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Catch up on the latest cybersecurity news, insights and advice from Cyber Tec Security.

Top 5 Vishing Attacks and How to Avoid Them

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Sam Jones Nov 23, 2021


Find out about 5 common vishing attacks and how to make sure you don’t get caught out by them.
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Phishing, Vishing and Smishing: What’s the..

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Ella Taylor Nov 16, 2021


To the untrained eye, phishing, vishing and smishing might look like gibberish, but in reality, these are cyber threats that can be quite damaging.
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Cyber Essentials: Why Go Guided?

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Sam Jones Oct 7, 2021


The Cyber Essentials assessment is in its most basic form a self-assessed questionnaire - but you don't have to go it alone! Read on to find out how...
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IASME Acquired by Phenna Group

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Cyber Tec Security Oct 4, 2021


As of September 30th 2021, The IASME Consortium was acquired by Phenna Group...
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How to Identify Supply Chain Risk in Your Small..

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Guest Contributor Jul 29, 2021


Mapping out the specific supply chain risks is the first step in building your risk management process.
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Top 6 Cyber Security Companies in Bristol

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Sam Jones Jul 23, 2021


After a Bristol-based company that offers cyber security? We've narrowed down our top 6 companies below.
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How to Assess Supplier Risk in Your Supply Chain

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Sam Jones Jul 19, 2021


Supplier risk management is key to your Supply Chain's security, but how do you know how secure your suppliers really are?
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6 Best Password Managers in 2021

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Sam Jones Jul 12, 2021


Whether you're looking for personal password management or for your business, read on to discover who wins the title: 'best password manager 2021'
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Cyber Security for SMEs - Why Bother?

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Sam Jones Jul 5, 2021


Cyber Tec Security and Police Digital Security Centre are working together to educate SMEs on the importance of cyber compliance and security standards...
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud..

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Clive Madders Jun 14, 2021


In simple terms, cloud computing refers to anything that involves the delivery of hosted services over the internet, often on a pay-as-you-go basis.
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Wait! Do You Actually Need a Penetration Test?

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Sam Jones May 18, 2021


Pen Testing is a big name in the world of cybersecurity, but it's not always the right approach for every business. There's a much better solution...
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Top 4 Office 365 Security Concerns and Best..

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Sam Jones May 5, 2021


With around 258,000,000 active monthly users, Office 365 is the go-to software suite for businesses. Here we explore common Office 365 security concerns...
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How to Manage Your Supply Chain Risk

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Sam Jones Apr 27, 2021


How do you manage your supply chain cyber risks? Poor Supply Chain management can put you in a vulnerable position. All you need is an effective strategy..
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Top 5 Supply Chain Security Best Practices

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Sam Jones Apr 19, 2021


We know how important suppliers are to a thriving business, but not at the cost of a cyber attack. Read on for some Supply Chain Security best practices...
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How Secure Is Your Supply Chain?

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Sam Jones Apr 12, 2021


Weak supply chains are easy targets for cybercriminals and many businesses are still neglecting this area of their cybersecurity...
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What is Supply Chain Security and Why is It..

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Sam Jones Apr 6, 2021


Supply Chain Security involves managing both physical threats and cyber threats, all the way from terrorism and piracy to non-compliance and data loss...
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Why 'If it Ain't Broke, Don't Fix it' is Bad..

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Sam Jones Mar 3, 2021


Nothing lasts forever, and that couldn’t be more true of operating systems. If you're on end-of-life OS you could be putting your business at risk...
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Top 10 UK Cyber Security Companies

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Sam Jones Feb 19, 2021


Finding the right cybersecurity solution is a daunting task, so we’ve put together a list of the top 10 UK cyber security companies
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NEW Partnership with the Police Digital Security..

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Cyber Tec Security Feb 9, 2021


The Police Digital Security Centre is partnering with Cyber Tec Security, in a move designed to encourage UK SME’s to invest in their cyber security.
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Don’t Wait to Start Selling Cyber Essentials...

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Sam Jones Oct 27, 2020


Torn between getting certified and getting sales? In this article, we'll show you how you can be doing both - right now...
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How Can UK Businesses Secure Their Supply Chain?

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Sam Jones Sep 1, 2020


Third-party breaches are on the rise, it's more important than ever to secure your organisation to prevent being the cause of a supply chain breach...
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How to Sell Cyber Essentials Without Becoming a..

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Sam Jones Jul 1, 2020


It's a common misconception that your business needs to be a certifying body in order to supply Cyber Essentials to the market...
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Small Businesses Don't Need Cyber Security,..

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Sam Jones May 21, 2020


Small businesses are safe right? You couldn't be further from the truth. If this is the mindset of your business, you're in trouble...
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The 4 BEST Password Managers in 2020

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Sam Jones Apr 15, 2020


There's plenty of password managers floating around the internet but which is the best for your business...
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Cyber Essentials Plus - Now 100% Remote!

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Sam Jones Mar 31, 2020


How is it possible to achieve Cyber Essentials Plus within the current climate? It must be impossible right? Well, we've found a way to do it...
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31 Cyber Security Influencers You NEED to Be..

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Sam Jones Mar 27, 2020


We've compiled a list of 31 cyber security influencers you can follow to make sure you never miss out on the latest news and insights again...
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11 Cyber Security Tips For Remote Working..

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Sam Jones Mar 19, 2020


COVID-19 has forced many businesses to operate from home but what can staff do to stay secure? Let's find out...
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Why Your Suppliers Are Asking You To Get Cyber..

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Sam Jones Feb 14, 2020


Have you recently had your suppliers ask you to get certified for Cyber Essentials? Here's what you need to know and do to be able to get certified...
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Cyber Essentials is Coming to America! What Does..

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Sam Jones Nov 13, 2019


The UK Cyber Essentials scheme has been a huge success. CISA has decided to bring the scheme to America for their SMEs. Here's what it means...
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How Much Does Cyber Essentials Cost?

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Sam Jones Oct 31, 2019


If you're thinking about Cyber Essentials for your organisation and wondering 'how much does Cyber Essentials costs?' read on for a full break down...
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How to get FREE Cyber Insurance

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Sam Jones Oct 24, 2019


You can pay for your organisation's Cyber Insurance or you can get it free with a Cyber Essentials certification...
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How to Improve Cyber Security with SOC & SIEM

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Sam Jones Oct 17, 2019


So you've achieved Cyber Essentials but how do you improve your cyber security even further? Let's find out what SOC and SIEM tools can do for you...
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The Ultimate Guide To Cyber Essentials

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Sam Jones Oct 8, 2019


We've created this FREE Ultimate Guide to Cyber Essentials to help you understand the fundamentals and answer all your questions...
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IASME Wins Cyber Essentials Partnership: What..

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Sam Jones Oct 7, 2019


How does IASME winning impact your organisation? Is this a nightmare or an opportunity? Sit back and relax whilst I explain everything you need to know...
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How To Get The Cyber Essentials Logos On Your..

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Sam Jones Oct 4, 2019


Every website seems to have the Cyber Essentials logos but what are they and what can they do for your organisation?...
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7 Steps to Deal With GDPR Subject Access Requests

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Sam Jones Oct 4, 2019


Here are 7 easy steps to providing the RIGHT information to your customers and dealing with subject access requests...
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Listening to Your IT Support Could Cost You 4% of..

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Sam Jones Oct 4, 2019


Your IT support company are great but when it comes to Cyber Security, it's best to trust the experts...
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What is Cyber Essentials and Why Does It Matter?

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Sam Jones Oct 4, 2019


The only government-backed cyber security standard in the UK is worth explaining, so let's get into it: What is Cyber Essentials...
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Is the Cyber Essentials Scheme Worth It For Your..

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Sam Jones Oct 4, 2019


Too expensive? Value for money? Is the Cyber Essentials scheme right for your business? Grab your tea and a biscuit and let's dive into this...
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10 SUPER Surprising Cyber Essentials Benefits

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Sam Jones Oct 4, 2019


Cyber Essentials offers a LOT more than you may have originally thought. Here are 10 Cyber Essentials benefits for your organisation...
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Four Steps to Building a Cybersecurity Strategy -..

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Sam Jones Jul 5, 2019


If you're an SME there's a good chance you could experience a data breach. Here are 4 steps for building a cybersecurity strategy that keeps hackers out...
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The Difference Between Cyber Essentials and Cyber..

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Sam Jones Jul 4, 2019


Cyber threats are ever-growing and businesses are seeking accreditation like Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus - but which is right for you?
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Do I Need Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials..

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Sam Jones Jul 3, 2019


Struggling to get to grips with Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus? - Here's what you need to know and why people are asking you to get it...
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Cyber Tec Security are an IASME qualified Certification Body, working to improve the security health of businesses across the UK by achieving the Cyber Essentials certification.

We help businesses through the certification process and beyond, with advanced solutions such as Ongoing Compliance, SOC & SIEM, Penetrating Testing and much more – so you can achieve maximum security all under one roof.

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