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Cyber Security Breaches – Cloud Security

Posted on 21st May 2018 by Managed 24/7 Marketing Cyber Security

Over the past 12 months many UK businesses have fallen victim to cyber-attacks, each costing them thousands of pounds according to new data. 

The 2018 Cyber Security Breaches Survey found 43 per cent of businesses had reported cyber security breaches or attacks through 2017-2018 to date.

The most common breaches or attacks involved fraudulent emails, attempts by scammers to impersonate the organisation online and viruses and malware.

Files were temporarily or permanently lost, software or systems corrupted, businesses have websites slowed or taken down with money, assets and intellectual property stolen.

Here at Managed 24/7 we work with our customers using the best platforms which we have tried and tested to ensure we protect our customers’ data to the highest possible level. Working with Cisco, Mimecast and ESET to cover all aspects of cyber security. 

Cisco Umbrella, is a cloud security platform that provides the first line of defence against threats on the internet. Protecting users in minutes. As the industry’s first Secure Internet Gateway in the cloud, Cisco Umbrella provides the first line of defence against threats on the internet. Because Umbrella is delivered from the cloud, it is the easiest way to protect all of your users in minutes.

Ciaran Martin, chief executive of the National Cyber Security Centre, a part of GCHQ, said: “Cyberattacks can inflict serious commercial damage and reputational harm, but most campaigns are not highly sophisticated.

“Companies can significantly reduce their chances of falling victim by following simple cybersecurity steps to remove basic weaknesses.”

Digital minister Margot James said: “We are strengthening the UK’s data protection laws to make them fit for the digital age, but these new figures show many organisations need to act now to make sure the personal data they hold is safe and secure.”

If you have concerns about leaving your business open to the unexpected or just want advice about IT security, get in touch with our experts at Managed 24/7 here or call 0800 033 4800.

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Managed 24/7 is an award winning, UK based IT managed services provider, which delivers a seamless 24x7x365 extension to end users in key areas, including: IT managed services, network & application monitoring, consultancy & professional services and workforce productivity tools. Through its unique combination of monitoring technologies, business intelligence and analytics, Managed 24/7 focuses on delivering better workforce productivity for its clients by solving issues before they become employee affecting.

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