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Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials is a government-backed, industry supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common cyber attacks. Here at Solutions 4 IT we are carrying out Cyber Essential audits for all our clients and helping them gain certification from the governing body, this helps start the long and arduous journey towards the impending GDPR enforcement…

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Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 is a new product family combining Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Windows 10, and Microsoft’s enterprise mobility and security services into a cloud-based suite for businesses. Microsoft 365 Business is targeted at small and midsize businesses (SMBs), Both will feature a centralized IT console from which administrators can configure and oversee identity management and…

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!! WARNING !! Bad Rabbit – Ransomware

As you may already be aware, the newest strain of ransomware Bad Rabbit, began spreading across Europe earlier last week. Cyber criminals are tricking unsuspecting targets into downloading and installing, the malicious software. ‘Bad Rabbit’ proceeds to encrypt all files making them impossible to access. In this instance, the malware is disguised as an Adobe…

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GDPR

Back in 1998 the European Parliament issued a directive about protecting data.  This led to the UK passing the Data Protection Act 1998.  Other EU countries have similar acts but they all vary considerably.  The General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR for short is mandatory across the entire EU unlike directives where each member state…

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