LSA’s Mike Hickson has been talking to ExchangeWire about the Internet of Things (IoT) and how it affects SMEs. As the Director of a security systems provider Mike makes sure to point out the security risks brought from the IoT and its continuing growth into businesses.
High-profile information security breaches are seemingly becoming weekly news—not least the recent TalkTalk hack, where more than 20,000 customer bank account numbers and sort codes, plus 1.2 million customer email addresses and phone numbers, were stolen.
TalkTalk and now Vodafone are among the latest high profile organisations to suffer from a cyber- security breach or ‘hack’. However just because you run a small business don’t believe that you are safe from the cyber criminals.
All supported versions of Microsoft Windows now need to be urgently patched to fix a remote code-execution vulnerability.
Following a spate of email based phishing exercises to gain your bank information, it appears that a trend to revert to “old school” methods has arisen
Ransomware, malicious programs that lock a computer and uses police enforcement logos and terminology to intimidate victims has spread from Eastern Europe to Western Europe, the United States, and Canada over the past year.
There are many benefits to using cloud based accounting software, however as with most things in life, along with benefits come potential pitfalls.
This document is intended to highlight what, in my opinion, are the main advantages, and to detail the potential dis-advantages so that the reader is in possession of all the facts and thus can make an informed decision.