December Link Roundup


December 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:

What does it really mean for businesses and people if or when it is passed? How are the defenders of the bill correct? And why are the detractors of the Snooper’s Charter right to worry?


Amazing Support Around The Web

£1.9 billion (GBP). That’s how much the UK government has ear marked for their massive 5-year push to beef up the nations cybersecurity. This is no small amount of money and more than doubles the previous budget set in 2011.

In August of 2016, a momentous occasion took place, Dell and EMC merged. Some in the industry say that it was inevitable, while some cannot believe that the two powerhouses actually went ahead and did it.


Other Important News

Data breaches, malware infections and social engineering attacks have become common, and almost expected. Unfortunately, all signs point to this trend continuing in 2017.


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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 & Cyber Essentials accredited specialist Managed IT Support and Cyber Security company. David actively helps SME businesses receive better Managed IT Support and Cyber Security 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.