Job Opportunity – Support Engineer (Contractor)

Business IT & New Recruits

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

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

Microsoft enables anti-spoofing protection for all Office 365 exchange accounts

Some great news has come out through a Microsoft Message Centre Update Notification. To add further levels of email protection, increase cyber prevention and combat spoofing, Microsoft has enabled enhanced anti-spoofing protection for all Exchange Online Office 365 accounts and will roll this out automatically. The rollout of this extremely important enforced setting change is … Read more

Even with Dropbox you still need to be prepared for a disaster

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Nowadays, file sharing such as Dropbox is almost indispensable. Not only is it available on a variety of operating systems, but all of your data can also be accessed from desktops, tablets and smartphones 24/7/365. So should you backup your Business Dropbox? We say yes. Most businesses use Dropbox and other file sharing tools on … Read more

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

Managed IT Support Services

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

November 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

Does backing up Office 365 make sense?

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Performing backups are about as exciting as watching water boil. Let’s face it, no one is excited to do backups, just like no one is excited to pay for car insurance.  However, just like car insurance it is most appreciated when “things” hit the proverbial fan.  Think of backups as digital insurance policies whose benefit … Read more

August 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

June 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

Layered Security – Two locks are better than one

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Redundant security has been a tried and true method of decreasing or deterring breaches for hundreds of years. The Romans did it. Their forts were never guarded by just a single soldier. There would be at least two soldiers per wall, or more depending on the size of the structure being guarded. Fast forward a … Read more

May 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