Articles by: John Allard

BEC/EAC – Part 1 – The $5 Billion scam – SEOL executive briefing

BEC/EAC – Part 1 – The $5 Billion scam – SEOL executive briefing

Welcome to a 5 part series designed to train all those who handle finance in your organisation on how to recognise and deal with a 5 billion dollar crime-wave called[Read More…]

Is there a safe way to buy cyber security products from foreign countries?

Is there a safe way to buy cyber security products from foreign countries?

Our resident expert Nick Lambe offers advice on how to configure cyber technology bought from countries like China or Russia and yet maintain robust security. It’s all to do with[Read More…]

by June 15, 2017 Cyber Safety, Software & Apps
How can we make places of worship more secure? | Garry Evanson at SCTX 2017

How can we make places of worship more secure? | Garry Evanson at SCTX 2017

After the recent terrorist attacks in Manchester and London, places of worship need to be on heightened alert. So how can we make religious sites more secure? | Garry Evanson who[Read More…]

Essential physical security awareness for the workplace

Essential physical security awareness for the workplace

Physical security is just as important as cyber security. If you like The Simpsons, you’ll love this. Play it in your next staff meeting to reinforce the importance of physical security[Read More…]

A quick security survival guide to the Internet of Things Security

A quick security survival guide to the Internet of Things Security

One of our favourite animations that will help you ensure you get the basics right to use devices like webcams, CCTV. alarm and point of sales without opening up a[Read More…]

by June 14, 2017 Internet of Things Security
Grenfell Tower had been deemed safe

West End inferno: did tower block meet fire regulations?

One of the worst fire disasters to hit residential housing in London for years has experts puzzled at how this fire could have engulfed the building in little more than[Read More…]

by June 14, 2017 Fire Safety News, Latest, News
Malware – security awareness

Malware – security awareness

What is malware, what are the main types and how do these malicious programmes work. This short video from SANS gives an excellent overview.

by June 14, 2017 Cyber Safety
6 Essential tips on how to avoid email scams

6 Essential tips on how to avoid email scams

In this short animation here are 6 essential tips that will help improve your staff recognise and respond correctly to email scams.

by June 14, 2017 Cyber Safety, Latest Training
Basic cyber security awareness – Phishing scams

Basic cyber security awareness – Phishing scams

Phishing scams are a very real threat to businesses. Research shows that show that the biggest cause of cyber security breaches is human error. Ensure all you news staff watch this[Read More…]

by June 14, 2017 Cyber Safety
Incident reporting security awareness

Incident reporting security awareness

Getting the entire team to use an incident reporting system will make a big difference to the success of your security. With GDPR not reporting a breach could result in[Read More…]