Category: Business

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Why is Staff Training a key component of your Cyber Security Plan?

So, why is staff training important? Because security is not just about software vulnerabilities, cyber-security is also about people, your staff. Countermeasures like anti-virus, patch management, e-mail screening, web filtering; all of these will reduce your risk of a breach. And they’re all worth doing. But none of these technologies should be considered perfect, all

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Web filtering – protecting your staff from malicious content.

Another key component of cyber security is Web filtering (also known as Content filtering). Web filtering is similar to e-mail screening, in the sense that both technologies look to block threats before the end-user is exposed to them. So, when e-mail screening and web filtering are doing their job, you don’t have to rely on

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Endpoint Protection

We are regularly asked by our clients (and colleagues) which Endpoint Protection we recommend? And in case you weren’t aware – “Endpoint Protection” is what used to be called “Anti-Virus Protection”. The change in name simply reflects that much more is required from the protection now than being simply a “virus scanner”. Almost all Endpoint

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Email Screening: Protecting Staff from Malicious Threats

Many scam attacks are attempted via e-mail, therefore it is essential to block as many of these as possible before they are delivered to staff. Whilst Microsoft and Google include e-mail scanning, their systems are generic and often easy for scammers to circumvent. We recommend implementing an external “e-mail gateway” that scans all e-mail prior

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Business

What is IT Outsourcing, and When Should You Consider it?

Imagine your employees come to work one day and discover that your system is offline. Also, you and your team do not have access to your work devices and equipment, and you have pressing matters to attend to throughout the day. So, what would you do? There is no doubt that the more we incorporate

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What makes a Good Password

In my previous blogs I’ve mentioned “secure passwords” several times. But what actually makes a good password, and how can I test it? You need a good password in instances where you can’t use a password manager (such as Lastpass). Obviously you can’t type in a 43 character monstrosity every time.  A good password has

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