … Read More

40% of Organisations Not Doing Enough to Protect Office 365 Data.

Tony MasonData Protection, Office 365 Security

Companies could be putting themselves at risk by relying exclusively on Office 365 Data Security, according to Barracuda. Barracuda’s latest report found that 40% of IT organisations surveyed don’t use third-party backup tools to protect Office 365 data. The report questioned more than 1,000 IT professionals, business executives, and backup administrators. They explain why it is a big risk to … Read More

Black Friday Scam

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Scams This week sees the return of the phenomena of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. These marketing events are significantly driving up the increase in online sales in the run up to Christmas.  2017’s Cyber Monday was the largest online shopping day in history and was mobile’s first $2 billion day. This weekend has become … Read More

In-house or hosted email: Making the case for the Cloud

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Deciding between in-house or hosted email options is one of the most important decisions a business can make. Email forms the heart of how most people communicate today and nowhere is this more apparent than in the workplace. The broad availability and adoption of broadband has meant email has quickly risen to overtake both the traditional telephone and the more … Read More

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Hello, welcome to our blog which we hope you will enjoy reading. We’d like to tell you a little bit more about S3 and how we came about.