Safety and security

Being an ISP and dealing with the increasing digital demands of schools… by Andy Lowe

A school's broadband connection is well and truly embedded into the everyday running of an establishment as well as providing them with a platform to deliver educational ... Read More

Username reuse advice by Rob Potter

Signing into any service typically involves providing a username to identify yourself and a password to prove that you are who you claim to be. This process is called ... Read More

RM SafetyNet: new term, new features by Pete Moody

Welcome back to a new term with new RM SafetyNet features designed to make managing pupils and staff easier. We have been busy over the summer break trialling new ... Read More

Countdown to GDPR by Clare Coombs / Pete Moody

On May 25 2018 the Data Protection Act (DPA) will be replaced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This is an ideal time for schools to revisit their existing ... Read More

Tackling the Growing Cyber Threat to the Education Sector by Bharat Mistry

From “data breaches” to “hackers” and “malware”, the lingua franca of cybersecurity professionals is no longer restricted to a select group of industry professionals. The ... Read More

RM Unify and Data Retention by Clare Coombs

Under principal 5 of the Data Protection Act, schools need to ensure that cloud service providers "retain personal data no longer than is necessary for the purpose they ... Read More

RM Unify and Information Security by Clare Coombs

RM Unify achieves ISO 27001 Information Security recertification RM Unify has been certified to ISO 27001:21013 for Information Security since 2014 and we are delighted ... Read More

RM Education's advice following the Petya ransomware outbreak by Clare Coombs

As has been reported on many news organisations, Petya, a dangerous ransomware variant has been released that impacts Windows client and server operating systems by ... Read More

RM Education’s advice following 12 May ransomware outbreak by Clare Coombs

Many organisations worldwide have been affected by ransomware attacks in the past few days. The ransomware exploits a recently discovered vulnerability in the SMB protocol ... Read More

What is Ransomware and how do you protect yourself against it? by Clare Coombs

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their system or data. This type of malware forces its victims to pay the ... Read More

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