Gateway To Cyber-Crime

A recent report from the National Crime Agency (NCA) has detailed the “pathways” being explored by young people, resulting in criminal activity.  The report details the increasing number of younger people getting involved with game-cheat websites or forums that talked about ways to change or ‘mod’ games. The internet is creating a new type of
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Superfast Broadband In Worcestershire

Superfast broadband is a reality for some in the UK, however there are still many businesses mainly in rural areas, that are struggling with reliable internet connections. The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) released their Digital Economy Survey on the 27th March, revealing that despite companies saying that fast broadband was extremely important to their
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Shortage Of Digital Skills Is Hampering Business Productivity And Growth

The Digital Sector is one of the fastest growing in the UK and contributes to the economy at twice the rate of other non-digital sectors. The UK already leads the world when it comes to new technology. We make more contactless payments than any other country and are natural innovators, eager to incorporate the latest
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Tech Nation Annual Report Praises Worcester And Malvern

Tech Nation has recently released its annual report on the digital sector within the UK, featuring a glowing report of Worcester and Malvern. Dubbed the ‘frontline of the Government’s cyber security strategy’, Worcester and Malvern were identified as a key digital and tech cluster in the UK. In the past twelve months Worcester and Malvern
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Apple Have Found Themselves A Victim Of Cyber-Crime

Apple have found themselves a victim of cyber-crime once more with ransomware attacks on user’s handsets. Apple have since offered a software update that should resolve the issue, however many were left with accusations of accessing adult material or pirating music via a pop up that could not be removed. The attackers were asking for
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ABTA – The Latest Organisation To Fall Victim To Cyber-Crime

As holiday season is fast approaching, more and more of us start looking at booking our summer getaway or family break and as ever it becomes even more imperative to remain savvy when spending online. Last week the travel association, ABTA made the news over a cyber-attack that put an estimated 43,000 customers at risk.
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Astronomy And Cancer Research Bond Over Big Data

Astronomy and the ongoing fight against cancer may appear to have very little in common at first glance, however, the two have been joined together by the algorithms that read big data. Between all of us on this planet, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data, in fact 90% of the world’s data has been
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How Can Collaborative Working Help Your Business?

Internal Collaboration Collaborative working defined is the act of two or more people or organisations working together for a specific goal that is of benefit to the business. Collaborative software is best described as application software designed to help those involved in a common task achieve a common goal, i.e. a platform all parties can
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HMRC Successfully Stops Over 300 Million Phishing Emails

Too often we see the negative side of cyber security articles highlighting the latest attacks and data leaks.  These stories need to be highlighted to the public to ensure that they are aware, and can take the necessary steps if they are affected.  However, there is occasionally good news about organisations being proactive in tackling
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How Much Personal Or Business Information Is Accessible From Your Smart Phone?

Smart phones are becoming an essential accessory to support our daily life. New uses for phones are being developed every day, with new apps set to change how we work and play. Recently a tech-savvy Twitter user found an iPhone and was able to trace the owner and look through key information – even though
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