Equifax security breach: What if it happened under GDPR?

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most significant shake up of information security for many years. Despite the toughening of rules and the harsh treatment of companies by regulators and the…

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Anatomy of a cybercriminal gang: More organised than your IT department?

Cyber crime gang organisational structure revealed by NCSC The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) made the headlines when it launched its London HQ in February. It has the stated objective of using the best…

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Mimecast: Using a layered email security solution to help protect your business

Why the need for a layered approach to security? Securing business information with good network security practice is one of the most important topics in technology. Security threats are always present and ensuring your business…

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Brexit and data protection: What does it mean for business?

Talk about Brexit gives way to action as Article 50 is invoked Once, many smaller businesses didn’t pay much attention to governance and compliance issues. Many thought they were really only of concern to large…

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Microsoft Office 365 data sovereignty: Where is my data?

The need for clarity and certainty about where your business data is In just about six years, Microsoft Office 365 has become one of the runaway success stories of the move towards online computing and…

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At last! Some good IT security news for business as National Cyber Security Centre officially opens

“…safest place in the world to live and work online…” February 14 saw the official opening of the UKs National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), by Her Majesty The Queen. The National Cyber Security Centre is…

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7 point check: Planning Xmas and New Year IT housekeeping and review activities

­­ A great time for an annual systems review and catch-up on admin… Early December… and businesses everywhere are geared up to get the jobs and projects scheduled for delivery this side of the festive…

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Security issues continuing to dominate tech news

Get ready for Fraud Thursday! Late November… Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Fraud Thursday… The run in to Christmas is well under way. With huge volumes of cash moving about through e-commerce and card transactions…

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Cybercrime: Large organisations targeted but smaller, expanding and mid-sized firms cannot be complacent

­­ UKs institutions and public bodies under attack At the beginning of August in the blog ‘Ransomware update: Threat only increasing with extortion hitting $1 billion in 2016’, we highlighted the growing threat of this…

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Ransomware attack: Recovery after falling victim

Paying unlikely to be an option as cybercriminals refine strategy Ransomware is a form of cybercrime that has been around for a number of years; however, the threat level is increasing and there are signs…

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Why Paralogic has been named one of Britain’s 50 Best Managed IT Companies

2nd January 2020

For more than 20 years, Paralogic has been on the side of small business, providing IT support and services they can rely on. We’re thrilled, therefore, to be named among the best British MSPs, cementing…

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Equifax security breach: What if it happened under GDPR?

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most significant shake up of information security for many years. Despite the toughening of rules and the harsh treatment of companies by regulators and the…

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