Cyber Security/Penetration Testing

CCS IT Solutions Ltd uses independent Pen testers to audit our sites annually, this way we receive constructive suggestions to tighten security.

Cyber Security/Penetration Testing – CCS IT Solutions Ltd uses independent Pen testers to audit our sites annually, this way we receive constructive suggestions to tighten security. We then implement these changes; this reduces risk and as a result, minimises security breaches. We are also partnering with IT Governance to deliver Cyber Essentials and various other security tools.

We also offer Cyber Security Training for staff, please speak to one of our team for more information.

10 checkpoints to protect yourself from Phishing emails – An example by "HMRC"

Phishing scams, data breaches and ransomware attacks can all too easily be thought of as things that happen to ‘other people’. There are countless news stories about an ‘unnamed employee’ at some company or local government body who clicks on a link and costs their...

Former council worker stole vulnerable people’s personal information

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has advised that a former Leicester City Council employee has been fined after “unlawfully obtaining personal data”. Accessing confidential information without permission and a valid business reason to do so is an offence...

Can two-factor authentication save you from our inability to create good passwords?

An advert is currently running in which a man gets his password hacked because, the ad implies, he wasn’t using a VPN (virtual private network). The man’s password? 'John123’. When you’re that hopeless at creating login credentials, there’s not much a VPN...

Why is it important for MSPs to have trusted providers?

Why is it important for MSP’s to have trusted providers? This is a question that most MSP’s probably already know the answer to. However, having things in place to accommodate the question is another story.   Any MSP knows that there are five key areas...

Microsoft O365 Cloud vs. Software as a Service

The Microsoft Office suite of products we have today is worlds apart from the earlier versions. Just think about it; it’s been almost three decades since Microsoft Office was initially launched and yet it continues to be one of the most popular. But, Microsoft Office...

A Moment of Reflection: Business of Technology – CompTIA EMEA Member and Partner Conference 2018

Earlier this month, CCS IT Solution attended the annual CompTIA EMEA Member and Partner Conference 2018. The two-day event is designed to provide the IT Industry with the latest insight and developments through an impressive selection of keynote speakers and...

Becoming a Microsoft Silver Partner for Cloud Services

Official Microsoft Silver Partner for Small Midmarket Cloud Solutions   CCS IT Solutions Ltd are proud to announce we are now an official ‘Microsoft Silver Partner for Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions’. This achievement represents the hard work we have done with...

Cyber crime cost UK businesses £29 billion in 2016

Beaming recently published new research that revealed the impact of cyber crime on UK businesses in 2016. 2.9 million British companies were hit by some sort of cyber crime at a total cost of £29.1 billion. Phishing was the most common type of attack (affecting...

CCS IT Solutions Ltd Investing Time In Youth

CCS IT Solutions Ltd have actively worked with Professionals UK over the last 12 months by placing international interns. We were approached by them and after some thought felt we didn't have too much to lose, but as everybody knows in business your time is money, and...

How Microsoft Office 365 can support your Organisation’s to be GDPR compliant

Microsoft designed Office and Office 365 with industry-leading security measures and privacy policies to safeguard your data in the cloud, including the categories of personal data identified by the GDPR. Office and Office 365 can help you on your journey to reducing...

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