August’s IT Security Briefing

August’s IT Security Briefing

Welcome to August’s issue of our IT Security Briefing.

This month you can find out about:

  • The latest password guidance (*hint* it doesn’t include numbers);
  • Sophos’ nine best security practices to apply now;
  • What to include in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy;
  • Why cyber security should be part of a new employee’s onboarding process.

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.

We’ve all had those annoying pop-ups when
creating new passwords (one capital letter,
two numbers etc) but what is the new password
guidance?

Find out here >

 

 

 

Our partner Sophos have put together their nine
best security practices to apply now. These including
patching, backups and ensuring you stay up-to-date.

Read the list here >

 

 

 

 

With more companies now using mobile devices and
flexible working, staff can be expected to “Bring Your
Own Device” for work but many companies don’t have
a BYOD policy.

Find out what yours should include >

 

 

 

Google UK’s online safety communications manager
has said that embedding a culture of security after
recruiting is vital to protect businesses from being
attacked.

Read the article here >

 

 

 

 

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