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3 of The Biggest Security Challenges Facing Local Government

By David Taylor on 20-May-2021 10:10:07

Local government cyber security challenges are broad across the UK, not least due to the decentralised approach to local government and the challenges of sharing information and approaches to online threats. Challenges and threats include both external actors and internal issues.

Topics: Ransomware Cyber Security Cyber-Attacks Local Government
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Mitigating Ransomware Attacks

By David Taylor on 17-Jun-2020 12:02:50

The debate of whether or not organisations should pay ransoms to cybercriminals in return for their unencrypted data has been going on for years. On one hand, as data is now the lifeblood of almost all organisations a successful ransomware attack can mean business closure. However, succumbing to the ransom is only fuelling the cybercrime economy which is now estimated to be the 3rd largest in the world. But a recent report into ransomware attacks may add weight to the notion of never paying the ransom.

Topics: Ransomware Cyber Threats Cyber Security Phishing backup air gap backup security awareness training
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Everyday Cyber Security – What Not To Do

By David Taylor on 20-Jun-2019 14:39:00

Unaware and untrained employees tend to be one of the biggest risk factors when it comes to cyber security within an organisation.

Topics: WannaCry Ransomware Cyber Threats Cyber Security Cyber-Attacks
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How companies can protect themselves from cyber attacks

By David Taylor on 12-Mar-2019 12:04:00

It is fair to say that cyber threats have become incredibly sophisticated over the previous few years and a pose a real threat to companies of all shapes and sizes.

Topics: WannaCry Ransomware Security Cyber Security Citadel Data Breach Hackers Cyber-Attacks Cyber News
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Citadel Q&A with Steve Laidler

By David Taylor on 26-Feb-2019 12:04:00

Key tips from Celerity’s Lead Technical Consultant, Steve Laidler, as to how you can detect, protect, secure and respond to digital security threats.

Topics: WannaCry Ransomware Cyber Threats Citadel Data Breach Cyber-Attacks Cyber News
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Understanding the challenges facing CISOs & IT Managers

By David Taylor on 14-Feb-2019 16:35:00

The cybersecurity threats facing companies across the UK is constantly evolving and the demand for businesses of all sizes to continuously review and update their cyber security policies and practices is more vital than ever.

Topics: WannaCry Ransomware Cyber Threats Data Breach Cyber-Attacks