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May 15, 2016

Royal birthday edition

In a fast-changing industry like our own there are few constants, which makes 90 years of tradition appear all the more remarkable. After all, IBM launched its first computer in 1953, the year of our Queen’s coronation and just look at the technological changes she has presided over since that date.

So Happy Birthday ma’am and congratulations.

Scandalous security flaws at heart of Panama leak

The Panama Papers scandal continues to reverberate around the globe as many high profile figures using offshore tax havens have been forced to defend their actions. But equally scandalous are reports that have emerged of glaring security failures by Mossack Fonseca.

Ransomware works – that’s why criminals to use it

Ransomware is still highly popular amongst cybercriminals because people cannot resist clicking on an email attachment, even if they have no idea what it contains or who it’s from. Read this article to discover three measures all users should be taking to avoid becoming a victim of ransomware.

Hack cost TalkTalk £60 million and 101,000 customers

The true cost of TalkTalk’s 2015 cyberattack has been revealed, with the telecoms firm thought to be facing a £60 million bill for the high-profile breach. The company was attacked in October last year, with hackers gaining access to the personal information of some 157,000 customers.

CST awarded ‘Cyber Essentials Plus’ certification body status - we can help you achieve Cyber Defence recognition.
Cyber Essentials aims to help organisations implement fundamental levels of protection against cyber-attack, demonstrating to their customers that they take cyber security seriously. We can assist with the advice, and can undertake assessment to award you Cyber Essentials plus certification.