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08 Sep 2017

Charities benefit from Cyber-Security campaign to battle cyber-crime

In May this year, the WannaCry ransomware dominated global headlines bringing the reality of cyber-crime to the attention of Boardrooms on an unprecedented scale.  With extensive data, including the Crime Survey for England and Wales, showing an upward trend in … Continued

08 Sep 2017

Cyber Safe Charities

Supporting charities towards greater cyber security It is a sad reality that the charities which play such a large part in our society are increasingly becoming targets, and victims, of cyber-crime.  Through holding the personal information of donors and benefactors, … Continued

30 Mar 2017

5 IT Security Mistakes That Businesses Often Make

Computing technologies are constantly changing. Securing IT systems in this environment is challenging, especially for small and midsize businesses. They often do not have the time or resources to keep up with technological changes, the latest security threats, and the … Continued

17 Mar 2017

St Albans Chamber of Commerce achieves Cyber Essentials

The St Albans Chamber of Commerce has been spearheading the campaign to build business awareness about the threat of cyber attacks to its members over the last year, often joining forces with other local chambers to run educational seminars. Assign-IT … Continued

16 Feb 2017

Assign-IT Presents at Wenta’s Cyber Security Event

Wenta is an independently funded not-for-profit organisation which supports small businesses and start-ups. Keen to build cyber security and data protection awareness of its members, it arranged a seminar, inviting experts from a number of fields to speak and share … Continued

05 Jan 2017

11 Ways to Secure your Business’s Wireless Network

Here are eleven ways you can secure your business’s wireless network. Hackers within range can access it and infiltrate your network if a wireless network is not properly secured: 1. Use a Strong Password for Your Wireless Router’s Administrator Account Many … Continued

09 Nov 2016

How Hackers Con Employees to Steal Company Data

A scenario for you. A company’s database administrator loves social media. the administrator does not put any detailed information about their job on social media sites, but like many people, they includes numerous details about their family, hobbies, and interests … Continued

28 Oct 2016

Continuing the Fight Against Cyber-Attacks: Assign-IT becomes the first certification body in Hertfordshire on the Cyber Essentials & IASME schemes

Assign-IT takes security seriously, especially with the on-going threat of cyber-attacks. No business is safe from this threat and the Directors at Assign-IT put achieving certification body status at the top of their objectives for 2016 to continue to demonstrate their … Continued

26 Sep 2016

Cybercriminals Now Using Legitimate PayPal Emails in Scam

PayPal scams are nothing new. What is new is that cybercriminals have started using legitimate PayPal services to perpetrate those cyberattacks. In July 2016, cybercriminals sent legitimate PayPal emails to PayPal members in an effort to scam them out of … Continued

01 Sep 2016

Prosper engages Assign-IT to help it with IASME certification

Prosper has developed a complete Cloud Based Practice Management system for Accountants, Financial Advisers and Solicitors. Its platform manages an organisation’s day-to-day business more efficiently, saving admin and Practice Management time. The platform helps to deliver on best practice principles … Continued

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