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Michael Houghton

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Recent Posts

22-Oct-2021 09:30:00

DMARC: What is it? How does it work? and why you need it.

91% of cyberattacks target users email accounts through phishing emails. A phishing email is a form of social engineering, where a cybercriminal sends a fraudulent email ...
16-Aug-2021 16:49:40

The different types of Cyber Security Operation Centres (SOC)?

There are multiple types of SOC’s that can be differentiated by their organisational and operational qualities. What type of SOC your business should employ will depend o...
16-Aug-2021 16:49:26

What is a Cyber Security Operations Centre (SOC/CSOC)?

86% of UK cybersecurity professionals said that they experienced an increase in attempted and successful attacks due to more employees working remotely. The rapid and unp...
26-Jul-2021 15:45:49

Is Antivirus is Dead?

Next-Generation Antivirus: What is it? And why do we need it?  An investigation by Detica for the Cabinet Office reported that the cost of cyberattacks for the UK busines...
03-Jun-2021 14:01:59

Four types of security audit your businesses should conduct

It Governance reports that UK businesses lost almost £13 billion due to cybercrime in 2019. When also factoring in financial penalties, asset damage and lost productivity...
22-Apr-2021 11:01:28

I.T. Security Audit Checklist for Small and Medium Businesses

For many small/medium businesses cybersecurity can be a daunting task, alongside not having the necessary recourses or skills needed to ensure that the business is fully ...
09-Apr-2021 15:04:51

Our new Aztech desktop App is ready and going LIVE! Here is what you need to know!

We strive as a company to offer our clients the best IT support service possible. With our new desktop app ready and going live, requesting access to IT support and our s...
25-Feb-2021 11:50:29

Top 5 Security Issues Companies Face in 2021

Security issues can affect any organisation, whether you're a non-profit, SMB or large enterprise. Everyday there is a new security issue and making sure your organisatio...
17-Feb-2021 14:34:22

What is Shadow IT?

"Shadow IT" is an umbrella term used to describe any type of IT system, software, hardware, application, or service that isn't known or managed by your IT department. Ove...
06-Nov-2019 15:28:18

What is Whaling Phishing?

[Updated April 2020] Whaling is another form of phishing that often targets senior management – it’s a type of social engineering that chooses a ‘High Level Target’ and a...

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