COVID-19 has sent giant waves of disruption through many areas of our personal and professional lives. Thousands of people have suddenly found themselves in the new position of working from home, so we’d like to share some top tips from… Continue Reading →

5 tips to help you avoid business email scams

The speed with which we interact online, makes it easy for even the most eagle-eyed of us to fall prey to a scammer with a reasonably genuine-looking profile.Have you ever gone to click a link and then stopped at the… Continue Reading →

Cybersecurity – are SEOs reactive towards it?

Cyberattacks are becoming increasingly costly to organisations, both in terms of money and reputation. With the digital landscape evolving at a dizzying pace, many companies find it difficult to pursue security strategies that meet their business goals. Instead, they find… Continue Reading →

Does 5G present a golden opportunity for hackers?

The fifth generation (5G) mobile network offers many advantages in terms of speed. It allows faster, smoother downloads of video and other content. 5G has the potential to change the way we use mobile data in both our business and… Continue Reading →

What is cyber security and why is it important?

If you stop someone in the street and ask them, “What is cyber security?” they’ll likely point to news on the latest data breach. When cyber security makes the news, it tends to be for all the wrong reasons. It’s… Continue Reading →

Is facial recognition technology an invasion of privacy?

Various technology news feeds indicate that facial recognition software has been implemented increasingly throughout England and Wales. However, concerns are being raised over its accuracy and the ethical ramifications, including the breach of public privacy, and are hotly debated. Doubts… Continue Reading →

Can you spot a phishing email?

Phishing emails are on the rise and it seems that not a day goes by without hearing or reading reports of new types of scam in the press. While some may have the attitude that they would never fall for… Continue Reading →

Phishing… What is it? Best practice to stay safe online.

At names.co.uk, we like to share knowledge, especially when we feel it would benefit our customers and community. Recently, we learnt that our logo was used as part of a phishing scam, so we have decided to share some knowledge… Continue Reading →

What is a cyber attack and how can I protect my business?

There are many types of cyber attack, some more serious and damaging than others. Whether it’s phishing, malware, denial-of-service attacks or ransomware, all can target vulnerable systems and pose a considerable threat to your business. This article answers the question… Continue Reading →

Your clients’ online security is priceless – here’s how to protect it

More and more of our transactions are being carried out online. As a business, you want your clients to have confidence that when they are dealing with your website, their details are going to be kept secure. Data breaches and… Continue Reading →

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