Small business security essentials

Small business security essentials

These tips, tools and guides will help you protect your business's systems, data and reputation.
Best business endpoint protection software 

Best business endpoint protection software

Want to get serious about protecting your systems and data? Start with one of these business-grade antivirus tools.
Top seven internet security suites of 2017 

Top seven internet security suites of 2017

We put the latest internet security software suites to the test, so you can judge for yourself which is the best for your needs.
‘Top 4’ security strategies expanded to ‘Essential Eight’ 

‘Top 4’ security strategies expanded to ‘Essential Eight’

Intelligence agency the ASD has updated its highly regarded cyber security strategies. We explain the eight essentials.
Why email security threats are getting worse 

Why email security threats are getting worse

Two new studies reveal how serious the threats have become and offer some advice on how to protect your business.
Is the rise of connected devices bad for business? 

Is the rise of connected devices bad for business?

With 2017 shaping up to be the year of the Internet of Things, we look at the implications for business security.
Sharp increase in reports of online scams and fraud 

Sharp increase in reports of online scams and fraud

The government issues a reminder to pay attention to security basics with an eight-step guide to online protection.
How secure are VPN apps really? 

How secure are VPN apps really?

Virtual private networks are designed to protect your privacy and security, but a research team has found that VPN apps can present their own risks.
IT pros reveal biggest security threats and priorities 

IT pros reveal biggest security threats and priorities

A new survey of IT professionals offers some useful pointers for small businesses.
Windows 7 is no longer fit for business use, says Microsoft executive 

Windows 7 is no longer fit for business use, says Microsoft executive

Microsoft Germany’s Windows boss blasts the operating system for being "outdated".
The case for outsourcing your IT security 

The case for outsourcing your IT security

A managed security service provider explains how it can offer enterprise-grade protection to small businesses.
Malwarebytes 3.0 can ‘replace traditional antivirus’ 

Malwarebytes 3.0 can ‘replace traditional antivirus’

Malwarebytes makes a bold claim for its new suite, which includes anti-malware, anti-exploit, anti-ransomware and web protection tools.
Free antivirus software put to the test 

Free antivirus software put to the test

We reveal the best free antivirus programs for Windows users.
Free new anti-ransomware tool released 

Free new anti-ransomware tool released

RansomFree can help protect your PC’s files with an algorithm for detecting ransomware-like behaviours.
Ten steps to securing your business systems 

Ten steps to securing your business systems

Protect your business's data and reputation by following this checklist from a leading cloud security vendor.
Pre-holiday checklist to help secure your business 

Pre-holiday checklist to help secure your business

Here are five ways to reduce the chances of coming back to a nasty surprise after the Christmas break.
Are you certain your documents are being safely destroyed? 

Are you certain your documents are being safely destroyed?

So you've decided it's too much time and trouble to do your own shredding. Here's what you should ask document destruction companies.
How malicious social media images are spreading ransomware 

How malicious social media images are spreading ransomware

Facebook and LinkedIn are being used to spread malware including the Locky ransomware, according to a security provider.
Best Android security apps revealed 

Best Android security apps revealed

Anti-malware testing specialist AV-Comparatives has released its latest report on security software for Android devices.
How secure is your business data in the cloud? 

How secure is your business data in the cloud?

We examine how cloud providers secure customer data, how to minimise the chances of data leaks, and how to comply with privacy law.
Why you should use encryption 

Why you should use encryption

The bad guys use encryption because it works. A security expert explains how you can use one of their favourite tools against them.
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