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What do small businesses need to know about ransomware?

Understanding the tactics and techniques attackers use — and how to defend against them As part of Cyber Security Awareness Month, Field Effect is publishing a series of blogs to help you stay informed and aware of the threats facing small and mid-size businesses and what you can do to defend against them. You’ve probably seen something about […]

Five forward-thinking tips to secure a remote workforce

As part of Cyber Security Awareness Month, Field Effect is publishing a series of blogs throughout October to help you stay informed and aware of the threats facing small and mid-size businesses and what you can do to defend against them.  Since the start of the pandemic, businesses have been playing catch-up with their cyber security. The unexpected […]

How to spot a potential business email compromise attack

As part of Cyber Security Awareness Month, Field Effect is publishing a series of blogs to help you stay informed and aware of the threats facing small and mid-size businesses and what you can do to defend against them. Imagine this: it’s six in the evening, you’re wrapping up a few things for work and […]

How cyber security broke the buyer

For too long, SMEs have been at the mercy of sizeable cyber security vendors who grew up in the enterprise space. And I speak from experience… You’ve heard the standard cyber security sales pitch a thousand times before — probably even fallen victim to it half a dozen times. All without seeing the results you had expected and hoped for. Why shouldn’t […]

4 major cyber threats facing small businesses in 2020

Running a business is no easy task. On top of daily operating challenges, small business owners wear multiple hats, from marketing and human resources to bookkeeping and IT. Many lack the time and resources to put a strong cyber security defence in place – yet cyber security attacks continue to be a growing threat as small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) scale their operations.   A 2020 report by […]