Computer Security

Computer security is more important today than it has ever been

All company directors and owners have a responsibility under the Data Protection Act and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws to protect any personally identifiable information that they may hold, whether that be for staff, suppliers, customers, email subscribers etc.

The Information Commissioners Office has strong powers to enforce theses laws, and does so. In 2020 the ICO fined Cathay Pacific Airways £500,000 for failing to protect the security of its customers’ personal data. They have also fined British Airways £20m after a data breach revealed information on over 400,000 customers and Marriott Hotels were fined £18.4 for a data breach that they failed to report in a timely manner.

Network Midlands can work with you to keep you from falling foul of the law. We can help you develop a Business Continuity Plan (sometimes called a disaster recovery plan) to keep your business working during and after a natural or man made interruption to your business process.

We also offer a secure cloud backup service to keep your data safe, a data recovery service for those times when you lose data or the back-up has failed and a secure data destruction service so that, when you dispose of your old computers, all your company confidential information is completely destroyed.

Cybersecurity

More and more we hear of organisations’ computer networks and websites being hacked. Preventing this is a specialist area known as cybersecurity

We are CIISec, CREST and GCHQ accredited white hat hackers, allowing us to perform penetration testing against websites, computer networks and wireless networks.

What is the difference between black hat hacker and a white hat hacker?

A Black hat hacker will…

A White hat hacker will…

X Hack your website for free
Hack your website and charge you for it
X Find a vulnerability
Find all the known vulnerabilities
X Gain access to your website
Show how others might gain access to your website
X Spread malware using your website
Scan and remove any malware
X Retain access to your website forever
Show how to secure your website against black hat hackers
X Destroy your company reputation
Protect and enhance your reputation
X Steal your client list or other critical business information
Maintain the security of your critical business information
X Expose you to the possibility of legal action
Reduce the risk of legal action against you
Trevor hosts all my important information on a cloud storage system for me. If there’s a problem, which there was at my end a couple of months ago, the system flags this up and then I get a call from Trevor. He sorted it out very quickly which was a relief for me! His knowledge of cybersecurity is amazing too, if a little scary………..
Trevor is an expert when it comes to cybersecurity. Over the years, Trevor has given sound advice to help me protect my website from spam-bots and other security threats. If you’re looking to protect your IT systems and your website, I highly recommend speaking to Trevor.
Trevor is concise, professional and extremely knowledgeable in all of his subjects. He recently gave a very interesting and thought provoking talk to the Federation of Small Business Virtual Networking group that I host here in Leicester, on the subject of Cyber crime. It stimulated many questions and much discussion, all of which made for a very positive meeting.
I had the pleasure of attending a workshop, Cybercrime- what can go wrong? as part of the #LBF (Leicester Business Festival) . I found the course to be relaxed yet informative, with Trevor’s warm and friendly style, I was able to participate without any inhibition. His knowledge has proved valuable, allowing a proactive and productive implementation of new processes in the work place.
Louise McCormackOffice ManagerTimbateq Limited
I’ve been to 2 of Trevor’s seminars/lectures recently and both were brilliant; engaging, informative and highly worthwhile, I would definitely recommend them to anyone wanting to learn more about Cybersecurity.
Avtar SinghOadby PC Repairs Ltd

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