October Link Roundup

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October Link Roundup

With the ever-changing landscape of IT security, it’s important to stay current.

Every month, Amazing Support brings you a link roundup of relevant news and articles in the interest of keeping our customers and readers fully informed on what new or recurring security dangers exist on the internet, whilst offering the best possible solutions to maintain the integrity of their IT networks.

It’s really worth reading these and staying up-to-date.

 

Amazing Support Blog

Missed our post this month? Here it is again:

It is like the digital incarnation of the bogeyman, a children’s folktale that scared kids into fitful sleep. Merely, mentioning the word in a security meeting would send the room into immediate silence. The crazy thing is that it has done this to IT professionals and business owners for well over a decade now. Ransomware was not just an overnight occurrence.

 

Amazing Support Around The Web:

Ransomware attacks are, in essence, Trojans or worms. They usually make their way into company systems as a result of phishing campaign laid out by the attackers…

This may come as a shock to the majority of the public but the amount of threats (as defined by CSOs, IT managers and security specialists) are found within the confines of the company itself. 

Read about layered security on page 66 of the monthly Cyber Defense Magazine.

As much as technology and Internet allows us to reach farther outwards, it allows others to possibly reach us. Those who believe that all they need to be safe online is to clear their browser history and logout of their accounts are sorely mistaken.

Insiders, experts, and pundits have weighed in on the future of ransomware. Sorry to say, but it is looking pretty bleak.

 

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David has held positions as Operations Director and Head of IT in legal and professional firms for more than 10 years. He is a Director and co-owner of Amazing Support, a Microsoft Silver accredited and specialist Managed IT Support and IT Services company. David actively helps SME businesses receive better Managed IT Support and IT Services in the London and Hertfordshire areas. He also assists overseas companies who are looking to expand their business operations into the UK and helps with their inward investment IT process. A member of The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS), UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) and an event speaker promoting business start-ups and technology awareness. Married with a son, you will often see him riding his bicycle around the Hertfordshire towns! David participates in charity bike rides and is a keen Krav Maga practioner.