James Bond made it look cool. From fancy devices and trinkets, he got the intel with tracker devices and hidden cameras. He used it to catch the bad guy. Yet what if the threat of covert spying wasn’t in the interest of government security or gathering intelligence, as James Bond made us believe? The threat […]
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Did you know that more industries are now seeking ISO 17025 accreditation to demonstrate their competence and gain a competitive edge in their marketplace? According to recent numbers, over 85,000 organisations worldwide were accredited by the ILAC MRA Signatories. But what exactly is ISO 17025 accreditation and why is it so important for your business? […]
The average cost of dealing with a ransom attack on an organisation or business can be £4.10 million. The cost of a cyber attack or a data breach in the UK has increased by 8.1% over the last year. A ransom attack on a business can take up to 237 days to identify and another […]
Did you know that modern forensics dates back to the 1800s? Fast forward to today, and forensics has been revolutionized by technological advances. In addition to fingerprints and DNA, we now have smartphone records and other digital elements that can be used as evidence within a court of law. While digital forensics is new within […]
Appearing in court is a nerve-wracking affair. It’s intimidating even if you aren’t the defendant being charged with a crime: Back in 2016, a watchdog found that more than 10,000 criminal cases had to be dropped because witnesses simply didn’t show up on the day. Whether you’re due to appear in Crown Court or Magistrates’ […]
A recent report by the UK government found that two in every five businesses (39%) have experienced a cyber attack or security breach in the last 12 months. The report found that fewer businesses are using security monitoring tools to identify suspicious activity, highlighting how many businesses are unaware of the attacks and breaches they […]
The truth is in your hands! More than one million cases were held in magistrates’ courts in 2020 alone. Many of these cases involved expert witnesses who explained difficult concepts for jurors and magistrates. Your testimony can be the difference between acquittal and conviction. For you to make the most effective courtroom testimony and to […]
You could argue that the most overlooked essential business expense is cybersecurity. With attacks occurring every 39 seconds in the US alone, it’s important that we enter the new year with greater protection. No matter what our plans are for the holidays, you still need to ensure your data is protected. Let’s talk about data […]
The Christmas period is a perfect time to perform a cyber-attack on your IT environment. Darktrace reported a 30 percent increase in the average number of ransomware attacks over the holiday period compared to the monthly average. Therefore, it’s vital you stay extra vigilant during this period. But what should you do if you suspect […]