A cyber-attack could stop the country

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Superfast 5G mobile broadband will power smart cities and the internet of things (IoT) devices, but as more and more get connected, telecoms security advisors warn that cyber-attacks could increase in severity and in frequency. Smart homes adds to the risk Homes are getting smarter with smart cars, thermostats, video doorbells, internal and external cameras, … Read more

TLS encryption v1.2 now the only encryption in Office 365

To provide best-in-class encryption to customers, Microsoft plans to discontinue support for Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.0 and 1.1 in Office 365 from October 31st 2018. Now although these TLS versions have no known security issues, due to the potential for future attacks and other TLS vulnerabilities, they have made the decision to stop … Read more

Job Opportunity – Part Time Office Administrator

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ABOUT US We are an IT company offering Managed IT Support and IT security to SME’s in and around the Greater London area. We are a small but dedicated team who aim to offer ‘amazing’ support and service across all elements of the business and not limited to client facing roles. We are based in … Read more

“Sextortion” Phishing Scam Blackmailing People with their Passwords

If you’re on the internet and use multiple passwords, you need to be aware of phishing scams. To put it simply, a phishing scam is when an individual attempts to steal personal information from you by posing as someone trustworthy, e.g., a well-known corporation. The latest phishing scam that’s going around is one that leads … Read more

6 Important GDPR IT security checks for your SME business

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If you believe that IT security is reserved for really big companies with umpteen plus employees and a dedicated IT team, you are sadly mistaken and your systems could likely be very exposed. Not to mention with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) now less than 6 months away, it is more vital than ever … Read more

Achieving HM Cyber Essentials through Self-Assessment – Part 3

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If you missed part 1 & 2 on our series about HM Cyber Essentials, you can read those here and here.   Part 3 – The 10 Steps to Cyber Security Step 1 explains why an information risk management regime is central to an organisation’s overall cyber security strategy as organisations continue to rely on … Read more

Achieving HM Cyber Essentials through Self-Assessment – Part 2

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If you missed part 1, you can read that here.   Part 2 – The Basics The Cyber Essentials scheme was developed by government and industry to fulfil two specific functions: To make a clear statement regarding the basic controls that all organisations should implement so that they can mitigate the risk from common Internet-based … Read more

Achieving HM Cyber Essentials through Self-Assessment – Part 1

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Part 1 – The Cyber Essential Levels Cyber crime continues to pose a valid and growing threat for every business, large or small. In direct response to this threat, the UK HM Government began working with IASME (the Information Assurance for Small and Medium Enterprises consortium) and the ISF (the Information Security Forum) in June … Read more

Basics of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

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The year 2017 is on its way to becoming the worst year in our history for cyber attacks. From threats that begin internally to creative ransomware and onward to the vast industrial Internet of Things, businesses and security experts all agree that this year there are going to be more creative and devastating attacks than … Read more

6 Services That We Offer That You Probably Didn’t Know About

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At Amazing Support, we offer a lot of services –including Managed IT Support, Cloud Solutions and IT Consultancy. However, you might not know that we can offer even more than that! Here is an overview of some of our additional IT support services available for your business.   1. Office Relocations Moving office is just … Read more

February Link Roundup

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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 … Read more

December Link Roundup

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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 … Read more