Job Opportunity – Support Engineer (Contractor)

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Role The role is for a full time (9:00 – 5:30, Monday to Friday) support engineer (contractor) on a rolling 6 month contract (3 months initial). The role will require you to work remotely from your home in Manchester (all of our team work remotely) on the service desk covering 1st, 2nd and 3rd line … Read more

How do I protect my business from a cyber attack?

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A question we get asked a lot by customers, contacts, friends and new business clients is how to protect your business from a cyber attack. The answer is complex and there is no quick fix or definitive list that works for every company alike.   Every business has a unique makeup and design of their … Read more

Industry report: The IT Support Industry London

IT support services London

What does the IT support industry look like in London? Each company requires an internal or external source for their IT support. While there are many companies that choose to keep their IT support in-house, there are also a lot that goes with outsourcing to ensure that there’s no conflict of interest in their practices. … 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

The Power of Outsourcing and Why Your Company Should

Power of Outsourcing

What do major companies like Ford, Google and Apple have in common besides being global brands? Billions of dollars in revenue probably comes to mind, but the willingness to outsource is another shared feature and what we’ll be examining in this article. If brands that have reached the level of success as those above are … Read more

Meltdown & Spectre Vulnerability Update

Meltdown Spectre Vulnerability

“Meltdown” & “Spectre” Vulnerability Update   We are aware of the two recently discovered CPU (processor) vulnerabilities, currently named Meltdown and Spectre. These vulnerabilities affect most modern processors (including Intel and AMD) and allows unauthorised access to privileged system memory. At this point, there are no known exploits of this vulnerability and it has only been publicly disclosed. A security update … Read more

Amazing Support answers CompTIA Cyber Essentials Pledge

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Amazing Support answers the CompTIA Cyber Essentials Pledge and raises the standard of the IT and IT security industry by achieving the HM Government Cyber Essentials certification. Amazing Support pledged to the CompTIA UK member and partner community conference in June 2017 in Liverpool that they would be certified before the 25th May 2018 GDPR deadline. … 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