Why should businesses use 2-factor authentication?

With so much of our lives happening online, it is no surprise that our digital accounts have become a magnet for cyber criminals. As users open more and more accounts they suddenly have far too many passwords to remember. This can lead to every security expert’s worst nightmare: password recycling. Understandably hackers thrive off this unfortunate human habit.  Hacking software …

The Need for Email Security – Protecting from Ransomware and more

When it comes to cyber-attacks, email is still the most common threat vector. Businesses can be bombarded with socially engineered phishing attacks with malicious attachments that can lead to the compromise of sensitive information. All it takes is for one person not to recognise a spoofed sender address or to unwittingly click on an attachment or link to an unsecure site for …

Meet Eve: our sixth form placement student with a keen interest in cybersecurity!

I was very excited to discover Equilibrium Security Services as they are a company with expertise and a dedication to all things cyber-security, a subject I have become very interested in and hope to study myself. My interest in cyber-security grew when I attended some courses called CyberFirst on the subject a few years ago, where I learnt about some …