Why You Should Always Lie When Answering Password Security Questions

Posted on May 16, 2017 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

We all know that security questions are present for our protection – they provide an extra layer of defence to ensure the safety of our personal accounts and sensitive data.

However, with requests to set up these security questions becoming more common in a bid to make us safer online, it could be having the reverse effect.

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The 10 Most Notorious Data Breaches That Have Hit the UK

Posted on May 05, 2017 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

There are thousands of data breaches and millions of records stolen each year, but some cyberattacks are larger and more newsworthy than others.

Here we take a look at some of the most infamous data breaches in recent UK cyber history.

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The Latest in Encryption: What's New?

Posted on April 26, 2017 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

The world of cybersecurity is fast paced and ever-evolving and a lot can change in a year or two. Here we take a look at some of the latest developments in encryption technology.

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Fear Sees UK Cyber Insurance Demand Skyrocket

Posted on April 18, 2017 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

The number of cyber threats is at an all-time high, as is awareness from business leaders and IT professionals of the risks that could compromise their companies. It now seems that the state of the current cybersecurity industry has resulted in a popularity boom for UK cyber insurance.

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Cyberattacks Will Be More Menacing in 2017

Posted on January 23, 2017 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

As the New Year comes around every twelve months, so do predictions for the year ahead and the growing importance of cybersecurity is more relevant than ever. Every year, the demand for cybersecurity increases, with the volume and complexity of online attacks expanding. Unfortunately, 2017 is no different.

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Should You Be More Worried About Internal Threats?

Posted on January 11, 2017 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

Your staff are your biggest asset, but could they also be your biggest downfall? A recent survey revealed half of IT professionals are more worried about insider threats than external ones. Is this fear warranted?

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Local Government IT Security is Experiencing ‘Issues’

Posted on October 17, 2016 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

 

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.

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Is Your Email Secure? Messaging Safety in Facts and Figures

Posted on October 12, 2016 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

 

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.


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.

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7 Security Problems When Sending Emails

Posted on October 12, 2016 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

 

 

 

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.


Here are a few common threats to your secure mail and how Maytech’s experts would recommend you remedy this.

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Protect Your Data: 5 Ways to Improve Your Security Posture

Posted on August 15, 2016 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

As a secure file sharing and cloud data storage provider, security is extremely important to us, therefore, we'd like to share five ways you can improve your security posture and keep your company safe:

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