Required Information Security Awareness Training

Announcement You have all seen the flood of recent phishing emails (as in fishing for passwords and other sensitive information) and other social engineering attacks aimed at people. These generally try to trick you into typing your password into some sort of false sign-on screen or download malicious software. Automated controls such as SPAM filters … Continue reading “Required Information Security Awareness Training”

Meltdown and Spectre – time to panic?

We have had a number of queries about the well-publicised processor vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre.  There are no reports of actual exploits being used at this stage and certainly with meltdown an attacker would need access to the systems concerned in order to exploit the vulnerabilities.  Suppliers of operating systems, anti-virus and other relevant software … Continue reading “Meltdown and Spectre – time to panic?”