There’s so much information now about the likelihood of being the victim of a cyber attack or data breach but what are the real chances of it happening? Sadly, the odds are uncomfortably high. Each day there is a new story and whilst writing, the news is being released of the British Airways website breach with almost 400,000 personal records stolen which will cause major disruption and inconvenience to the airline and its passengers. So to put cyber threats in perspective, AVR has produced this fun infographic which we hope you will find of interest.
Let’s face it, a cyber attack or data breach is no laughing matter! Most IT security experts believe attacks are inevitable and are urging us to ‘Protect your endpoints’ with good reason. With so many devices in use; mobiles, smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops, etc., the threat of a cyber attack or data breach is sadly more likely than ever, but do you know how much your business or organisation might be at risk? World leading Endpoint Security company McAfee™ can help you assess your risk with an Endpoint Protection Survey or Free IT Health Check and you’ll receive a complimentary £10 shopping voucher too!
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.
Fancy taking two minutes out of your day to secure a £15 Amazon voucher?
We’re keen to get a snapshot of how businesses and organisations are managing their endpoint security, so along with our good friends at SentinelOne, we invite you to take time out to complete our brief, seven question survey and in return, we’ll send you a £15 Amazon voucher. Simples!
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!
InfoSec is coming to town and AVR would love to be your personal guide! Infosecurity Europe is where the key players in IT security and data protection gather together. This year the expo takes place from 5th to 7th June at London Olympia and with over 400 exhibitors and 240 conference sessions, there is lots to see and do. To ensure you get the most value from your visit, AVR will guide you to the most relevant solution providers. Just tell us what your priorities are and we will create a personalised visit plan. We’ll even treat you to refreshments and lunch too!
A cyber attack or data breach is no laughing matter. They could cost you big time and that’s even without the potential GDPR fines from the end of May 2018. But we’d like you to have a damn good laugh at our expense and invite you to join us for a fun evening of laughter, fine food and refreshments on the evening of Thursday 24th May at the 99 Comedy Club in London’s Leicester Square.
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.