The September IT Security Briefing from NCS IT Ltd

The September IT Security Briefing from NCS IT Ltd

NCS IT Security Briefing 2019

This month you can find out about:

  • Windows 7 and Server 2008 will reach the end of the line in a few months!
  • Phishing Attacks Jump by 21% in Latest Quarter;
  • Business Email Compromise Overtakes Ransomware in Cyber-Insurance Claims;
  • We’re recruiting!

We hope you enjoy this issue, if there is anything you would like us to cover in future briefings, please email me on

There is just a few months until Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 and Small Business Server will be end- of-life in January 2020. 
We have put together a useful briefing document which you can download for free here >

Kaspersky has revealed the number of worldwide phishing attacks detected by them hit 129.9 million during the second quarter of 2019. During the most recent quarter, the average percentage of spam in global mail traffic hit 57.6%.

Insurance giant AIG have reported that CEO Fraud (also known as Business Email Compromise) related cyber-insurance claims accounted for 23% of all claims in the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Asia) region in 2018.

We have a number vacancies at our office in Rawtenstall for: – 1st and 2nd line engineers
– Part-time Accounts Assistant.
If you know someone who would be a great fit for our team, please ask them to visit the Careers page on our website to find out more>

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