ITS announced as a CIR Business Continuity Awards finalist

IT Specialists (ITS) is shortlisted for the Cloud-based Services and Most Effective Recovery of the Year categories in the CIR Business Continuity Awards 2017. As a provider of critical managed IT services for businesses and channel partners, ITS is known for service-level-driven IT outsourcing of business continuity, IT support, field engineering and service desk services.

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Planning and practice can keep you prepared for a ransomware attack

Business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) plans are a crucial strategy for preventing and recovering from ransomware attacks.

Organisations from many industries have recently fallen victim to the increasingly popular cyber threat known as ransomware. Financial institutions, government agencies, hospitals and more have all been targets of this type of malware, which essentially holds a system or device hostage until the victim pays a specified amount of money to the perpetrator.

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IoT devices – what are the risks?

With Internet of Things (IoT) annual revenues expected to exceed $470 billion by 2020, it makes sense to understand the risks associated with connected technology. Everyday office devices such as security cameras, printers and wireless speakers may seem safe, but without implementing effective security measures, they could be putting your business at risk.

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Can former employees access your data?

There’s a recipe for disaster brewing at your company right now. Job hopping is a growing trend in the global economy, and the UK hasn’t been spared. While many have debated the pros, cons and potential effects of job hopping, one possible problem stemming from the practice seems to have been forgotten.

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