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.

5 key changes clients are making to beat the challenges of coronavirus

Today at CCS IT Solutions Ltd, we closed our office for the first time in 25 years.   10 years ago, this option would have been a lot more of a stressful situation and a bigger decision than it was for us to make now....

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...

New London Office

We are excited to announce that CCS IT Solutions Ltd has opened a second office in City Road, London. Whilst we will continue to have our offices in Manchester, there were several reasons to expand to our second premises. Location. City Road is a road that runs...

How to choose a Business IT Support Provider Company in Manchester

The IT sector plays a big part in Manchester’s ever-growing tech industry, mainly because it is a great place for working and living if you are trained and looking for a career in this field. Other SME businesses, start-ups and big blue-chip companies in Greater...

Manchester and London – Best Places For IT Professionals

While there are lots of big cities in the UK who are challengers for the title of the top technology community, they face significantly stiff competitors from various other spots around the UK where the IT and Web development economy is thriving and, in addition, the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Understanding the benefits of REMOTE WORKING

In the last decade, the opportunity for staff to work remotely has become increasingly offered as a working policy. Remote working is not a brand-new concept and has existed in the corporate environment for the past two decades. The trend focuses on the concept that...

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