Tag Archives: security

Have your premises become temporarily unoccupied as a result of Covid19?

If you are one of the companies who have had to temporality close as a result of the latest government advice, we understand that you will have enough on your mind already. Most insurance policies do however contain a clause regarding notification to your insurer if your premises/business becomes unoccupied. Every insurers stance is slightly […]

What you need to know about the Heartbleed Bug

Making waves in the Internet security community is the discovery of the Heartbleed bug, a serious vulnerability that allows hackers to steal personal information that is normally protected by OpenSSL encryption. OpenSSL provides security for Web applications, email, instant messaging and some virtual private networks. According to Internet security services provider Netcraft, about half a […]

Responding to a data breach

  No business, large or small, is immune to a data breach—and they can be costly. According to the Ponemon Institute’s Cost of a Data Breach Survey, the average per record cost of a data breach was £79 in 2011, and the average organisational cost was £1.75 million. A data breach is an incident where […]

Cyber Liabilities – how to protect your business

Under the Data Protection Act, companies dealing with and storing sensitive and personal information digitally must take the proper measures to ensure this data is never compromised. Ultimately, it is the responsibility of business owners to protect their clients’ data. Failing to do so can result in a data breach, which costs companies billions of pounds […]

Christmas shutdown safe practices

If you’re closing your premises over the Christmas period, you should ensure that your property is protected while you’re away.  The risks. Unfortunately, the festive spirit isn’t shared by everyone. The fire & rescue service advise that holiday periods such as Christmas are prime times for arson and vandalism. What to look at?  The following […]