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[CyberSecurity Blog Series] How to spot fake email

There are numerous ways to spot a fake email. The list below is not exhaustive but covers most common types of phishing attempts. The message contains poor spelling and grammar Whenever a large company sends out a message on behalf of the company as a whole, the...

[CyberSecurity Blog Series] Safe Browsing best practices

The World Wide Web is a wonderful thing, never has it been so easy to find information, research your favourite topics or shop from the comfort of your armchair; it’s brilliant. But, it is also a haven for bad software, viruses and spyware (Spyware is software that...

[CyberSecurity Blog Series] Protect yourself against Vishing scam

What is Phone Phishing, Voice Phising or Vishing? Phone Phishing or Vishing (short for Voice Phishing) is a rising type of Social Engineering fraud. It is becoming popular as it adds a level of human manipulation into the attack. The scam artist will initiate a call...

[CyberSecurity Blog Series] What is Spear Phishing and how to avoid it?

What is Spear Phishing? Spear Phishing is a form of Social Engineering. It may be defined as ‘highly targeted phishing aimed at specific individuals or groups within an organisation’. Due to the amount of information that can be found freely with just a little digging...

[CyberSecurity Blog Series] What is Social Engineering?

What is Social Engineering? When the term ‘Social Engineering’ is used in the context of cybersecurity, or cybercrime it is a generic term for any attempt to have an end user assist the perpetrator by having them do something. Outside of the cyber realm this would be...

Urban Network finalist in Thames Gateway Business Awards 2016

We are excited and proud to announce that we’ve been selected as finalist in this year’s Thames Gateway Business Awards in the “Customer Service” category. Great customer service is at the core of everything we do and our customer's experience of our service is...

[CyberSecurity Blog Series] Understanding the cybersecurity landscape

The reality is that EVERY business and individual are at risk from cybercrime and awareness is perhaps the most important defence against these threats. In this blog, the first installment of our CyberSecurity Blog series, we will be giving you an overview of current...

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