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What to do if you think you’ve been hacked

May 21, 2019

In April 2019 the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) published its first UK Cyber Survey which revealed that 42% of Brits expect to lose money to online fraud. Falling victim to hackers can have a devastating effect on your business so it’s important that you and your

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Why you should keep up to date with security and software updates

May 21, 2019

We’ve all gone through it. You’re busy at your desk, trying to meet the next deadline and the dreaded message appears on your computer screen asking you to take time out while ‘software updates are installed’; your machine restarts itself several times testing the limit of your

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Post GDPR – what SMEs should be doing one year on from GDPR

April 17, 2019

It’s almost a year since the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. Described as the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years, its aim was to update laws that protect the personal information of individuals, and organisations that don’t comply could

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Password security for SMEs – why it’s important they can’t be guessed

March 20, 2019

How many times a day are you asked to input a password online? Your work email, personal email, online banking account, social media, to name just a few, all require a password and it can be tempting to use the same one for everything. But stop right

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Data security in 2019 – the good news and the bad news for business

February 14, 2019

  Keeping on top of your data security means protecting digital information from unauthorised access such as that which occurs in a cyber-attack or a data breach. Here are some tips on the issues that businesses should be aware of in order to protect their data in

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Protecting your business from cyber-attacks in the supply chain

February 14, 2019

For any organisation, managing its supply chain can present many challenges. Cyber-security brings an added complexity and a business is only as strong in protecting itself from cyber-attacks as the weakest partner in its supply chain. To protect your company from this modern day threat it is

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Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster membership confirmed

October 29, 2016

Probado confirmed as a member of Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster (YCSC); the group formed to promote awareness and solutions to protect our region from in ever increasing threat of Cyber Security. Watch this space as Probado ready’s itself for the completion of a joint development venture with

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Free IT Security Tools from Probado

October 18, 2016

Our latest security tool to help businesses in Yorkshire and Lancashire protect themselves from unwanted cyber security threats is in its final testing phase of development. The tool designed and built in conjunction with the University of Huddersfield will allow businesses to quickly assess potential threats to

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The rise of Ransomware – a growing threat business in the UK

June 13, 2016

You’ve heard the term thrown around the internet and media, affecting one company or another, a council, or even a hospital. But what is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious software that sits in the background of your computer and encrypts your valuable files. This can include:

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Security Advisory: Rise of VoIP and Non VoIP Telephone Scams

December 23, 2015

Please be aware we’ve been informed by telephony vendors of a new style telephone based scam making the rounds. This scam isn’t restrictive to VoIP services but can be imposed on standard BT lines as well. There are two types of this scam, One with a single

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  • What to do if you think you’ve been hacked
    In April 2019 the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) published its first UK Cyber Survey which revealed that 42% of Brits expect to lose money to online fraud. Falling victim to hackers can have a devastating effect on your business so it’s important that you and your employees are prepared and

    read more ...