Are you cyber ready for GDPR?

We are now two months in to GDPR regulations and some businesses are still unsure of what this means for them. From a cybersecurity perspective, GDPR requires that personal data must now be processed securely using appropriate technical and organisational measures. Although the new regulations does not command a specific set of cyber security measures for your business, it expects business owners to take ‘appropriate’ action. Find out more about information on how GDPR will affect your business here #GDPR #privacy #cybersecurity

The new kid on the malware block in 2018: Cryptojacking

Cryptojaking is the unauthorised use of someone else’s computer to mine for cryptocurrency. They do this because you need a lot of electricity and processor power to make any real money with coinmining, so they steal other people’s. This can cause your computer or mobile phone to run painfully slowly as well as draining your battery power and can be installed on your mobile by downloading Apps Android Store from untrusted websites.

@Sophos Mobile Security offers a complete defence against these threats, if you would like to find out more visit our Security page #security.

Ransomware continues to make headlines

In 2017, in a survey conducted by @Sophos of 2,700 IT professionals from mid-sized businesses, across ten countries, 54% of organisations were hit by ransomware and on average each business reported two attacks –

2018 doesn’t seem to show any signs of ransomware attacks slowing down. If you would like to find out more about how to protect your business from a ransomware attack, Amitech IT work closely with Sophos to help find the best solutions for your business, to find our more visit our IT Security page

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