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Integral IT - Cyber Essential Changes From January 2022

Cyber Essential Changes from January 2022

Cyber Essential is a government-backed scheme in the UK designed to help businesses avoid cyber-attacks. It covers the basics that every business should have in order to protect itself, such as: Firewall Secure Configuration User Access Control Malware Protection Patron Management We have a separate blog on these as well as a YouTube video. As

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Integral IT - Accountants, How To Setup Your IT Systems

Accountants – How to Setup your IT Systems

If your Accountancy firm requires an updated or new system, this blog will help advise you on how to choose the most cost-effective way to modernise the business that is best for you. We specialise in assisting and working with accountancy firms, and we often design them a new IT system that suits their needs.

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Integral IT - Ukraine Invasion Cyber Security Alert

Ukraine Invasion – Cyber Security Alert

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is calling on all UK businesses to improve their cyber security posture. NSCS are currently unaware of any direct threats to the UK’s businesses; however, historical patterns of cyber-attacks have had repercussions that have occurred on an international level. This is also

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5 Passwords Hackers Can Guess in Less Than a Second

When it comes to generating a strong password, a concerning number of people are uninformed or don’t act on the guidance that’s out there. Cyber security is vital for businesses, and it’s important for personal accounts too. In this post, we’re looking at the top five least-secure passwords and three easy tips on creating a

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Email Security Best Practices for Businesses

Despite the popularity of video conferencing and work-focused instant messaging services, email remains a fundamental element of most businesses in the UK. The importance of cyber security in business cannot be overstated, and email security best practices should not be overlooked. In this post, we’re looking at some email security best practices for employees and

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