What was considered a tough approach a few years ago may now no longer be considered robust enough to fully protect your school or trust in the event of an attack.
While hybrid working has many upsides, it also comes with added risk from the increased dependence on technology. As hybrid working is now a normal working style, valid concerns have been raised around how secure this model is. We’ve detailed some of the vulnerable areas in this blog post.
It’s tempting to choose a single, memorable password and repeatedly use it, but this is one of the worst things to do. It is understandably very difficult to create unique passwords for the numerous accounts people have access to. This is where a password manager can come into its own.
Security is an intrinsic part of running any organisation, from finance to education, sport to retail. Security is becoming increasingly complicated, and it won’t be getting less so any time soon. Here’s our take on why having a Managed Security Service Provider is Essential for your organisation.
Cyber attacks against schools and colleges keep hitting the headlines. Bring cyber security to the forefront and secure your school.
Air gapping isn’t a new topic, and it goes by several different names, but it’s an interesting area and something it’s important to give a brief mention to. Air gapping is physically isolating a computer, network or device from any form of connected access – internet or LAN.
Microsoft does not back up your Microsoft 365 data. To make copies of your data and store these securely, you need to devise a backup and recovery strategy, using a third-party solution. It’s time to get started on a path to better data protection.
Phishing simulations test employees on how they would respond to a real-life phishing attack, without any compromise to data or risk to the organisation.
You’ve probably heard talk about the Windows 7 operating system going ‘end of life’, but what does this really mean and how does it affect you and your business? Windows 7 is now in its final year of extended support, which will come to an end on 14th January 2020.
If you’re invested in the cyber security field you’ll likely have come across many an article discussing the risk employees pose to an organisation’s security – without even meaning to.
There is a new wave of enterprise firewall on the market, dubbed next-generation firewall (NGFW). A traditional firewall is usually defined as a device that is able to control the flow of traffic in and out of the network. These typically can only track traffic on layers 2-4. A NGFW can do far more than this. Although specific vendor offerings do differ, there are a selection of features which are generally seen as standard.
M-Tech Systems offer IT services, IT solutions and IT support to SMB, enterprise and education clients of all shapes and sizes.
We operate all across the UK, with special focus on Sussex, Kent, Surrey, Hampshire, Essex and London.
We can work in any way that suits you, either on a per project basis, alongside your existing team to bring additional expertise, or as fully outsourced IT support, providing a service desk.