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5 steps to improve your ransomware resilience

5 steps to improve your ransomware resilience

Be prepared: Sooner or later your business WILL be attacked

What is multi-factor authentication?

What is multi-factor authentication?

There are some very basic security measures you can use that offer really high levels of protection for your business.

What’s the best way to change your passwords? Often, and with best practices in mind

What’s the best way to change your passwords? Often, and with best practices in mind

You change your clothes. You change your oil. Make sure you also change your passwords.

How strong are your passwords?

How strong are your passwords?

Strong security starts with strong passwords

Do you know who has access to your systems?

Do you know who has access to your systems?

When you took their keys back, did you cancel their passwords, too?

Keep a look out for these malware traps

Keep a look out for these malware traps

We’ve been warning businesses for years that their email is the most likely place for a cyber-criminal to try to break into their IT system. But it’s not the only place. Here are some other malware scams to look out for.

Your 5 Step Cyber Protection Plan

Your 5 Step Cyber Protection Plan

Cyber crime costs the world economy over $1 Trillion every year and its increasing, since 2018 it has risen by more than 50%. In our latest guide we give you 5 steps you can take today to help prepare and protect your business

4 signs you're under attack from ransomware

4 signs you're under attack from ransomware

This is the computer attack where a hacker locks you out of your systems and data. And you must pay a ransom, typically in Bitcoin, to get access again.

Ransomware Guide

Ransomware Guide

With one small UK business hacked every 19 seconds making your business more resilient and knowing what to do if it does happen can limit the risk and the damage.

How a missed update can cripple your business

How a missed update can cripple your business

Major Cyberattacks against businesses have raised awareness of the growing cybercrime threat. Westway IT update management can help your secure company's security online.


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