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Cyber Guide - IT Security

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Think if those signs are a concern
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Hacked: Email Ransomware

Hacked: Email Ransomware

Watch our live ethical hacker ransom your data from you opening a normal looking email attachment.

Hacked: Eternal Blue

Hacked: Eternal Blue

When updates are delayed they can leaves holes open for an attacker to walk into your network. Watch our ethical hacker as they use the Eternal Blue vulnerability.

Hacked: Man in the Middle

Hacked: Man in the Middle

A seemingly legitimate looking email could be out to steal your credentials. Watch our live ethical hacker as they they steal your password with a man in the middle attack that looks like a normal login screen.


Cyber Guide Resources & Articles

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.

Working From Home Checklist

Working From Home Checklist

When working from home there are a few things you should do to keep your system & data secure.

Is your data walking out the front door?

Is your data walking out the front door?

Do you use memory sticks to transfer data? Do you allow employees to plug their own in? Could someone walk out the door with your customer list and defect to a competitor or lose it?

Warning! Are you losing your business data?

Warning! Are you losing your business data?

What happens when a disaster like a flood strikes?

Boost Your Security with MFA

Boost Your Security with MFA

Using MFA when signing in can dramatically increase your account security

6 Things to Help You Handle Your Passwords Better

6 Things to Help You Handle Your Passwords Better

6 easy things to help keep your passwords safe and your accounts secure

Spot a Fake Email Scam - Fake Invoice

Spot a Fake Email Scam - Fake Invoice

Look for the signs an email is scam


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