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The cyber security blog for small and medium businesses

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Backing Up Your Data: 5 Effective Strategies to Prevent Data Loss

Every day, we create a lot of data. Whether it’s through working on our computers, browsing the web, or even using our smartphones, the amount of data we produce is substantial. While most of us think about backing up our data periodically to prevent data loss, many people still don’t have a solid backup plan
non-google data breach

Warning Response: Your Password Was Exposed in a Non-Google Data Breach

A data breach is more than just a minor inconvenience; it might alter your entire future. Any party, private or public, can face serious problems as a result of a leak of personal information.  Hackers can compromise your security via your usage of online services, Bluetooth, text messaging, and the internet, non-google data breach even
network segmentation

Network Segmentation Explained; its Importance, Types, Benefits and Best Practices

In this day and age, with the rampant cyber-attacks happening all around us, it has become increasingly important for organisations to implement effective security measures.  One of these is network segmentation – dividing your organisation’s networks into smaller, more manageable parts.  In this blog post, we’ll explain what network segmentation is, its importance, types and
Signs Of Spyware

8 Signs Of Spyware To Watch Out For When Using A Web Browser

As the complexity of malware evolves by the minute, it’s becoming increasingly likely that every computer in your home, Android, iPhone, PC, or Mac, will be compromised with signs of spyware. The possibility that one or more of your devices have already been infected arises from this fact. But how would you know? Identity Theft
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How Jumpstart Security Makes Cyber Security For Small Businesses Simpler

Small businesses are the backbone of any economy, and they are increasingly becoming targets for cybercriminals.  According to a recent study, 62 percent of cybercriminals target small businesses. That’s a lot of money for a small business to lose, not to mention the damage that can be done to your reputation. Thus, cyber security for
Internet Security Lies

5 Internet Security Lies You Need to Know Of

We all know the importance of web browsing safety, but are you aware of the internet security lies that are often told to persuade you to buy into it? Today, with all of the cybercrime going on, it’s more important than ever to make sure that your data is safe. That means using strong passwords

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