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Cyber-Security Simplified: Ransomware

Cyber-Security Simplified: Ransomware There’s not a day goes by without news about yet another cyber attack and we’re constantly hearing the words Ransomware, Virus, Hack, DDOS, Phishing, Spam, CEO Fraud, etc but what do these really mean? In this blog, we’ll explain about the most financially lucrative cybersecurity threat around today: RANSOMWARE.  We’ll tell you […](more)

Computing Security Awards 2019 – Finalist

Practical Networks are excited to announce that our very own Technical Director, David Philps, is a finalist in the 2019 Computing Security Awards – “Contribution to Cybersecurity” category. We are extremely proud of this nomination and everybody at Practical Networks would be grateful if you could support David, by following the below link and casting […](more)

Newsletter Spring 2019

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Cyber Essentials 2020

We are pround to announce our re-accreditation to CyberEssentials until April 2020. This shows our commitment to the scheme launched by the UK Government in June 2014. The Cyber Essentials scheme is a cyber security standard that organisations can be assessed and certified against Cyber Security. Neil Remmer Director said “We are delighted that Practical […](more)

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Don’t Get Caught in the Phishing Net

Don’t Get Caught in the Phishing Net Did you know that 91% of successful data breaches started with a spear phishing attack? Find out what percentage of your employees are Phish-prone™ (susceptibility to phishing attacks) with your free KnowBe4 phishing security test. Plus, see how you stack up against your peers with the new phishing […](more)

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Avoiding hacks in 2019

Here at Practical Networks, one of our primary aims is to provide you and your business ongoing awareness and recommendation of the necessary cyber defences needed to attempt to stay ahead of cyber criminals. In this blog we’ll discuss how to stay protected, some of the main threats out there and how you should protect […](more)

Layered Defense Strategy

The layered approach is used to analyse weak spots in your IT system.  The concept of layered security is key to a strong and successful defence strategy. The approach uses multiple lines of defence to repel potential attacks and is based on the principle that no single form of protection is enough to stop a […](more)


Newsletter December 2018

2018 has been an excellent year for Practical Networks and we would like to wish all our current and future customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year(more)