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A 2015 report has found that the majority of local government organisations believe that their security is not robust enough to deal with the increasing number of threats that are heading their way. In fact, just 41% of UK government organisations think current protection is suitable. So, who or what is to blame? Budget cuts or something else? Let’s discuss.Continue reading →
With millions of records being held, featuring everything from medical histories to names, addresses and dates of birth, the healthcare sector holds one of the largest databases of private information, larger than any other industry in the UK. Therefore, it is unsurprising that it is also one of the most frequently attacked by hackers.Continue reading →
In 2015, a benchmark study called Locked Down was published in association with Stroz Friedberg. This research found that:Continue reading →
Google has launched its brand-new smart messaging app, Allo, in a bid to meet the demand for secure messaging and compete with WhatsApp’s full end-to-end encryption and business secure mail software like we offer here at Maytech.Continue reading →
IT departments in major organisations – particularly those in 'sensitive' industries like healthcare and law – are slowly starting to establish that standard emails don't match up to a dedicated secure messaging service.
But why is it so important for IT departments to install secure messaging in an organisation? How does it help IT to be more efficient? I take a look:
In China, data security is always somewhat of a hot potato. It's an open secret that Chinese Government officials spy on internet traffic and analyse emails (although they officially deny this), while terms such as 'Ferrari', 'democracy' and 'Tianenmen Square', among hundreds of others, are blocked from search results in the country's version of Google, Baidu.
And when it comes to email, the People's Republic has a number of issues with that too. I take a look at China's problems with email: Continue reading →
The summer has now drawn to a close and we’re officially into autumn, but what were the biggest stories about China cyber security and data file sharing towards the end of the season? Take a look below:Continue reading →
Last year there were a record-breaking nine mega-breaches of data around the world, showing that cyber-crime is clearly on the climb. Therefore, it is more important than ever to ensure your company network maintains secure.
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From investing in anti-virus protection to holding staff training to raise awareness of the threats out there, there are a number of aspects that you should consider as part of your IT processes. One that should be a key focus is your email systems.
You may think that sending an email is much more secure than writing a letter. After all, the receiver needs to sign in with their password to receive it. But, in fact, there are a number of security flaws when it comes to sending sensitive information this way.
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Here are a few common threats to your secure mail and how Maytech’s experts would recommend you remedy this.