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How to spot a phish

How to spot a phish

Spotting a Phish These really are strange times that we are living in just now. As Albert Einstein once said, “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity” and this pandemic has presented lots of opportunity to cyber criminals. From fake emails from organisations such as The World Health Organisation claiming to give advice or help[…]

Webinar: Your Cyber questions answered from Gerry’s back room

Webinar: Your Cyber questions answered from Gerry’s back room

Your Cyber questions answered from Gerry’s back room Date: May 21, 2020 Time: 09:50am through to 11:15 am In partnership with CeeD, we would like to invite you to our interactive discussion webinar on your Cyber challenges. Unlike Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famous sessions, I’m afraid that our chat will not be fireside.  Like everyone else[…]

Converged Joins Palo Alto Networks NextWave Partner Programme

Converged Joins Palo Alto Networks NextWave Partner Programme

  Converged Joins Palo Alto Networks NextWave Partner Programme Scottish IT company, Converged Communication Solutions, has further strengthened the cybersecurity services it delivers to clients by joining the NextWave Partner Programme of global cybersecurity leader Palo Alto Networks. For Aberdeen-headquartered Converged, which provides Internet connectivity, telephony, IT support and cybersecurity services to clients across Scotland,[…]

Our Project Manager creates fun activity book for youngsters

Our Project Manager creates fun activity book for youngsters

It all starts with a crayon! While working from home, our Project Manager Murray Duguid, wanted to use his time and skills to create something to keep our little ones occupied. And we are so grateful that he did. The result is this fun activity book which includes colour in pages as well as puzzles[…]

Ensuring IT security for home workers

Ensuring IT security for home workers

  Home working – cyber security considerations for business By Gerry Grant, CSO. There are lots of articles and advice around home working currently being shared and most of it is pretty decent. While home working might be nothing new for your organisation, the scale of rollout will likely be unprecedented and it’s important that[…]

Advice and free resources for staying connected while home working

Advice and free resources for staying connected while home working

  Remote working: advice & free resources By Neil Christie, Technical Director. Mention home working and many people will assume that this is only a viable option for those with quality connectivity in terms of speed and reliability. But please don’t discount remote working because of a poor broadband connection. There are ways around this[…]

COVID-19 Plan

COVID-19 Plan

  COVID-19 Plan Converged Communication Solutions COVID-19 Plan 1 – How we protect employees Covid-19 is believed to spread largely through respiratory droplets from coughing and sneezing, and it seems to spread easily. It may also be possible to become infected by touching a contaminated surface or object and then touching one’s nose or mouth. Stay home[…]

Lessons learnt from Virgin Media Breach

Lessons learnt from Virgin Media Breach

  What lessons can we learn from Virgin Media? By Gerry Grant, Chief Security Officer On the 5th March it was reported that Virgin Media had left a database containing over 900,000 customers and potential customers details accessible online. The database didn’t even have a password on it. It transpired that the database had been[…]

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