11 August 2017
Callum Renwick, Intern

Callum Renwick

Last year, around half of all UK businesses were hit by cyber-attacks. The threat of cyber-attack is now very real for all businesses, whatever their size. The problem is that small businesses and organisations tend not to consider themselves likely targets for cyber-attacks because they are small and therefore will not yield a rich prize […]

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10 July 2017
Adrian Fowler, Feeder

Adrian Fowler

Cyber crime cost UK businesses £29 billion in 2016 In recent months, there has been two highly sophisticated global attacks on computer systems which have infiltrated some of the most sophisticated networks belonging to some of the most prestigious organisations. Proving that no one is immune. The future of Ransomware attacks is looking like its […]

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18 February 2016
Adrian Fowler, Feeder

Adrian Fowler

We are seeing this more and more. We get a phone call from a customer we haven’t dealt with before and he says “Do you know how to unencrypt files encrypted by a virus?” Where do you begin? This particular virus is known as Ransomware and uses a 2048-bit cipher suite that even the world’s […]

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18 June 2015
Adrian Fowler, Feeder

Adrian Fowler

Over the last 23 years I’ve met many IT technicians and business owners which as a result has enabled me to establish a difference between the two. Business owners focus on profit, growth, competition, staffing, customer service and maintaining the quality of services to keep their business running. They’ve probably invested some of their own […]

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9 May 2015
Adrian Fowler, Feeder

Adrian Fowler

Understand the difference and prepare for the event. Many companies mistakenly believe that their normal scheduled backup routine will cover them in the event of an outage or disaster. I’ve heard many IT Managers and Managing Director’s state “our data is backed up each night, that’s our disaster recovery plan.” Data backup and disaster recovery […]

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