Storm Internet Blog

Sponsoring the Kidlington Comets
22 November 2018 by Charlotte Scadeng
Sponsoring the Kidlington Comets  We are delighted to be able to sponsor our local Under 7s football team – the Kidlington Comets. As a business built on family values, we know how important it is for children to be given opportunities at an early age. Sal...

Why Does Your Business Need PCI Compliance?
12 November 2018 by Charlotte Scadeng
Why does your business need PCI compliance?    Whether your business is a small start-up or large multi-site corporation, it is of vital importance to comply by the PCI (Payment Card Industry) standards. Even if your business does not take cr...

Storm Internet awarded a Commendation in the Best Host Category at the ISPA Awards 2018
31 July 2018 by Charlotte Scadeng
Storm Internet Ltd was awarded a commendation in Best Host Category at the 20th Annual UK Internet Industry Awards, the ISPAs.  In an ISPA first, this year’s Best Host category was the only hosting award given, so the competition was tight. It is also the fir...

Best Free Security Plugins for Wordpress
31 July 2018 by Hamza Azizi
Wordpress is the most used content management system on the planet. Millions of websites including many popular blogs and corporate sites are developed within Wordpress. So, naturally hackers are also interested in hacking Wordpress based websites. The Wordpress Com...

You’ve Been Hacked! What Steps Should You Take To Minimise Damage?
20 July 2018 by Charlotte Scadeng
You’ve Been Hacked! What Steps Should You Take To Minimise Damage? It could happen to you. This is true of winning the lottery, and unfortunately, also true of drawing the short straw and ending up falling victim to a major cyber attack. In days gone by, hac...

Tips for Small Business Security
06 July 2018 by Charlotte Scadeng
Tips for Small Business Security   Whether you’re a brand new startup or a mature small business, it is crucial that you do not overlook three fundamental pillars of business upkeep. These are:   -   Business continuity -   Cyber...

The GDPR 3 weeks on
19 June 2018 by Charlotte Scadeng
GDPR nearly a month on: How has it affected you?   The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is here to stay and leavea organisations with a mix of new challenges and opportunities. It represents the most extensive overhaul of the European Union...

Is your webcam watching you?
05 June 2018 by Charlotte Scadeng
Can Your Webcam Be Used To Spy On You? If you’ve ever required your computer to be fixed remotely, you may have been alarmed to discover an engineer can ‘hijack’ your screen, manipulate your cursor and use your computer in the same way you can. Whil...

What does Alexa know about you?
22 May 2018 by Charlotte Scadeng
What does Alexa know about you? What's more fun than having a virtual assistant who can respond to voice commands and answer you back? Asking her ridiculous questions to see what her response will be, of course, is part of the fun. You might expect some confusion...

What's the Safest Method of Cyber-communication?
17 May 2018 by Charlotte Scadeng
What is the safest method of cyber communication? No electronic communication handled by companies can ever be seen as completely secure. While advancements in technology have improved the way we protect ourselves online, targeted attacks and threats are also rapid...