25 Aug 2016

Devious Tricks That Cybercriminals Use to Scam Businesses

Cybercriminals have stolen £2.4 billion from businesses since January 2015 — not with high-tech ransomware or stealthy spyware, but rather with low-tech emails. These attacks are referred to as Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams. Since January 2015, more than 22,000 … Continued

25 Aug 2016

8 Signs Your Computer Might Be Infected with Malware

Anti-malware software plays an important role in the battle against cybercrime. However, it is not infallible. Cybercriminals are constantly releasing new malware programs or variants of existing ones, and it takes a while for anti-malware software companies to update their … Continued

25 Aug 2016

10 Ways to Make Your iPhone Battery Last Longer

Apple iPhones have been around since 2007. Each year has brought better graphics, more features, and an ever-growing number of available apps. Although these advancements are generally a good thing, they can take a toll on battery life. Here are … Continued

11 Aug 2016

Why You Might Want to Reset your Apple ID Security Questions & Answers

If you have an Apple device, you know that your Apple ID is priceless. With it, you can buy music from the iTunes Store, log in to iCloud, and access many other Apple products and services. If you forget the … Continued

11 Aug 2016

Crysis Ransomware Infects Windows, Mac & VMware Machines

The Crysis ransomware is quickly yet quietly spreading to businesses across the globe. Even though it is more common and destructive than the Locky ransomware, Crysis has not received nearly as much press attention. Two traits make Crysis one of … Continued

11 Aug 2016

How to Test Your Backups

Regularly backing up your business’s files and computer systems is crucial, but it is just as important to test those backups at least once a year. You do not want to find out that your backup images or files are … Continued

05 Aug 2016

Assign-IT sees a remarkable increase in businesses prioritising IT security and adopting UK Government backed certifications

Assign-IT has seen a 45% increase in organisations in Hertfordshire and the surrounding counties wanting to achieve UK recognised certifications for their business since April this year. With much of the news reporting on national and global organisations being attacked, … Continued

05 Aug 2016

Assign-IT achieves IASME certification that includes Cyber Essentials

Assign-IT has achieved its IT security certification for IASME and Cyber Essentials. By meeting the needs of IASME Self Governance it has also reached Cyber Essentials Basic. Whilst IT security has always been a fundamental part of IT, it is … Continued