A Hitch-Hacker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Episode 3

A Hitch-Hacker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Developing a Cyber Security Roadmap for Executive Leaders In this blog series, I am looking at steps that your organisation can take to build a roadmap for navigating the complex world of cyber security and improving your cyber security posture. There’s plenty of technical advice out there for […]


MFA for Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials and Multi-factor Authentication (MFA)   What is MFA? Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is an authentication process that necessitates users to provide evidence of their identity through the submission of multiple verification methods, commonly known as “factors.” This approach ensures both the user’s identity and the legitimacy of their credential access. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is […]

New year, new password – but not if you’re already doing it right

Author: Jon Trickey, Information security officer Intro “Change your password regularly” is a frequently heard piece of password advice. However, enforcing password expiry can result in users making small, predictable changes to their existing password (for example, winter2021 > spring2022), rather than choosing an entirely new one.  This has the opposite effect to the one […]