The Defence Works

My experience with a HMRC scam call – the good, the bad and the red flags.

May 1, 2020

This week, we’re featuring a guest post from Carrie Morgan at...

The Defence Works

The Defence Works release brand new COVID-19 Working from Home training

April 1, 2020

At The Defence Works, it goes without saying that we’re 100%...

Technology and Cybersecurity

COVID-19 The Phisher’s Friend

March 25, 2020

Phishers may be taking advantage of the current lockdown fears in...

Security Awareness Training

How to Make a Security Awareness Training Programme Fun

March 18, 2020

Do you hear the words ‘security awareness training’ and think…b..o..r..i..n..g…? Well,...

Breaking Scams

The Fax Behind Cybercrime: Microsoft SharePoint Fax Scam

March 16, 2020

Remember the fax machine? At their peak of use, they were...

Breaking Scams

Update or Else: Outlook Update Scam Email

March 9, 2020

Here at The Defence Works we get to see lots of...

Security Awareness Training

Top 5 Security Awareness Topics for 2020

March 4, 2020

Data breaches are everywhere. Just in the UK, examples abound. Most...

Technology and Cybersecurity

GDPR More Than Halves the Intrusion Duration of Cyber Attacks

February 21, 2020

A new report by cyber security experts FireEye suggests that GDPR...

Technology and Cybersecurity

Post Brexit GDPR for UK Businesses

February 7, 2020

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed in a statement to...

Technology and Cybersecurity

Energy Sector Fights Back Against Cybercrime

February 7, 2020

A recent Thales cyberthreat report revealed 10% of cyberattacks on power...

Technology and Cybersecurity

FBI Warns Millions of Credit Card Details Stolen in E-skimming Attacks

February 5, 2020

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned consumers that e-skimming...

Data Breach Round-Up

Data Breach Round-Up – Last Week (13th Jan – 19th Jan)

January 21, 2020

It’s been another insightful week in cybersecurity and data breaches. Law...