• How small businesses can insure against damage caused by a second wave of Covid-19

    After months of lockdown perhaps we’ve been lulled into thinking that the Covid-19 outbreak is in decline despite a few outbreaks here and there. However, the nature of pandemics is one of waves.

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  • Simple social media steps to help small businesses get back on top in the post-pandemic landscape

    The post-Covid-19 business landscape is slowly taking shape. The continued observation of social distancing is a must, shoppers are filtering back to the high street and businesses are taking the first tentative steps towards some sense of normality. However, there are still degrees of uncertainty but amid this online sales have soared.

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  • Cybersecurity essentials for small businesses

    No business is too small to be at risk of a cybersecurity attack, it happens to small businesses all the time. According to the UK government’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019, “31% of micro and small businesses identified breaches or attacks.”

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  • How to be anonymous online

    Given the widespread tracking of our online activities by commercial organisations, hackers and governments the concept of privacy might seem like a quaint idea. The truth is that the state of internet privacy is extremely poor and a pale imitation of the real thing. But that said there are plenty of steps that can be taken to improve your privacy. You don’t need to follow all of the steps listed below but even adopting one or two could significantly enhance your privacy and boost your anonymity.

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  • How hackers hack credit cards

    Have you ever wondered how hackers actually get value from millions of stolen credit cards (and debit cards)? In short, there’s a big global market for stolen credit card numbers. When you hear about a big hack in which millions of credit card numbers here is what usually happens.

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  • Ten top tips to protect your mobile life [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Android is now the most popular operating system in the world for mobile devices with well over a billion devices running it. And smart phones are not just phones, they carry so much personal information they’re like digital vaults that need protecting. Here are ten top tips on how to safeguard your mobile digital life.

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  • Ten top tips for safe online shopping and banking [INFOGRAPHIC]

    With online shopping expected to almost double over the next few years, it’s vital that you are educated on how to navigate the shops of the world wide web safely. Cybercriminals are ramping up their scams, and while it’s easy to get distracted by the multitude of options and deals it’s even easier to forget about the risks of sharing personal information online. Here are 10 top tips for safe online shopping and banking.

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  • How to tell if your email account has been hacked – and remedial action you can take

    There many reasons why email accounts are hacked. However, one of the most common is when a company that holds your information has a database hacked, and the miscreant scurries off with all the information which is typically then sold on dark web and hacker forums.

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  • How to detect monitoring software on your computer

    No you’re not paranoid’ your computer activities may be monitored. There’s a wealth of third party spying software now commercially available that can be stealthily downloaded onto your computer. If you do have suspicions that your computer is being monitored you can soon find out by following the simple steps below.

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