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We really can’t shout loud enough about this; MFA.

Yes, it’s another CSSCloud Blog about cyber security! We really can’t shout loud or often enough about this. That’s because on an almost daily basis, we respond to a local business that has had concerns about a data breach or hacking attempt. These are not large PLC’s or government branches being attacked, they are local,…
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13th December 2019 0

“Raise the bar” in the New Year!

Mark Cobb Technical Director If I was to recommend one New Years’ resolution for your business to undertake it would be “to better protect your assets and livelihood from hackers and ransomware”. The reported Cyber Security statistics for the UK are frightening: One small business in the UK is successfully hacked every 19 seconds Around…
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13th December 2019 0

A CSSCloud Christmas Message – 2019 Review

As the year draws to a close, it is a good time to reflect on what has been a very busy year. We have continued to grow, both with new customers and in introducing some exciting technologies that have added new levels of cutting-edge security protection to our clients’ networks. We started the year knowing…
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12th December 2019 0

Introduction of New Security Services

In a world where security threats are evolving daily, becoming more technically advanced, more frequent and more determined, it is vital that we constantly review our tools and services to keep ahead of the game and to keep your data and network protected. We already provide our clients with the very latest threat protection, EndPoint…
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6th December 2019 0

EEEGr Offshore Wind Week / Skills for Energy

As we continue to build relationships and start conversations with energy sector businesses, Aaron, James and Steve recently attended a series of events as part of Offshore Wind Week organised by EEEGr. The events included networking and workshops at Orbis Energy Centre in Lowestoft on Thursday 21st then also the Conference Dinner at the Ivy…
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6th December 2019 0

Apprentice Excellence Recognised

Developing and nurturing our team is at the forefront of our business as we see that our personnel are the key element of everything we do so it is great that this is recognised by others. At the recent Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Lowestoft & Waveney Business Awards held at the Ivy House Hotel…
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6th December 2019 0

Christmas Opening Hours

We are open as usual on all the normal working days over the Christmas and New Year break.  Just get in touch in the usual way. For any other times, including all the weekends and Bank Holidays we have our 24/7/365 “Out of Hours” service available to all our customers.  If in doubt or if…
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20th November 2019 0

Windows 7 sets sail for the sunset

Windows 7 was launched in July 2009, which means it’s positively ancient in technology terms, therefore it is no surprise that Microsoft will be dimming the lights on it and removing support for it from January. Microsoft removing their “support” for it, does not mean they suddenly stop seeing it regularly and pack it off…
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13th November 2019 0

Where we can meet up

We love to meet up at networking events with friends, customers and also meeting new people for the first time to hear about their businesses. We have several events that we are already confirmed as attending, maybe we will see you at one or more of these and we can start or continue the conversation!…
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6th November 2019 0

Rapid response to brute force attack saves the day

The Initial Response It was a normal afternoon in the office, until the phone rang from an unknown company, panicking as they believe they have been the victims of a cyber-attack, with no idea on what they should do next or where to turn.    Within a few moments they are speaking to a senior Technician, feeling reassured, realising that they are speaking to a team that could and would assist them.  The basis of this…
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6th November 2019 0