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Avoiding The Risks of Cyber-Crime in the Public Sector

Public Sector organisations are under an increasing number of attacks from cyber-criminals, often being specifically targeted by fraudsters who perceive them to be “easier targets”, mostly due to older infrastructures and less-than-robust cyber security awareness training. This article highlights the risks involved, and more importantly what you can to to counter them, whilst introducing the…
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How E-ZU Can Help Ease the Financial Burden of Covid-19

Release Capital by Recouping Cash from Your Upfront IT Purchases As the Coronavirus lockdown begins to lift here in the UK, the financial effects of the pandemic are still in full swing, and could continue to be for the medium to long term. There’s no doubt that the economy has been hit hard, and the…
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Top 8 eLearning Statistics for 2020

Top 8 eLearning Statistics for 2020 That You Need to Know As the eLearning industry continues to expand, it offers an ever-increasing choice of eLearning tools to organisations, governmental bodies, and individuals. Its combination of lower costs, combined with high convenience and accessibility are transforming eLearning into the predominant educating force across the world in…
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A Beginner’s Guide to… Phishing

A Beginner’s Guide to… Phishing According to the Wall Street Journal; 97% of all cyber-attacks start with Phishing. When you think about it, there’s no wonder really when you consider that most of us are using Email on a daily basis for both Personal and Business use. In fact, I think it’s safe to say…
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4 Reasons Why eLearning Helps Mitigate Cyber-Attacks

4 Ways eLearning Can Help Mitigate Cyber-attacks Proofpoint’s yearly report, The Human Factor, has revealed that 95% of malicious cyber-attacks “incorporate social engineering to trick users into installing malware”, as well as the astonishing realisation that more than 99% of cyber-attacks need human interaction to succeed. The increase in Social Engineering attacks is a testament…
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95% of Cyber Security Breaches are due to Human Error

End-users: The weakest link OR the last line of defence? When it comes to cyber security, end-users are often described as the weakest link. This might seem a little harsh, but when you think about the fact that 95% of cyber breaches are due to human error (according to a study by IBM), it becomes…
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Remote Working and the Risks to Consider

Remote Working and The Risks for Management to Consider The Covid 19 epidemic with subsequent restrictions placed on companies and private individuals has directly impacted ways of working. As a direct result many organisations including here at E-ZU have non-essential workers working from home. For many businesses this has meant rapid progressions in their IT…
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eLearning Takes on New Significance in Lockdown

Will Covid-19 cause a permanent shift towards home working? The Covid-19 outbreak has led to a worldwide experiment in remote working as employees across the world are forced to self-isolate. But will workers return to the office en masse once the disruption caused by the pandemic ends? Or will working from home become the new…
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E-ZU eLearning – Induction Tips #3 – Gamification

We’re offering 14-day free access to the E-ZU eLearning Portal for up to 100 staff members to any organisation that needs it. This series of blog posts is designed to provide users with a few handy hints and tips on how to make the most of the free access period. Our free service includes full,…
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E-ZU eLearning – Induction Tips #2 – Learning Paths

We’re offering 14-day free access to the E-ZU eLearning Portal for up to 100 staff members to any organisation that needs it. This series of blog posts is designed to provide users with a few handy hints and tips on how to make the most of the free access period. Our free service includes full,…
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