Category Archives: Security

Christmas Network Freeze

amatis imposes a Network Freeze every year during the busy Christmas and New Year period to remove all non-essential activity on our network and to reflect the fact that suppliers suspend provisioning activities. This is to ensure that all services will continue to operate as normal during this very busy time of the year for […]

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Make amatis Your Next IT Hire

According to a recent Deloitte survey of 500 executives from small to mid-sized business, over half of them, 57%, intend to spend more on IT in the next 12 months than they did in the previous period. The report also showed that around a third of SMEs are looking to spend at least 5% of […]

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7 Practical Tips To Prevent Ransomware Attacks On Backup Storage

The ransomware threat is real and it’s much more than just a PC problem. Veeam see customers and partners encounter ransomware in a number of situations including the data centre. One important part of being resilient to ransomware is being able to recover from backups. That’s the availability you want when things don’t go as planned, […]

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GDPR Fines Are Happening In The UK

Cybersecurity has been a ubiquitous subject lately and we all may be suffering from info overload. If your company has failed to implement basic cybersecurity, and your website takes a hit, the Information Commissioner’s Office can hand out a fine. With GDPR coming into force next year, a cyber attack fine could become a lot […]

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Cyber Essentials: What Is It?

Cyber Essentials (CE) is a government-backed cybersecurity certification scheme that sets out a baseline of cybersecurity suitable for all organisations. The scheme’s five security controls can prevent “around 80% of cyber attacks”. There are two levels of certification: Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus.   Who is the Cyber Essentials scheme applicable to? Organisations that use Internet-connected systems Organisations […]

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