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Support for Windows 7 ends in January 2020

Support for Windows 7 ends in January 2020 After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates and support for PCs with Windows 7. If you continue to use Windows 7 after support has ended, your PC will still work, but it may become more vulnerable to security […]

CyberSecMonth

October is Cyber Security Month

October is Cyber Security Month   The European Cyber Security Month (ECSM) is the EU’s annual cybersecurity awareness campaign that takes place each October across Europe. The ECSM aims to raise awareness about cyber security threats and promote cyber security among citizens and organisations through education and sharing of good […]

Azpiral

ISO 27001 Certification for Azpiral

ISO 27001 Certification for Azpiral We recently consulted with Azpiral to help them gain ISO 27001 Certification.  Azpiral deal with a lot of loyalty programmes for their clients and it is imperative that they give security to all their clients to prove they follow data security to the max.  This […]

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Ransomware – Beware of Suspicious E-Mail Attachments

Ransomware – Beware of Suspicious E-Mail Attachments   Over the past weeks, we here at Hybrid Technology Partners we have noticed a large increase in a type of Malware that installs itself on your PC and encrypts the hard drive leaving you with no access to your files. This form […]

[IT Security] One in 5 firms Hit by Data Breaches This Year

According to the business section in the Irish Independent last week, one in five firms were hit by data breaches. The claim was announced at a conference on cyber security in Dublin. High profile data breaches are now becoming the norm and its impact on your business continuity and reputation […]