National Cyber Security Centre

Major cyber-attack on the UK is inevitable

Now we’re not ones to scare monger but when the head of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre says that a major cyber attack on the UK is only a matter of time then that seems pretty serious to us! Ciaran Martin who runs the Security Centre suggests that the lessons learned from the malicious cyber activity in 2017 indicates that more cyber disruption is on its way.

So as a business owner or IT professional, what can you do to make sure you’re organisation is not in the firing line?

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AVR International

Where did that year go?

Writing this post today 20th November, I calculate there are just 25 working days until the end of the year. It’s quite staggering how quickly time passes.  How those lovely warm summer days have fast faded into the memory as the cold, damp, dark days of winter approach. So have you achieved all you wanted to in 2017?  Can we help you with any outstanding threat protection, data compliance or mobile device management issues?  Always happy to chat and provide an alternative quote with no obligation.  

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small business information security

I’m too small to be a target

‘I’m too small to be a target’ must be one of the most common phrases we hear when talking to companies about cyber attacks and data breaches.  It’s understandable when the media is quick to broadcast news of large scale computer virus or Ransomware attacks on well-known businesses.  The reality is quite different. Statistics from Small Business Trends shows that 43% of cyber attacks target small businesses, with just 14% being effective at mitigating attacks and sadly 60% of small companies go out of business within six months of a cyber attack.

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SentinelOne – AVR Presentation Dinner, Cliveden

The dramatic growth in cyber attacks and the increasing threat to businesses and organisations is prompting the development of new IT security solutions that can protect more than traditional anti-virus and firewalls can.  AVR believes that SentinelOne’s unique range of features offers an ideal threat protection solution and is hosting an exclusive presentation on Thursday 15th November at Cliveden House to a select audience.

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AVR Mobile Device Management Health Check

Mobile Device Management platforms manage, monitor and control the use of business mobiles, ensuring they help communications and productivity, whilst keeping intact the integrity of the network and your data, but how can you be sure your MDM programme is working as effectively as it should?

Take advantage of AVR’s MDM Health Check.

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