Vulnerability scanning uses software to scan for vulnerabilities in a computer and networks. Many applications have critical security flaws in them which can leave your entire network at risk. Before, they were addressed by security patches, recent vulnerabilities in Zoom have allowed hackers to remotely control user’s PCs and flaws in Adobe Reader’s code allowed malicious code to be executed on Windows user’s machines.
Network security involves adopting preventative actions to secure your network and its underlying infrastructure against the infiltration of ransomware and malware, the exfiltration of sensitive data, or potential damage to your ability to continue operating. When your network isn’t secure, your data and your customers’ data are at risk of being breached. This can have financial, reputational, and regulatory consequences.
Many organisations in the United Kingdom are moving all or part of their IT network to the cloud. But what are the advantages? What are the risks? And what measures should you take before making the switch to a cloud environment?
With the recent rise in home working, many businesses are scrambling to supply their employees with laptops so that they can work effectively while away from the office. The first instinct can often be to buy the cheapest laptop available, especially if you are buying multiple machines at once.
More and more businesses are shifting to a full- or part-time home working. At the same time ransomware attacks, phishing attempts, data breaches, and dark web leaks are becoming more prevalent. That’s why it is more important than ever to have full visibility and control over what company data is being accessed, by who, and where from.