Monthly Archives: January 2018

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What Is Cyber Essentials, And How Does It Work?

The government’s cyber security initiative is useful, but it might not be enough on its own… Businesses are ‘panic buying’ cyber insurance, in response to rising cyber crime and the upcoming GDPR deadline. So says the BBC, which also highlighted the role of security certification, including the government’s Cyber Essentials scheme. By gaining certification, businesses and […]Read more »

When Bad Updates Attack – And How To Deal With It

Meltdown and Spectre patches show just how wrong patches can go Bolstered security, new features, performance tweaks, visual improvements – all good reasons to install updates. And whether you’re using a Windows PC, a Mac, a smartphone or a tablet, you’ll find yourself frequently downloading and installing updates to make your software better. Unfortunately, though, it doesn’t […]Read more »

Meltdown And Spectre – The Computer Flaws That Affect Practically Everyone

People are calling them the worst computer flaws to be discovered for decades. But what do Meltdown and Spectre mean for you? Two fundamental flaws have been discovered in computer processors that will affect the vast majority of businesses and consumers around the world. Dubbed Meltdown and Spectre, they make it possible for hackers to gain […]Read more »

The 3-2-1 Rule: Backups That Could Help Avoid Disaster

Can you really secure your business data in three steps? Creating backups doesn’t have to be complicated or painful, but it does need to be effective. That’s why at TMB, we recommend using what’s known as the 3-2-1 rule to guide your backup routines. It’s straightforward, easy to remember and it insures against data loss in multiple […]Read more »