The Undeclared War: Drama or Danger?

Cyber warfare

In its new drama, The Undeclared War, Channel 4 is highlighting one of the greatest threats facing modern society— cyber warfare. This week, we are reflecting on the ever-blurring boundaries between gritty thrillers and real-life warnings, and considering what threats like this could mean for the future of both our industry and our country. How […]

Log4j – what you need to know


You may have heard about a ‘Log4j vulnerability’ in the news, and have concerns about what it is and whether it affects your business. In plain English, this is a flaw in a piece of software that is used widely across the internet, meaning that cybercriminals could remotely steal data, install malware or take control […]

Cybersecurity First


As we move forwards in the final week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021, we want to reflect on the advice and the celebrations that we have shared. The last theme in this series is Cybersecurity First, which aligns perfectly with our philosophy here at Alphatech – if cybersecurity is your priority (in both your personal […]

Be Cyber Smart

cyber smart

Are you cyber smart? October marks Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021, as declared by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Each week of this month follows a different theme— the first is ‘Be Cyber Smart’. At alphatech, we want to invite you to take this as an opportunity to review […]

How to use Facebook to get the worst business birthday present ever…

social engineering

“Social engineering” refers to the manipulative tactics used by scammers to retrieve sensitive data from (or prompt security mistakes by) their victims. While it is particularly common on social media sites, especially Facebook, it can also occur through workplace usage of devices, potentially causing devastating damage to your business. At alphatech, we have put together […]

Office 365’s Advanced Threat Protection

With minimal impact on your productivity, Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) in Office 365 delivers virtually unparalleled email security. It’s well known that 70% of all network breaches originate from human error, specifically clicking on malicious links in emails. With numerous safeguards in place, ATP will keep your email secure by providing real time protection against […]