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.
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.
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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Andy has worked in IT for nearly 30 years. With a degree in Computer Science he progressed to IT Systems management and Network management before joining Synium as the Technical Director in 2010. He is now responsible for the server and network management for many of the Synium clients. He also manages many of the advanced projects for clients.
In his spare time, Andy loves watching his beloved Liverpool – and also enjoys the great outdoors and inspirational technology.