Many cyber experts are now of the opinion that attacks or data breaches are inevitable and no business or organisation, regardless of size is immune, as indicated by the recent admission from Dixons Carphone group that up to 10 million records were hacked last year . Cyber terrorists can cause immense damage, affecting the stability and future well-being of the organisation. Identifying where your business may be vulnerable becomes an important consideration. A Pen or Penetration Test will find all the gaps and access points, giving you the opportunity to increase your security and stop intrusions. Request one now and you could receive a free £15 Amazon voucher*!
How broad is your IT security knowledge? Are you any good with words? Do you enjoy online shopping? Would you like a £20 John Lewis gift card? If you said YES to all four questions then this fun competition is just for you! Be one of the first three people to correctly complete the grid and you could be an AVR Wordsearch winner!
In its regular quarterly survey of UK telecommunications, Ofcom is consistently reporting that the traditional landline is in serious decline. People are choosing mobiles as their primary means of voice communication as they see them to be more convenient and efficient. This trend is visible in both personal and business communications, with some companies, such as the accountancy giant PwC publicly announcing a wholesale move to mobile.
Mobiles provide the convenient ‘one stop’ point of communication that many find attractive. With easy online access and the availability of millions of mobile apps to assist with managing workloads its easy to see why the move to mobile will gain pace. The question is though, is your organisation fit and ready to give control to mobiles? Do you have processes to ensure all mobiles are secure and access to valuable business data is controlled? If you are serious about Mobile Device Management and would like expert advice on the solution, AVR’s FREE 10 Steps to Mobility Success E-Book can help to guide you in creating a platform that can help take your business to the next level.
AVR is delighted to be the proud recipient of a 2018 Lookout Outstanding Contribution award. The award which is given to the highest achieving partners in each country, was presented to AVR MD Nick Kellaway at Lookout’s EMEA Partner Conference which took place in Marbella, Spain on 13th and 14th June.
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After GDPR and InfoSec, what’s the next big event that will grab your attention? Yes the world’s biggest football event launches shortly on 14th June and will dominate the news and office conversations until the middle of July. To help you plan and enjoy this fiesta of football, AVR has three fabulous, uniquely designed Elliott Quince World Cup wall planners to give away! To be in with a chance, all you need do is to be one of the first three to answer one simple question!
Now that Spring is finally here, you can stop hibernating and get out and about again! What better way to do so than to join AVR for Afternoon Tea at our Twyford office on Friday 27th April? Enjoy delicious sandwiches, cakes and refreshments, enter our prize draw and take home an AVR goodie bag!
With the dramatic increase in cyber attacks, the growth in ransomware and the forthcoming GDPR regulations, the necessity for businesses to fully protect their networks, endpoints and data has never been so critical. This was the core of the messaging that Andy James of Custodian360 delivered to over 70 attendees at the First Friday Club network event at the Cote Brasserie in Reading on Friday 6th April.
‘Protect your endpoints’ is the key message from all the IT security experts and with good reason. With all of us having so many devices – mobiles, smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops, etc – the cyber attack or data breach threat is broader than ever and this fractured approach works in the cyber criminals’ favour. Many solution providers claim to have a product that can defeat or prevent an attack but few can claim total protection. One that can is McAfee©, arguably the most recognised IT security brand and market leader in Endpoint Security.
GDP-AARGH! Is that your reaction when you see or hear anything about the fast approaching General Data Protection Regulation? Many of us feel we have been swamped with alerts and warnings about all the work that is required for GDPR, the consequences if we don’t get organised and our data is breached. All businesses will have to review the way they manage and control data and be aware of the restrictions on marketing but with a little planning and organisation, you can keep your focus on your business. Here’s how AVR can help you!