Latest News from Solutions 4 IT

Age UK – Data Breach

Age UK has confirmed that it experienced two data breaches at the end of 2017 that compromised the personal information of up to 5,000 past and present employees. The charity discovered the incident after it was informed by email monitoring software that an employee’s account was sending an email with sensitive data to a non-secure…

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What is Meltdown and Spectre ?

“Computer researchers have recently found out that the main chip in most modern computers—the CPU—has a hardware bug. It’s really a design flaw in the hardware that has been there for years. This is a big deal because it affects almost every computer on our network, including your workstation and all our servers. This hardware…

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Microsoft Azure Backup

Over the past 2 years we have been implementing Microsoft azure backup across our client base. This backup solution offers both on premise backup to disk and an encrypted disk to cloud backup. One of the many advantages of using this solution is it can manage both virtual and physical servers and it will also…

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A Religious insight into Christmas

Leading up to Christmas many of us, the staff here included, get lost in wrapping paper, presents and a glass or many of Christmas Cheer!  Over the last few days many of us Staff have been to see our Children performing in their nativity plays at school.  We have all agreed that this is probably…

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What is SOCIAL ENGINEERING?

Social engineering happens when someone uses manipulation, influence or deception to get another person to release information or to perform some sort of action that benefits a hacker. Hackers will often take advantage of genuine security gaps in your network. But at organizations of any size, layers of sophisticated computer security can be undone in…

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Support 247 product set

We have recently implemented Support 247 across our customer base! This is a remote monitoring and management tool that allows us to proactively monitor and manage our clients endpoints 24×7. Implementation is quick and easy, to deploy Support 247 an “agent” is installed on all required servers and endpoints that feeds us information about machine…

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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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