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The November IT Security Briefing from NCS IT Ltd

This month you can find out about: Microsoft’s plan to “kill off” the password; How to block ransomware attacks on your mobile; The National Cyber Security Centre’s Weekly Threat Report; Windows 7 and Server 2008 will reach the end of the line in two months! From January 2020, our IT Security Briefings will start to […]
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July’s IT Security Briefing from NCS IT Ltd

This month you can find out about: Windows 7 and Server 2008 will reach the end of the line in 6 months! Why you should consider Microsoft’s Advanced Threat Protection; Why you should use a Password Manager; The dangers of USB devices. We hope you enjoy this issue, if there is anything you would like […]
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May’s IT Security Briefing from NCS IT

This month you can find out about: Why you need to update Whatsapp immediately; The most commonly used and easily-guessed passwords; Microsoft’s surprising new password recommendations; and When Windows 7 and Server 2008 will reach the end of the line – hint: soon!
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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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