Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), also known as Endpoint Detection and Threat Response (EDTR) is a security solution which monitors end-user devices, such as laptops or mobile phones, and can also be applied to servers to proactively detect and react to cyber threats such as ransomware and malware.
What is an Endpoint?
An endpoint is anything at the end of a network cable or Wi-Fi connection. This could be the laptops or computers used by your workforce, business and personal mobile phones, tablets, servers and anything in the virtual environment. Traditionally, antivirus software has been used to stop viruses and malware on your devices. As technology has progressed and hackers have increased their knowledge, it’s more important than ever to ensure that all of your endpoint devices are considered when planning cyber security.
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Understanding cyber security can be a mine field, but rest assured, there are some basic steps you can take to ensure you’re accounting for privacy concerns and compliance issues, while building a culture of good cybersecurity.
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Today’s society demands a reliable and accessible Wi-Fi system. It’s easy to overlook this when you have so much else to think about in your business. We’ve written a quick guide to help you think about 7 things to look out when you come to choose your Wi-Fi system:
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It’s easy to delay upgrading your Server, whether it’s a time commitment or perhaps a knowledge gap and you need some guidance on where to start. Upgrading to the latest version of Server software is essential to ensure that your systems are running smoothly and are secure.
Windows Server 2012 support will soon be coming to an end. If this isn’t enough of a motivation to get you upgrading to the latest Windows Server solution, here are a few more considerations:
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Cyber attacks are on the rise. It is predicted that one in five small businesses will suffer a cyber breach this year. It has been found that 81% of all breaches happen to small to medium sized businesses so ensuring your data is protected is essential! 97% of breaches could have been prevented with today’s available technology. We have compiled some ideas below for you to consider implementing to help protect your data and avoid a cyber breach:
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How do I demonstrate effective cybersecurity to insurers and what are the minimum requirements?
Clients are often asked by their insurers to demonstrate how they are meeting standards to ensure they have preventative measures in place and can respond swiftly in the face of an attack. Let us walk you through the Cyber Insurance Industry’s minimum requirements, from Zero-trust to EDR to MFA all the way to simple patch management.
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A data breach can be costly. Not just to your reputation but also monetarily. Cyber Insurance can mitigate the financial impact however, in order to obtain Cyber Insurance for your business, you must demonstrate that your cybersecurity policies and countermeasures are effective. This blog will detail the reasons why Cyber Insurance is imperative for small businesses and how Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) can be implemented.
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If you currently have 5-250 users in your organisation, you will be classified as a small business. That’s quite a vast variation therefore ensuring you have the right small business computer support for your organisation is essential to make sure you scale your business effectively.
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Whether you’re just beginning, or you have been running for some time, ensuring you have the right business computer support for your business is essential for the smooth running of your organisation. A good IT company will ensure your technical support requirements are resolved in a timely manner with the least interruption to your organisation.
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Voice over IP (VoIP), or IP telephony, is a technology that enables voice calls to be made using your existing internet connection rather than the traditional method of using a dedicated phone line. One of the biggest benefits is that you don’t have to be confined to the building, property, or even city where you may have originally had a dedicated phone line installed. VoIP allows you to access your phone number from almost anywhere in the world with an internet connection.
VoIP specifically refers to voice communication services over the internet as opposed to the more traditional dedicated phone line, also known as the public switched telephone network (PSTN) or Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS).
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