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Planning for disruption in 2024?

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) have published their list of top 10 risks for organisations in 2024:
  1. Cyber attacks
  2. Extreme weather events such as floods, storms, or freeze
  3. IT and telecommunications outage
  4. Increased cost of living
  5. Interruption to energy supply
  6. Supply chain disruption
  7. Natural disasters such as earthquakes or tsunamis
  8. Data breaches
  9. Critical Infrastructure failure
  10. Introduction of new technology, ...

Cyber security: virtual tours and explainers for the curious

It's nearly Christmas, so for a change, we are linking to some interesting videos that you might not have seen before. None are new but they are all cyber security related. If you're curious, read on. First: ever wondered what data centres look like on the inside, and how the data you store there is kept safe? All three major ...

Cyber security for small business

Cyber security matters for small businesses just as it does for large ones. Here are 12 of our most popular posts this year, covering several of the security issues a small business might face. There’s a lot more information about how to secure your small business in our library of previous blog posts, as well as some guides with yet ...

Getting the most out of your security budget

We all know that small businesses are still going through a tough time, and that it is likely to be years before we see the end of the current crisis. Real wages aren’t expected to get back to early-2022 levels until the end of 2027 and the typical energy bill this winter is still going to be significantly larger than ...

Tips for the non-technical: securing your WordPress site

Over 43% of all websites use WordPress in 2023. Not all of those are businesses, but even so, there are about 810 million WordPress websites. If one of those is yours, you need to know how to keep it secure. Not only to keep your business data secure, but also to keep your website up and open for business. Security ...

Oops, nearly!

In those dangerous industries where safety is taken very seriously—such as oil and gas, or manufacturing—near miss reporting is used to improve safety processes. Analysing those occasions where a disaster nearly happened helps identify potential problems and put in place corrective actions. This reduces the number of future accidents and helps instill a safety-first culture. Near miss in cyber security ...