Charities – Cyber Resilience Week Special Offer

This year, ‘Cyber Resilience Week’ runs from 11-15 September 2017, during which the IASME Consortium and participating Certification Bodies (including Grefield Consultancy Services Ltd.), is launching a week-long campaign aimed at encouraging registered charities to improve their resilience to on-line threats, including offering a discount for Cyber Essentials and IASME Governance certifications.
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NHS and International Ransomware Attacks

The recent global coordinated ransomware attack (dubbed “WannaCry2”) that hit thousands of private and public sector organisations across the globe, including many NHS Trusts, is still being investigated.
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Talk Talk, Yahoo, LinkedIn, etc.

What do Talk Talk, Yahoo & LinkedIn have in common?
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I’ve got Linux – So I’m safe, right?

Wrong!
You could still be vulnerable no matter what operating system you’re running.
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Windows 10 – its free! (Or is it?)

Microsoft has announced the upcoming release of Windows 10 in the summer of 2015.
The company has said that upgrades will be free for a year.
“So if I upgrade, after a year I’ll start paying for my subscription to Windows 10 right?”
No! Read on to find out.
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Windows 7 – no more…

Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 7 in January 2015
In 2002 Microsoft introduced its Support Lifecycle policy, and as per this policy, Microsoft Business and Developer products receive a minimum of 10 years of support, and this means that Windows 7 went out of support this year. But what kind of support? Well, Mainstream support, which means that there will be no more automatic fixes, feature updates, or online technical assistance. However, security updates and bug fixes will continue for Windows 7, under the Extended support policy until 2020.
Why is this important?
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Websites – Not as secure as you think.

Do you have a website? What do you know about cross-site scripting (XSS) or SQL injection? Not only could your website be vulnerable to defacing, but an attack may also lead to the disclosure of commercial or personal data.

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  • Security is not compulsory.
    Nor is survival.