Hacked by Email

The world has changed since Ray Tomlinson sent the very first email in 1971.

http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/6116/first-e-mail-sent-by-ray-tomlinson/

Today emails are a great way for hackers to access your important data and steal money from your business. Yes they’re targeting businesses of your size.

We can help stop them in their tracks. The first step is a comprehensive data security audit. Contact us to find out how to keep your incoming and outgoing emails safe from harm.

Much like the first telegraph or phone call, the first email marked an historic moment in the evolution of communication….

 

Cyber Security

Are you still taking risks with your cyber security? The biggest cyber attacks of last year might make you take notice:

https://www.techworld.com/security/uks-most-infamous-data-breaches-3604586/

LIS offer world class managed antivirus and antispam to keep your staff safe, firewall routers to protect your key infrastructure and all the support and guidance you need to manage the risks of running a business in this technically challenging world.

The most important data breaches reveal just how many ways data can be put at risk

 

Ready for GDPR?

We hope your business is all ready for the GDPR, the new data protection legislation that comes into force this May. You’re not? Most people aren’t. You pretty much have three options:

1) Ignore it and hope it goes away

2) Realise it affects every business. Learn what it means… but take no action

3) Enlist the help of a team of IT experts who can get your business ready

Option 3 sounds best, right? Thought so! Get in touch and we’ll get your data protected and GDPR ready in no time.

Intel Chip Flaw

Worried about the latest Intel cpu bug? LIS customers are all fully patched automatically as fixes are released and LIS Managed Antivirus is fully compliant with the patched being deployed. If your LIS icon is in the system tray by the clock you are OK. If not, call us and we will get you back on the straight and narrow!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-42562303

Laptop and PC users are at risk of data breaches after researchers found flaws with computer chips.

 

Cash Machine Hacker

You think computer hackers just sit around sending viruses via emails and stealing data? Think again. Now they’re attacking cash machines too, and they’ve already taken £7.5 million.

The LIS security package is not designed for cash machines but we can cover desktops, laptops and mobile devices. Contact LIS if you have any concerns.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-42322706

The MoneyTaker group has also stolen banking documents that may be used in future attacks.