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System patching and kicking vulnerabilities into touch

Let’s face it, installing regular system updates is a necessary evil. We’ve all seen the pop-ups in the corner of our screens, prompting us to install an update for this product or suggesting that an update is available for that product. How often do you take the time out of your schedule to actually install…

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Business leaders: learn why cyber security is an asset with a serious upside

This article was first published in Grow Magazine  It’s all very well gambling with your own money and hoping for the best, or taking a punt when you’re the only one who’ll be impacted by the outcome.  But when it’s other people’s privacy, reputations and even identities at stake, how ethical is it to actively…

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Ransomware – the biggest cyber threat?

Ransomware is the biggest cyber threat to organisations and individuals alike. The speed at which the number of ransomware infections is growing is incredible: predictions suggest that worldwide, a business will fall victim to ransomware every 14 seconds in 2019, increasing to every 11 seconds by 2021. In Q1 of 2019, Kaspersky Labs reported that…

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Marketing data lists – how to navigate the minefield

The purchasing of marketing lists has become such a common occurrence that few seem to stop and consider the consequences doing so might have on their business… The world is changing and it’s not moving in the favour of marketers, I’m sorry to say (speaking as one myself I know the pain only too well!).…

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British Airways to face fine of £183.39m for data breach under GDPR

The ICO has issued a notice of its intention to fine British Airways £183.39m for infringements of new Data Protection laws. This follows an investigation by the ICO into a cyber incident involving the personal data of 500,000 customers.  The incident involved British Airways website users being directed to a fraudulent site which collected log…

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Securious’ application to government’s G-Cloud Digital Marketplace successful

Securious is delighted to announce that its application to the government’s G-Cloud Digital Marketplace has been successful and we are now a Crown Supplier. We are the only specialist cyber security company from Devon on the platform, which means it’s now much easier and more efficient for public sector organisations to use a local provider…

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100 free vulnerability scans available for Exeter businesses

In a quickly evolving digital world, the security of your network, systems and data (particularly any customer data that you hold) is becoming increasingly critical. Much as an open window or an unlocked door of your property could easily be exploited by someone with less than honourable motives, so might any gaps in the external…

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We’re living the Devon dream here at Securious

It’s not challenging to find a decent cyber security company who can help you build resilience if you are based in London, Manchester or Birmingham. But big cities and big businesses come with big price tags, and since Devon is home to such a thriving community of innovative start-ups and disruptive businesses, it seems mad…

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Demand for cyber security sees Devon-based Securious expand team by 71%

Here at Securious, we have seen a dramatic twelve months of growth in which businesses in the South West have become increasingly aware of their vulnerability to cyber attacks. Despite this, commercial operations could be blind-sided by payment card fraud due to the incorrect implementation of 3rd party Payment Card solutions. Lack of online payment…

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Securious achieve ISO 27001 certification

As a busy, growing company achieving ISO 27001:2013 is always challenging, but our team all worked really well together, and demonstrated how well our implementation plan works. ISO 27001:2013 is the international standard for information security. Certification by a UKAS accredited body such as BSI ensures that the highest standards are achieved and maintained. ISO…

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