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

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 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

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

5 Essentials your IT Support Company Should Cover for your Business

Business IT Support

The average IT Support contract can be baffling for the lay person. It’s easily to get lost in a bunch of jargon. It’s possible that you don’t even know what your business is actually covered for. Here’s some aspects that should be covered on your support contract. If you are aren’t, then you should ask your support … Read more

Business IT Support – Free up your time

Business IT Support

Unless you are in the IT services industry yourself chances are that you would like to spend your working hours on doing what you do best. Growing your business and clientele base, learning more about your industry and honing the skills to make your company into a world class brand are all the things that … Read more

Is Your Business Safe? Server Negligence Is Making It Easy For Ransomware Attackers

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Three million. That’s the number of servers that are at risk right now around the world. The reasons why they are at risk are so obvious that it is almost laughable that they are at risk in the first place. But there is nothing funny about compromised systems and data being held for ransom. This … Read more

Shocking Statistics: 25% of all cyber attacks in the UK are ransomware

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If British businesses weren’t familiar with ransomware attacks they’re about to be. Security firm ESET has tracked a rising number of ransomware attack aimed at the UK. Using its LiveGrid telemetry, ESET was able to discern that 25 percent of all the UK’s cyberattacks were ransomware attacks. That puts the UK on top of the … Read more

13 steps to get the best out of your IT contract – Part 2

Get the most out of your IT Support Contract

This is part two of our three part series on getting the most out of your IT contract. You can read Part 1 here. 5. Software When drafting the contracts be sure to define exactly what you will be using it for and the functional requirements needed from any particular software investment. A key component of your … Read more

When Disaster Strikes – Keep Your Email Alive – 5 Ways to Increase Your Email Continuity

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Do you know what happens when power goes down in today’s businesses? Absolutely nothing. Redundant power supplies come to the rescue and make sure that computers have some juice so that work can be saved or sent off site. Generators may kick in to bring some life back to the office. Business continues as data … Read more