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Continual Cyber Assurance
Peter Bassill

Cybersecurity Best Practices: 7 Things to Teach Your Employees

According to recent statistics, one small business in the UK is hacked every 19 seconds. The average cost of a data breach for British companies is an astronomical $3.88 million. Could you afford to suffer a security breach? For many small businesses, the answer is a resolute “no”. To avoid an attack, you need to

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Continual Cyber Assurance
Stuart Coulson

What to do When Plan-b Fails

Life has a habit of throwing curve balls at us. Unexpected events that change our daily lives. Businesses try to reduce the impact of these events and put in place contingency budgets, insurance and emergency planning documents. But what happens when those plans fail too?

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Assurance
Peter

£5,000,000 versus £40,000

A significant proportion of company leaders see Cyber Security as their biggest risk. Understanding the importance of good Cyber Security practices is relatively easy, determining how best to implement those practices isn’t. That is where sometimes you need an expert.

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Continual Cyber Assurance
Peter

Online Casinos Data Breach

Data belonging to online casinos found exposed online on unprotected Elastic search instance, it includes info on 108 million bets and user details

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Continual Cyber Assurance
Peter

BYOD policy: Good or bad for business

New research by Apricorn, into USB use, found that 80% of workers use non-encrypted USB drives on their work computers, which got us thinking about the potential dangers that could be lurking in your office every day.

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Continual Cyber Assurance
Peter

What to do if you are the victim of a data breach

It seems that every day there’s another story about a data breach, with innocent people the world over having their personal information released online – so would you know what to do if you were a victim?

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Continual Cyber Assurance
Peter

Chewbacca Malware

Security researchers have discovered that a piece of malware named after the Star Wars character Chewbacca has been used to steal payment card and personal information 49,000 payment cards stored by 45 retailers in 11 countries.

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Continual Cyber Assurance
Peter

Patching Humans

In 2009, back when I was the Chief Information Security Officer for Gala Coral Group, I wrote that one of the hot topics for many Chief Information Security Officers was reducing the potential for Data Loss.

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