Don't be held to ransom, security expert week, the top five cloud security fears and more...
Be GDPR ready, are you lost in email? And more...
February is a time to bolster your defences against all the bugs going round - the ones that affect your body and the ones that affect your data! That's why we're thrilled to announce our new acquisition will be a great boost for our clients' security, and our cyber security videos will help boost your knowledge too! While you're protecting yourself, now is the perfect time to make sure you're backing up your data safely with FASTcloudbackup, our whitepaper is sharing how data protection laws might impact your business in 2017 and we're also explaining why you should go SSL-ly for security. Finally, come along to Cloud UK Live and find out how to get ahead in the cloud for the year ahead, and if you missed our webinar on preparing for tech changes in 2017 then fear not - you can catch on demand now!
Happy New Year everyone - we hope this year is your year! Part of winning at 2017 is making sure you're prepared for everything tech can hit you with, so get started with our handy guide to cyber security! We've also got five steps small businesses must take to protect their assets from our CEO Lawrence Jones MBE to share with you. Part of looking forward is looking back, so we're going in-depth on whether our predictions for 2016 were right, starting with data privacy, and getting the lowdown on growing cyber threats from cyber security specialists OmniCyber Security. Finally, our fab tech team shares the hottest trends from last year (as well as a nod to the year ahead) and, as we know you're ready to hit the ground running, we've got discounted places for the Salford 10k!
Unbelievably it's the last security newsletter of 2016 - it's been a pretty hectic one and the last thing you need is to end the year with a security scare! With this in mind, we're kicking off with some top tips from International Security Day last week that will help get 2017 off to a good start. There are also some domain name changes that have just come in that you need to know about, and while you're getting sorted, now is the perfect time to find out about FASTdesk, which could well be a godsend when the bad weather arrives! There's a hack that's highlighting how to deliver on good security and we've got the lowdown on how our new incarnation of eCloud Public can take your business to new heights. We've also got a discount code for the Salford 10k 2017 and, last but by no means least, we'd love to hear your thoughts on our new school in association with the Dean Trust.
Cyber Security Month may be over but that doesn't mean the fun has to end there. There's been a mega new Linux vulnerability that has a funny name and not-so-funny consequences for those that ignore it. But it's not all bad news - we caught up with the experts for insights on achieving security success at a cyber security round table. We've also been finding out what you need to be looking out for in terms of rising malware, and our security experts have put together a handy guide on one of the biggest threats of the moment. Taking time out for something fun, we've got a discount code for the We Love MCR 10K 2017, and some exciting news from our security arm Secarma. Finally, we have a cautionary tale about the Internet of Things to show the consequences of bad security practices!