Stuart Wilkes

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Stuart J Wilkes is an IT industry professional with over 20 years experience working with companies, educational institutions and charities on how they can reap commercial benefit from the continued developments within the world of technology.

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If you could be granted one super power, I wonder how many of you would opt for ‘predicting the future’. Sure, there would be the obvious betting on future sporting events scam that you could utilise but if you think deeper than that, would it be a blessing or a curse? What if you could have accurately predicted the rise […]

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Suffered a cyber attack? Are you ready to face the music? A mere six months ago you were a small ‘widget’ manufacturer based in the West Midlands. A family business, now in its third generation. The company had provided well for you and your family for as long as you can remember. You prided yourself on your craft and the […]

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Cyber People

ISO 27001 FAQ   What is ISO 27001 certification and how can the system help my business? Information is an asset which, like other important business assets, needs to be suitably protected. The ISO 27001 Information Security Management System is a systematic and pro-active approach to managing security risks which arise within an organisation. The system helps businesses to identify […]

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Take Your Pick Within a business there will be a tipping point, a time when the decision is made to address the management and protection of data. This may occur through an internal desire for better corporate governance. Alternatively, it may be due to requirements needed to successful fulfil a new contract. Or perhaps it is due to a recent […]

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Despite devastating cyber-attacks being reported daily in today’s media, most IT professionals believe that the true state of affairs is being significantly under-reported. A survey from Lieberman Software found that 87% of respondents think that large financial hacks are happening more often than reported, and right under the nose of security auditors. http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/it-pros-believe-cyberattacks-are/ Share:

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“Smaller companies are generally less protected and easier to breach, with nearly 44% already affected by cyber attacks. Statistically, many of them won’t survive the attack beyond six months.” Amnon Bar-Lev, president of Check Point Software Technologies http://www.microscope.co.uk/news/4500247457/InfoSec-The-threats-continue-to-multiply  Share:

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