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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Who is about to have the most wonderful time of the year. You or the cyber criminals? You can’t fail to have noticed that we are entering the holiday season. The one where gifts are bought and exchanged, where food is consumed to almost glutinous levels and money is spent like it is going out of fashion. The online shelves […]

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Accidents Can Happen, But We Need To Learn From Them. Despite all the technological advancements of the last few centuries the scientists and engineers of this world have yet to crack the ‘if only I could turn back time by 30 seconds’ that is often needed once you have incorrectly addressed an email. Despite all the technological advancements of the […]

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Cyber People

Are you on road to the Cyber Highway? It is unlikely that your supply chain is travelling in this direction yet as this initiative was only launched last month in London by Lord David Blunkett, the chairman of Cyber Essentials Direct Limited. The concept behind this is to help improve a businesses cyber security posture and to provide reassurances in […]

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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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Industry News

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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