Blogs and Articles

E-book: Protecting Education From Cyber Attacks

22 June 2021

In 2020 numerous FE and HE providers fell victim to cyber attacks. Ten universities were targeted in the Blackbaud attack, and other attacks targeted establishments including Luminate Education Group, Newcastle University, Dundee & Angus College and Northumbria University. The NCSC has now issued an alert to the education sector to act now, before it is…

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How KryptoKloud Supported Lincoln College Through A Major Cyber Attack

22 June 2021

Cyber-attacks have become a commonplace within the education sector with four out of five providers experiencing some form of breach in 2020. The impact of a breach can be catastrophic with recent research conducted by IBM reporting that a data breach will cost an education provider an average of £3.1 million. These costs are made…

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Securing The Public Sector In 2021 And Beyond

10 June 2021

Why is the public sector a major target for cyber-attacks and how can they mitigate the threats? As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, large-scale cyber attacks against the public sector are on the rise, impacting sectors such as education and health. The regular attacks against individuals and companies are becoming more sophisticated and targeted…

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The Rise of Supply Chain Attacks

9 June 2021

The manufacturing sector has witnessed and continues to witness a significant increase in targeted cyber attacks as a result of increased integrated systems connecting all organisational levels from the shop floor to C-suite.  As such, the sector is reinforcing their cyber security posture by introducing and upgrading technology capabilities. However, one area is consistently overlooked:…

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Is The Manufacturing Sector Prepared For A Cyber Attack?

2 June 2021

Inevitably the manufacturing sector has transformed and will continue to develop into a digitally dependent enterprise implementing advanced technologies such as robotics, AI, Internet of things and augmented reality. As such, the manufacturing sector has become increasingly affected by the frequency, complexity and severity of cyber-attacks.  In response, this week’s message looks at the reasons…

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Industry 4.0 A Manufacturing Risk

26 May 2021

Greater Lincolnshire is one of the UK’s outstanding manufacturing locations, offering high-value, integrated capabilities in advanced engineering and digital technologies, contributing £1.8 billion per year to the local economy and employing 16% (63,000) of Lincolnshire’s workforce1. As such, Greater Lincolnshire has remained at the forefront of pioneering research, driving the sector through sophisticated technology advancements…

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How Secure Is Your Intellectual Property?

20 May 2021

The combination of increasing global competition and changes in the economic environment have influenced the development of business models where Intellectual Property (IP) is a central element establishing value, differential in the market and overall long-term viability for businesses in Lincolnshire and beyond. IP is the ‘life-blood’ of high-tech organisations and can be worth upwards…

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Cyber Threats Facing High-Tech Businesses

12 May 2021

The high-tech sector provides much of the infrastructure powering the digital transformation of businesses and personal life around the globe. High-tech organisations are the backbone of innovation that is pushing global economies forward and driving change towards a digitally dependent environment. As such, the rapid expansion in high-tech organisation’s digital infrastructures now means that traditional…

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Cyber Security Within Emerging Technology

4 May 2021

The rapid adoption of emerging digital systems represents a significant evolution away from the technology of the past. High-tech will transform every avenue of day-to-day life whilst also bringing about dynamic cybersecurity challenges for businesses and organisations of all sizes. As such, this blog will identify transformative technology, the opportunities it brings and importantly its…

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