Since it was first flagged by John McLelland's report in 2011, Cloud computing has become more and more of a burning issue in the realm of public sector ICT infrastructure. McLelland correctly identified the sizable advantages that Cloud computing can offer over legacy on-premises IT systems in terms of scalability, elasticity, efficiency and, perhaps most crucially of all, affordability.Read More
Every day, the Quorum Cyber team receives dozens of suspicious emails forwarded to us by our customers as part of our Big Red Button Phishing Protection service. Most of these are traditional phishing attacks, usually looking to steal customer credentials or launch a similar social engineering attack.Read More
Nowadays, nearly all business and charities in the UK report using some form of digital communication in their daily operations. An unpleasant but unsurprising consequence of this is that cyber-crime attacks are becoming a more prevalent threat, with the number of reported cases around the country growing year-on-year. In the last 12 months, nearly one-third of businesses (32%) and over one-fifth of charities (22%) have reported suffering from some form of security breach.Read More
On Thursday 9th May, we had the honour of collecting the award for “Best Cyber Security Initiative” at the ScotlandIS Digital Technology Awards.
Now in its ninth year, the awards, organised by ScotlandIS showcase “excellence within the industry rewarding the innovation, expertise and ambition of businesses large and small – and the people who drive them”.Read More
For every organisation with an online presence, protecting against cyber-crime has now become a top board-level and operational priority. Indeed, a recent report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified cyber one of the top world threats, underlining its importance on a global scale.Read More
This month Microsoft have released an update for Windows Remote Desktop to patch a significant vulnerability - the vulnerability allows an attacker to remotely run code on any unpatched machine without any need to log in.Read More