Why It’s Important to Take Professional Advice on IT Security

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Why It’s Important to Take Professional Advice on IT Security

October 2018 is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), a UK wide event focused on making the internet a safer and more secure environment.

As a company offering a range of services that help to improve cybersecurity for business clients, Synium IT fully support this important initiative.

To provide further information, here we list just a few key internet security measures that every business should put in place with the assistance of a professional IT partner.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month


Anti-Virus software is designed to prevent, search for, detect, and remove software viruses and other malicious software like worms, trojans and adware. Without protection business networks can be infiltrated and destroyed, leaving sensitive files exposed and inaccessible.


Data backup is the process of copying or archiving files and folders across a business network, so they can be restored in the event of irreparable data loss. Back-up systems are an essential way of making sure important information is retained and gives peace of mind that files are duplicated and safe.

Disaster Recovery

A modern-day essential for a business of any size, Disaster Recovery is a set of policies, tools and procedures devised in order to enable the recovery or continuation of vital technology infrastructure and systems following a natural or human-induced disaster.


A firewall is a network security device that monitors traffic to or from a business internet network. Firewall software is set to allow or block traffic based on a defined set of security rules, including setting restrictions on particular domain names or IP addresses.

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Whether you choose Synium IT’s all-inclusive or Pay As You Go plans, you’ll also benefit from our IT Helpdesk support for you and your staff to call with problems big or small.

IT Security, Microsoft Office 365 and Connectivity options can also be included according to your needs – all for a fraction of the cost of building your own in-house IT department.

To find out more, please contact our friendly customer support team today on 0121 663 0203

Simon Tonks

Owner and MD of Synium who loves his job, his life and the wondrous outdoors - especially when on a bike of any kind (but preferably on a mountain bike going downhill fast).Please get in touch if there is anything IT related I can help you with (or if you want to talk bikes :-)