4 Security Tips for the New Normal

Property Protection Personal Protection Cyber Protection // 06 October 2020

Working remotely has become the new normal. We have put together these tips to help business be more secure, no matter where their staff work.

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  • 4 Security Tips for the New Normal

    4 Security Tips for the New Normal

    Working remotely has become the new normal. We have put together these tips to help business be more secure, no matter where their staff work.

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  • Remote Working Checklist

    Remote Working Checklist

    The move to remote working is set to continue, we have created this checklist to help keep you and your employees safe where ever they choose to work.

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  • Cyber Security Remote Working Checklist

    Cyber Security Remote Working Checklist

    As we prepare to get back to the ‘new normal’, we have produced a cyber security remote working checklist to help keep businesses secure.

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  • Coronavirus: Security Tips for Remote Working

    Coronavirus: Security Tips for Remote Working

    Uncertainty can lead to opportunities for criminals to exploit. We are ideally placed to provide some advice and guidance to keep you and your staff safe.

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  • 4 Instances When You Should Consider Security

    4 Instances When You Should Consider Security

    As a business owner, you have a lot of balls to juggle. We have put together a list of 4 instances when you should focus on security.

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  • Supporting Business Growth

    Supporting Business Growth

    Equilibrium Risk ran their third Understanding your Security Risk workshop of the year- I found the workshop to be eye-opening and very useful.

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  • 8 Things to Consider BEFORE Investing in Security

    8 Things to Consider BEFORE Investing in Security

    One of the first questions I always get asked is: How much will it cost? Now we all know it’s not all about cost, there are other things to consider such as the benefits it will bring to the business. But still, the cost can the deciding factor on whether a project is given the green light or not.

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  • Understand your Security Risk

    Understand your Security Risk

    Your business is at risk from cyber attacks, criminal activity and even accidents at work. But with budgets being tight, where do you invest your hard earned money?

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  • Securing your Business over the Christmas Period

    Securing your Business over the Christmas Period

    With business’ winding down for the Christmas period, premises can become prime targets for cyber attacks, criminal activity, and property damage. We’ve got a few top tips to help you protect your business and prevent any unwanted disasters occurring before you return in the New Year.

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  • Secure Configuration

    Secure Configuration

    This blog is all about secure configuration and is the first in the series relating to Cyber Security. In this blog, we will talk about what secure configuration is, why you need it and lastly, some pointers on getting it right.

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  • Security Convergence

    Security Convergence

    We have all heard of cybersecurity, it’s in the news almost daily, but you may not have heard of security convergence. But that’s OK, few people have. But what is it? What does it mean to your business?

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  • Fraudscape 2018 is released!

    Fraudscape 2018 is released!

    The latest report from Cifas- the Leaders in Fraud Prevention, Fraudscape 2018, is out and there maybe cause for a small celebration: overall, fraudulent conduct has decreased!

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  • What is Malware?

    What is Malware?

    Everything you need to know about Malware and how to protect against it.

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  • Stop the Hackers: How to Protect your Business Against Cybercrime

    Stop the Hackers: How to Protect your Business Against Cybercrime

    With this in mind, we’ve put together some basic precautions so you can ensure your business doesn’t fall victim to the devastating effects of cybercrime.

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  • How to Create a Strong Password

    How to Create a Strong Password

    You may think it is easier to simply use the same password on different sites or to use passwords that are easy to remember such your date-of-birth or a child’s name. Unfortunately, these types of passwords can easily be hacked.

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  • EQ Risk educate Chamber Members at Business Forum

    EQ Risk educate Chamber Members at Business Forum

    We were invited as guest speakers at the monthly Kirklees Business Forum, organised by the Mid-Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce to discuss the vast range of cyber security concerns faced by companies.

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  • Global Cyber Attack

    Global Cyber Attack

    A global WannaCry-like ransomware outbreak, which began in Russia and Ukraine and spread across Europe, was being reported yesterday. The attack is locking down networks in a number of industries, including energy, transportation and finance.

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  • Cyber Crime- Prevention is Better than a Cure

    Cyber Crime- Prevention is Better than a Cure

    Would you leave your back door open, while you were out at work? Probably not. The same principle applies to business After all, ‘prevention is better than a cure’!

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  • Fake Chrome Update!

    Fake Chrome Update!

    The fake Chrome update doesn’t seem to be in the mainstream news, but it is one you should keep an eye out for. It is not a new scam, but we have recently noticed it is doing the rounds again.

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  • Equilibrium Risk Appoints Cyber Security Expert

    Equilibrium Risk Appoints Cyber Security Expert

    The appointment comes in response to a growing demand within the SME market, who have very limited access to effective cyber security and is furthered strengthened by the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), taking effect next year.

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  • Equilibrium Risk examine cyber security threats to Huddersfield businesses

    Equilibrium Risk examine cyber security threats to Huddersfield businesses

    On Wednesday 30th of November, Equilibrium Risk’s Cyber Security expert, Stefan Garczynski will be presenting at an informative cyber security event at the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre.

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  • Addressing the Needs of Yorkshire's Cyber Security

    Addressing the Needs of Yorkshire's Cyber Security

    Equilibrium Risk recently spoke to members of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association at the Yorkshire & Northern Regional Knowledge Forum Tour 2015. As a young, but industry-leading company, they gave advice on how to reduce the risk of a cyber attack and how to protect electronically, and physically, held data.

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  • What's So Special About TalkTalk?

    What's So Special About TalkTalk?

    Hearing the news last week that TalkTalk has become a victim of a Cyber Attack, the third time this year, has made me think. It occurred to me, why TalkTalk? What makes them so special? Why are they repeatedly the target?

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  • Threat Understanding and Awareness

    Threat Understanding and Awareness

    Some basic principles and advice to help improve the security at your place of work. Not all will be relevant to you but use what is useful. Implementing changes that will have the most effect but the least disruption generally work the best.

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