Cyber Risks

Teaching children the dangers of malware during lockdown

Submitted by Dean on 6 April, 2020 - 10:44 with 0 comment

As children are homeschooled during lockdown, we explore what you can do to ensure they don’t get caught out by cybercrime:

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Is your baby monitor cyber secure?

Submitted by Dean on 12 March, 2020 - 11:30 with 0 comment

If you fail to tweak your settings after purchasing smart cameras, pet cams and baby monitors, you could be putting your home security at risk.

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What would it cost you if a competitor stole your ideas?

Submitted by Dean on 1 March, 2020 - 12:56 with 0 comment

The distinctiveness of your business is probably based on a kernel of intellectual property. This is usually a design or product which took time to develop and hone; a secret recipe or process; a data set built up over years; a unique design feature which sets your products apart.

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5 ways to boost your cybersecurity in 2020

Submitted by Dean on 13 February, 2020 - 06:30 with 0 comment

Due to the ever-growing demand in new and innovative technology and the seemingly endless surge of digital progression, there is never time to rest on your laurels when it comes to cybersecurity.

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Cyber-attacks and politics

Submitted by Dean on 18 November, 2019 - 10:49 with 0 comment

After supposedly thwarting a cyber attack on Monday 11th November 2019, the Labour Party suffered a second attack just the next day.

What type of attack was it?

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Can hacking be used for good rather than evil?

Submitted by Dean on 2 September, 2019 - 10:03 with 0 comment

When you hear the word ‘hacker’ what do you think of? Most of us would typically associate hackers as hooded figures sat in dark rooms, working hard to infiltrate our computer systems in order to wreak havoc.

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Are you voiding your Cyber policy?

Submitted by Dean on 27 August, 2019 - 14:49 with 0 comment

It’s no wonder that small businesses are waking up to the reality of cyber security risks, with 875,000 SMEs in the UK hit by a cyber-attack in the 12 months leading up to July 2017.

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Phishing for small fish: Why SMEs need cyber insurance

Submitted by Dean on 21 August, 2019 - 12:21 with 0 comment

Justin Clarke, Director of Underwriting and Pricing at NIG, explores the threat of cybercrime to small and medium-sized businesses, and explains why comprehensive cyber insurance coverage is essential.

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How to deal with paperwork

Submitted by Dean on 23 June, 2019 - 11:40 with 0 comment

There’s no hiding from paperwork.

Whether it’s for your personal life in the form of mortgage, tenancy or car agreements, utility bills and payslips, or for business admin, paperwork gets everywhere.

People have drawers of the stuff. Some people even have entire cabinets for it.

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How 5G is set to revolutionise technology

Submitted by Dean on 31 May, 2019 - 10:41 with 0 comment

When 4G was launched by EE in 2012, customers were promised speeds up to five times faster than its 3G predecessor. As well as this, they could benefit from extra capacity allowing for streaming on the move. This new technology came at a price, however.

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Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants are one of Wales’ largest Independent Insurance Brokers, established in 1978 by Roger Watkins. Since this time we have become one of the leading Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers in the region and the trusted insurance advisor to hundreds of Welsh and UK businesses and individuals.

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