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How Long Would It Take You to Identify a Data Breach?

How Long Would It Take You to Identify a Data Breach?

In May this year, GoDaddy discovered it had suffered a data breach affecting 28,000 accounts - yet the breach itself had happened much earlier, in October 2019. The world’s largest domain registry service had been hacked; and for half a year, they ...
Working Remotely? Here’s How to Keep Devices Safe and Secure

Working Remotely? Here’s How to Keep Devices Safe and Secure

Your devices might be under lock and key while you’re working from home, but that doesn’t mean their connections are. Here’s why remote working needs strong protective solutions – and how to implement those protections effectively.
How Remote Working Can Help Better Your Business

How Remote Working Can Help Better Your Business

Should the prospect of working from home go from luxury to necessity, both you and your workers want a solution that keeps everything consistent; workflows, communications, even your social interactions. That way, there’s no distractions or ...
Top Tips for Safer Internet Day 2020

Top Tips for Safer Internet Day 2020

The 11th February sees the return of the Safer Internet Centre’s ‘Safer Internet Day’, an initiative encouraging youngsters to practice safer internet use and protect them from cyberbullying, social media abuse and threats to their security.   As ...
With Remote Working, Your Snow Days Needn’t Be ‘No-Show’ Days

With Remote Working, Your Snow Days Needn’t Be ‘No-Show’ Days

If there’s one thing we at Mirus are familiar with, it’s the troves of absent employees, left stranded at home during Britain’s snowiest seasons.  With so many people reliant on roads and public transport to make it to the office on time, the snow ...
Can Your Business Afford to be Without Cyber Essentials?

Can Your Business Afford to be Without Cyber Essentials?

Cyber Essentials is a voluntary, government-backed accreditation scheme that recognises businesses and organisations with stringent cyber security provisions. It’s essential for any organisation bidding for central government or MOD contracts, but ...
British Airways Proves there’s More to be Lost from a Data Breach than GDPR Fines

British Airways Proves there’s More to be Lost from a Data Breach than GDPR Fines

As if British Airways weren’t still reeling from this year’s GDPR fine –coming in at a heady £183.39 million – the airline has a whole new set of costs to consider; close to 500,000, in fact. High Court judge, Mr. Justice Warby, has granted a group ...
Could You Weather a GDPR Storm?

Could You Weather a GDPR Storm?

July 2019 was a busy month for the Information Commissioner’s Office. Following two data breaches at Marriott Hotels and British Airways – originally recorded in November 2018 and June 2018 respectively – the first of the UK’s GDPR fines have bolted ...
The Rules Behind Your Remote Working Policy

The Rules Behind Your Remote Working Policy

As we’ve confirmed before, there’s plenty of benefits to welcoming Remote Working solutions into the workplace – not least for the added flexibility and increased employee satisfaction. Still, we’d be remiss not to mention the care and caution ...
An Ironic, Cautionary Tale of GDPR Compliance

An Ironic, Cautionary Tale of GDPR Compliance

It takes more than just software and hardware protections to keep personal data secure. Like any cybersecurity measures, the best protection is an informed and educated workforce that knows exactly what pratfalls to look out for. Sprint Education, a ...
Data Denial on Demand – What is “Ransomware as a Service”?

Data Denial on Demand – What is “Ransomware as a Service”?

Much like pop music and the final few seasons of Game of Thrones, Ransomware only seems to get worse with time. This malware - popular with cyber-extortionists and most commonly encountered by naïve internet surfers - is an incomparably nasty type ...