A five-step guide to security for your small organisation

Recently Andrew and David presented a webinar on IT security within the Charity and Not For Profit space. We covered a lot of topics around policy, and compliance – but some smaller organisations said it was just “too much”. We agree. So, we wanted to take another shot and providing some good guidance for small charities and organisations. This is – by no means – … Continue reading A five-step guide to security for your small organisation

Windows 7 End of Support – 14th Jan 2020

Microsoft Discontinued support for Windows 7 and Windows 2008 on the 14th January, just over 10 years since it was first released. Here’s what you need to know. Will my computer running Windows 7 stop working? No, your computer will continue to work. End of Support means that Microsoft will no longer provide code or security updates. This leaves you vulnerable to viruses, malware, hackers … Continue reading Windows 7 End of Support – 14th Jan 2020

Fraud Alert! Fake invoice emails

We’ve been alerted to fraudulent e-mails being sent to people purporting to be from Real World asking for payment on fake invoices. The emails are coming from a fake email address with fake contact details. We’ve put together an article about how to spot the emails and what to do if you receive one. If you have any questions or are concerned, please contact our … Continue reading Fraud Alert! Fake invoice emails

Internet Route Security: a long way to go

[This article was originally posted by Andrew Yager on LinkedIn] The last week hasn’t been great for the global internet community from a routing security standpoint. From the news that Google’s traffic was accidentally routed through Russia (and Nigeria) to Telstra accidentally black-holing customer traffic yesterday morning, you could be forgiven for wondering how the internet functions at all. In a conversation with one of my colleagues on Wednesday, not … Continue reading Internet Route Security: a long way to go

Updated: Firefox Security Vulnerability

If you use Firefox as your web browser, you should update it now to version 50.0.2 (or a later one if it exists). Late last night, someone disclosed a vulnerability that is present in the ToR and Firefox web browsers on a public mailing list. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to run code on your computer if you visit an infected web site. You … Continue reading Updated: Firefox Security Vulnerability