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13 February 2019

Security with Intelect CDD

I’ve had some great meetings in recent weeks with people from a variety of industries here on the Isle of Man and elsewhere. A couple of things have become abundantly clear though. When explaining the services I offer not everyone gets what Customer Due Diligence (CDD) is and why it is a vital business process…. View Article

04 February 2019

What use is a VPN?

A VPN (or Virtual Private Network) is a useful application for a whole host of reasons. Here’s a quick summary; What is it, what does it do? – A VPN is often described a secure tunnel for your online traffic. It encrypts your transmissions and protects data, your passwords and things like usernames. Vital if… View Article

24 January 2019

Why should your business bother about Cyber Security?

All the time I hear and sense the following; “It’s just another job to do,” “I’ll get around to it,” or “It won’t happen to me.”. This poor attitude to cyber security simply invites trouble. While it is an extra workload to consider, and it does require proper time and attention to execute, failing to… View Article

18 January 2019

How to keep your phone browser clean

Have you ever taken a look at your mobile phone browser history or cleared cookies, ever? Chances are you won’t even have thought about it. You really should give it a clean every so often, those pesky cookies lurking on your device will be tracking your behaviour, serving up adverts and sending your personal data… View Article

18 January 2019

Upcoming Intelect events

We’re kicking off 2019 with a couple of really relevant and interesting offerings. Firstly, on 25th February we are holding a conference about how to respond and deal with a Data Breach. We know from our clients that having the practical knowledge and skills to deal with such incidents is something they need. The Intelect… View Article

30 September 2018

Is Cyber Security Possible?

News feeds have been alight over the weekend with users in shock that Facebook has been subject of a cyber attack. Wasn’t this just a matter of time? Apparently in excess of 50m accounts have been affected. Factor in the impact of single sign ins with FB credentials and we really are at the tip… View Article

22 September 2018

Customer Due Diligence in the 21st Century Conference

We had a great day at the iMuseum earlier in the week. Intelect and Great Chatwell Academy partnered to deliver a day packed with presentations about crypto currency risk, the relevance of existing legislation in the world of Anti Money Laundering and how organised criminals are harnessing technology. We were extremely fortunate to have Minister… View Article

18 July 2018

Suggestions on Cyber Crime Prevention

It’s been an interesting week at Intelect HQ, it seems the ’phisher’men (and women) have been really busy. Taking advantage of impending holidays and the fact that we might be taking our eye off the proverbial ball maybe? Earlier in the week I was asked for a view regarding an email that had arrived in… View Article

17 July 2018

Dark Web Presentation – Isle of Man

I’m often asked “what is the Dark Web”? “Should I be worried about it”? “Why isn’t it illegal”? etc etc. In an attempt to address these questions and more I’m running a workshop at the brand new Barclays Eagle Lab, Douglas, Isle of Man on 12th September at 1700hrs. Who should attend? – The Dark… View Article

16 July 2018

Digital Security Events in September on Isle of Man

Security takes many forms and means different things to different organisations. It might be that your organisation needs to be secure in the knowledge that it is safe to do business with an individual or company. It may be that you need to educate your staff about the risks to your organisation from cyber-crime or… View Article

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