Scottish Data Breaches in 2021 & 2020

Scottish Data Breaches in 2021 & 2020

In 2021, according to Identify Theft Resource Center, there were 1,862 data breaches worldwide, a 68% increase from the year before, with 1,108 data breaches occurring in 2020. As Scottish Cyber Security consultants, we thought it would be a good idea to explore some...
How To Get Into Cyber Security In The UK

How To Get Into Cyber Security In The UK

Digital security technologies are getting more and more advanced each year to withstand increasingly sophisticated cyber threats. High-profile cyber-attacks in recent years include WannaCry in 2017, which affected the NHS and cost the UK £92 million. To answer the...
Cyber Security Challenges for UK Small Businesses

Cyber Security Challenges for UK Small Businesses

What are the cyber security challenges facing the UK’s small businesses? There are two challenges that small businesses in the UK must face when tackling the issue of protecting themselves from cyberattacks – cost and understanding. With our experience in...
What is Cyber Essentials?

What is Cyber Essentials?

So, what is Cyber Essentials? Well it consists of a self-assessment form that is completed by a business before being reviewed and passed by an assessor and accreditation body respectively. “Just another tick-box exercise?” I hear you ask then, and the answer is...
Changes to Govt guidance for UK businesses

Changes to Govt guidance for UK businesses

OK, so it’s fair to say that there’s a lot going on in UK politics at the moment! Amongst all the headlines, one you may have missed is the evolution of the Government’s Cyber Essentials scheme, of which we are Accredited Practitioners. The National...