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June’s IT Security Briefing from NCS IT Ltd

Email Attacks are on the Rise! Research from IT hardware company Cisco has shown that email attacks are on the rise. What’s more worrying is that the number of organisations using email security is actually shrinking! The Cisco 2019 Cybersecurity Series says that this year, 41% of organisations have this type of security set up. […]
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More and More Apps and Websites Insisting on 2FA

  We have seen an increase in apps and websites insisting on Two-Factor Authentication (2FA). Whilst it may seem to be unnecessary, standard security procedures requesting only a username and password are becoming increasingly easy for criminals to attack and gain access to data. Two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security which makes it […]
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June’s IT Security Briefing from NCS IT Ltd

Welcome to June’s issue of our IT Security Briefing. This month we will be talking about phishing and other methods that criminals use to attack your business. You will also learn about data encryption and two-factor authentication security techniques. We have also included a link to Sophos’ “Threatsaurus” document which is really useful and we […]
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What is Two-Factor Authentication?

  Standard security procedures tend to only require a username and password which have become increasingly easy for criminals to gain access to a user’s data. Two-factor authentication, also known as “multi-factor authentication,” is an extra layer of security that requires not only a password and username but also something only the user has access […]
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