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Staff security training – A key part of cyber defence

One aspect of cyber security we see at IXCG more than any other is the fact that an organisation’s staff are often far better at getting around any security systems which have been put in place than any hacker. There are many reasons for this; staff work around the security systems daily, badly thought out systems can impact their ability to work so they seek out ways to lessen this impact and that many staff don’t give security a second…

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How to avoid cyber-security incidents

IXCG deals with a large number of malware, virus and cybersecurity incidents every year and, in 90% of cases, a lack of basic planning means that a minor outbreak becomes a major, and very expensive, incident. With prevention costing roughly 5-10% of the cost of an incident, why are so many businesses getting it so wrong? The most common factors with incidents are that the affected organisations either believed that they wouldn’t be a target, or that someone else in…

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