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We know you’ll want factual information about our products and services but sometimes you’ll be interested in the opinion and comments of the experts we have here at OGL. Have a look through our blog articles to see what we’re saying about topics that could impact your business.

Cyber Security

  • 08 Apr 2019

    Why is staff training crucial in combatting cyber-crime?

    Posted by Jamie Turvey, Marketing Executive

    Cyber-crime doesn’t always have to be stopped by using the latest version of some high-tech software. Sure, it can help, however there are some very quick, easy and cost-effective solutions you can apply to help improve your business’s cyber security. What’s frustrating is the vast...

  • 07 Feb 2019

    Is it worth being Cyber Essentials Plus accredited?

    Posted by Jamie Turvey, Marketing Executive

    Short answer: Yes! We all know the importance of Cyber Essentials, and if not, you really need to get up to speed ( www.ogl.co.uk/a-guide-to-cyber-essentials ). Achieving a Cyber Essentials accreditation is a great framework to address the basics of cyber security, but is it really enough? Once achi...

  • 04 Dec 2018

    Everything you need to know about Cyber Essentials

    Posted by Jamie Turvey, Marketing Executive

    Companies in the 21st century now have to be proactive in their approach to cyber security and businesses are no longer comfortable with being ‘sitting ducks’ when it comes to cyber-crime. With organisations keen to adhere to cyber security regulations there is no place better to start y...

  • 10 Aug 2018

    5 ways your staff can compromise your business security

    Posted by Jamie Turvey, Marketing Executive

    It may be uncomfortable to read, but your staff really are the biggest threat to your business’ cyber security. A 2017 cyber risk survey produced by the London Financial Times, found that 58% of cyber-attacks are attributable to employee behaviour, such as negligence, accidental disclosure and...

  • 11 May 2018

    Protect your business with more than just a password

    Posted by Jamie Turvey, Marketing Executive

    Passwords. They may drive you mad but at least they keep your details secure...Or do they? According to a recent survey, on average 2 out of 5 people have had their password stolen and 7 out of 10 people no longer trust passwords to protect their accounts. 68% of people say they want companies to...

  • 16 Apr 2018

    How do you know you are at risk from Cyber threats?

    Posted by Jamie Turvey, Marketing Executive

    Cyber-threats and cyber-crime are now part and parcel of the 21st century. The media is inundated with news stories about businesses falling victim to cyber-attacks, so much so that it is no longer a surprise.  However, it’s not just major businesses being targeted – cyber-crime ...

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