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April’s IT Security Briefing from NCS

April’s IT Security Briefing from NCS

Welcome to the April issue of our IT Security Briefing.

This month you can find out about:

  • How to keep your iPhone secure;
  • How ransomware attacks will become an even bigger threat in 2019 ;
  • Why your employees could be your biggest security risk;
  • Microsoft support ending for Server 2008 and Windows 7.

We hope you enjoy this issue, if there is anything you would like us to cover in future briefings, please email me on kirsty@ncs-support.com.

iPhones are the most popular mobile phone devices in the UK but do you know how to keep yours secure? Apple have put together a list that covers how to manage your privacy and be aware of what you’re sharing and who you’re sharing it with.
Read the full advice here >

According to Cybersecurity Ventures’ 2019 Official Annual Cybercrime Report, we should expect to see ransomware attacks increase in frequency and cost over the course of this  year. Cybercrime continues to be the biggest threat to companies around the world.
You can read more here >

New research from Microsoft has found that employees are still the biggest IT security risk to businesses. Employees’ poor habits can put organisations at risk of critical data loss which can have severe legal and reputation repercussions.
Read more here >

Be prepared! Microsoft are ending all support for several of their products in January 2020. These products include Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. We have put together a useful briefing document which you can download for free here >

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