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What Is Malware?

We’ve all heard and probably used the term, but what is malware? Short for ‘malicious software’, malware is any software designed to cause damage to a device, network, client or server. Experimental versions of this type of software were developed by cybercriminals back in the 1970s, and by the late 1990s, malware was infecting home […]

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The 5 Key Controls Of Cyber Essentials

Launched back in 2014, the Cyber Essentials accreditation is a government-backed scheme designed to help businesses learn how to effectively protect themselves and their customers’ data from the threat of a cyber attack. Implementing Cyber Essentials best practices can help prevent up to 80% of common cyber attacks. Achieving the standard will not only protect […]

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IT Simplified: What Is A Firewall?

In this new series of blogs, IT Simplified, we’re going to take a closer look at some of those terms that are often seen as ‘basic IT’ and therefore rarely explained. This week we’re asking what is a firewall? Designed to protect your devices and servers from the threat of a cyber attack, a firewall […]

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