Are we our own worst enemies?

We often hear about large multi-national companies being fined £150m here, and £200m there, but do we realise how close to home data breaches or hackers can get? The answer is probably not – and, without even realising it, a lot of these data breaches occur as a...

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Huge rewards for hackers, but we can help stop them!

So, do people really understand what it means when they talk about “secure email”? When they say “we have secure email”, do they actually know how secure and what it will prevent (and more to the point, what it is still susceptible to)? The answer, quite often, is...

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Consider changing from paper payslips……NOW!

If you are one of those companies that still use paper payslips, then you really need to be thinking about alternatives as soon as possible! Paper payslips are known to be expensive, slow and bad for the environment - additionally, the endless search to save money on...

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Are payroll portals really that secure?

If you are considering switching from using paper payslips to automated ones, then there are a number of factors you need to consider – not least the security of your intended method. For example, a lot of automated payslip providers these days use a portal to allow...

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Are humans the weak links in your payroll chain?

When it comes to designing a system or process to safely transfer confidential data, it is wise to reduce the number of links in the chain. Each link is potentially vulnerable and needs to be mitigated or resolved - but it is those systems that require human input or...

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In cloud cuckoo land

Not all of us live in cloud cuckoo land and think storing valuable information in the cloud is safe. But knowing that our data is not necessarily safe is one thing, taking the correct course of action in this climate of increased cybersecurity risks and threats is...

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