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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 […]
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March’s IT Security Briefing from NCS

Welcome to the March issue of our IT Security Briefing. This month you can find out about: Microsoft support ending for 2008 servers and Windows 7; The Little Leaflet of Cyber Mistakes; The company taking action against an employee who fell for an email scam; How to secure Office 365 with better configuration. We hope […]
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February’s IT Security Briefing from NCS

Welcome to the February issue of our IT Security Briefing. This month you can find out about: Phishing continuing to dominate the global cybercrime arena; Apple’s latest software update; The NCSC’s Weekly Threat Report; Microsoft support ending for 2008 servers and Windows 7. We hope you enjoy this issue, if there is anything you would […]
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Phishing Continues to Dominate Global Cybercrime Arena

We’ve discussed phishing in many of our previous security briefings, but it is something that continues to dominate the global cybercrime arena. “In 2018, we saw a huge proliferation of very successful phishing campaigns,” said Ryan Rubin, partner, UK Forensic & Integrity Services team, Ernst & Young. “Unfortunately, cyber criminals are being very effective and […]
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December 2018’s IT Security Briefing

Welcome to December’s issue of our IT Security Briefing. This month you can find out about: How to spot a phishing email; The top-clicked phishing email subjects; Microsoft support ending for 2008 servers; Marriott International’s data breach.   We hope you enjoy this issue, if there is anything you would like us to cover in […]
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November 2018’s IT Security Briefing

Welcome to November’s issue of our IT Security Briefing. This month you can find out about: How often you should backup your data; Backup and Disaster Recovery plans; The huge amount of phishing attacks already in 2018; The NCSC’s Weekly Threat Report.   We hope you enjoy this issue, if there is anything you would […]
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October 2018’s IT Security Briefing from NCS

Welcome to October’s issue of our IT Security Briefing. This month you can find out about: Malware and how to prevent it damaging your business; The NCSC’s annual review; The threat of crypto-jacking; A webinar about the current threat landscape and best practices. We hope you enjoy this issue, if there is anything you would […]
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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 […]
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July’s IT Security Briefing from NCS IT Ltd

  Welcome to July’s issue of our IT Security Briefing. This month we have included articles about various ways to enhance your IT security. You can learn about password generators and how helpful they can be to create secure and complex passwords; Find out why backups are crucial to your business; Read about recent data breaches and […]
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June’s IT Security Briefing from NCS IT Ltd

Welcome to June’s issue of our IT Security Briefing. This month we will be talking about phishing and other methods that criminals use to attack your business. You will also learn about data encryption and two-factor authentication security techniques. We have also included a link to Sophos’ “Threatsaurus” document which is really useful and we […]
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