How to access Mimecast ‘On Hold’ messages

2021-09-22T10:24:47+01:00September 22nd, 2021|Cyber Security, Remote Working, Security and Threats, Tips and Advice|

In our series of ‘how to’ videos we include tips on using Mimecast cloud cybersecurity. This time, we look at how to access and work with Mimecast 'on hold' messages via the Mimecast website portal or Outlook app. Mimecast provides a whole range of tools for email, data and web to help prevent cyber threats [...]

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Phishing emails – how to prevent being hacked

2021-09-09T11:47:11+01:00September 8th, 2021|Cyber Security, Security and Threats, Tips and Advice|

We’re focusing on phishing emails here, which are the most common form of cyber attack. We explain what they are, how you can detect them and how to protect your business. Phishing is a scam aimed at gaining information from a victim such as user names, passwords, bank and credit card details etc., to hack [...]

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How to write an effective Cyber Incident Response Plan

2021-09-01T12:56:02+01:00September 1st, 2021|Business Continuity, Cyber Security, Security and Threats, Tips and Advice|

You need an up-to-date Cyber Incident Response Plan because, sadly, it’s no longer a case of whether your business could get cyber attacked but when it will get attacked. You should be as prepared as possible. Research published, such as that in ‘Information Age’, reveals the worrying trend that commercial cyber attacks on UK businesses [...]

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‘Zero Day’ and the importance of tight cybersecurity

2021-08-18T10:36:02+01:00August 18th, 2021|Cyber Security, Security and Threats|

Why you should know about Zero-Day cyber threats and ensure that you improve your security … At Pro Drive we work with cybersecurity firm WatchGuard, who provide insights into the threat landscape and trends. Over the past month WatchGuard blocked around 4,644,499 malware attacks globally and, they report, 82% of that was Zero-Day malware. The [...]

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Decent business IT support can make hybrid working a reality for many

2021-08-17T09:59:30+01:00August 12th, 2021|Cyber Security, Productivity, Remote Working|

A good business IT support service provider will ensure that you can work productively and securely whether you’re in the office or working remotely. Now that more offices have re-opened, people everywhere are still procrastinating over where they will be working – at home or in the office, or both. And business leaders are hesitating [...]

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Cybersecurity update – ‘PrintNightmare’

2021-07-13T13:49:56+01:00July 13th, 2021|Cyber Security, Security and Threats|

This cybersecurity update focuses on the ‘PrintNightmare’ vulnerability on the Windows operating system - another security risk which we have acted upon recently and which all users should be aware of. Microsoft has issued a fix for the critical bug named ‘PrintNightmare’. The bug was accidentally disclosed by researchers but the fix, a patch, is [...]

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Prioritise your IT security – Kaseya ransomware attack

2021-07-08T12:54:34+01:00July 8th, 2021|Cyber Security, Security and Threats|

Businesses should be prioritising their IT security as the increase in cyber crime continues. You may be aware of a recent ransomware attack on US-based firm Kaseya, which has been described as the biggest global ransomware attack on record. Here at Pro Drive our clients can be reassured that we don’t use this particular Kaseya [...]

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Mobile device security – ringing any bells?

2021-06-24T14:42:08+01:00June 24th, 2021|Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security|

If you have a mobile phone which you use for business do you wonder about mobile device security? Do you have any idea which of your staff have company data on their personal phones and whether it’s password protected? What happens if your device has confidential data on it and you lose it or it’s [...]

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Tips on SharePoint – including SharePoint file sharing

2021-09-01T13:04:16+01:00May 20th, 2021|Cyber Security, Productivity, Remote Working, Tips and Advice|

SharePoint is a great platform for sharing work and collaborating with others both inside and outside your business. Learn what it is, how to share files etc … As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, working remotely became a necessity. As we move on, many people will continue to work from home, either full or [...]

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How to protect against Office 365 ransomware

2021-05-13T15:05:10+01:00May 13th, 2021|Cyber Security, Security and Threats, Tips and Advice|

You will no doubt be aware of the threat ransomware poses, especially as attackers are now targeting the cloud. Here’s what to do to protect against Office 365 ransomware … Briefly, for anyone who isn’t familiar with the term, ‘ransomware’ is a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until money [...]

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