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Published on Sunday, 28 April 2013

Newsletter - April 2013

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It is certainly a tough time for business at the moment, with the constantly changing dollar and financial crisis affecting the world. However with all this going on have you noticed how sophisticated cyber threats and malicious malware breaches are becoming?

Times are changing and what we once thought was a one-off thing is now becoming normal in everyday business; so is your business prepared for the next round or will you be left exposed to the latest attacks?

Now is the time to revisit those security measures as your business systems need to be far more secure than ever before... 

 

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Just another day in the office... What Delta does to help with cyber attacks
 

Cyber attacks, malicious malware, et cetera are so common that they are almost deemed normal in the IT world today and they are not going away, rather they are getting better, faster and stronger causing havoc on our networks. The main thing about these attacks though is to be able to identify and manage them early enough to avoid been taken over!

M.O.T.H.E.R is the managed framework we used to achieve this with great results

What can you do...
While these can be scary times for cyber threats you can minimise your exposure by simply:

  • installing an antivirus program
  • update your antivirus program regularly
  • resist the temptation to open every email and text that comes your way
  • change your password regularly
  • let Delta manage these for you

A look back to 2012 and into 2013...

In the past year there was a real explosion in malware on smart phones, with more in 2012 than in the seven years combined before that. More than 90% of that malware is malicious software that is used to gain access to or used to disrupt your system. This is likely to continue and worsen with a focus on android devices with a high probability of the first appearance of a mass worm spreading itself through text messages in 2013.
The potential exists for attacks like these to target Internet banking services that send mobile transaction authentication numbers via text.

On another note...
As the popularity of using the cloud to store information grows so too will security threats and if the cloud provider is breached then a hacker will have access to thousands of people's private information in one hit, referred to as "hyper jacking".

Click here to read the cyber threats article on "The Wall Street Journal"

Be Safe, Be Protected..      Phone: 0800 335 828

 

Managed Services is the difference in today's IT world...

Why Managed Services?
Managed service providers are an extension of your IT department where they assume ongoing responsibility for monitoring, managing and/or problem resolution for selected IT systems and functions on your behalf. Managed service providers can offer services such as Alerts, security, patch management, data backup and recovery for different client devices: Desktops, notebooks, servers, storage systems, networks and applications

Outsourcing routine infrastructure management and experienced managed services provider lets you and your team concentrate on what you do best - running your business with fewer interruptions due to IT issues.

This is why Delta started...
  • To provide fully managed services to the IT industry so we can stand beside your IT team and work collaboratively keep your IT systems running efficiently and effectively 24/7.
  • To help with ongoing projects ensuring that they go smoothly by catching the things that go wrong and managing them to resolution before they cause harm during the project.
  • Take care of cyber attacks and malicious malware to protect your systems.

Why you should care?
Because businesses need technology to operate efficiently and to compete effectively. As reliance on IT grows the resources to support an increasingly complex IT environment may not in many businesses, IT resources can quickly be overwhelmed with the day-to-day responsibilities of keeping your IT infrastructure that the business depends on up and running. If you fall behind in keeping up with things such as backups, patches and security the odds are that you will face an IT outage or another problem later on that will negatively impact your business resulting in substantial productivity and revenue losses. By having your systems proactively maintained, monitored and managed disasters can be greatly reduced and many technology problems avoided, resulting in your IT staff being freed up to focus on higher valued projects.

Click here to read more on managed services from small business computing

Delta's solution: check out our comprehensive imanager© solution that is purpose-built to meet business IT management and security needs at www.deltatsl.com
 

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Holiday Time
Bunny_sm.fw.pngHopefully everyone had an enjoyable and relaxing easter break. Make sure your next holiday break is as relaxing as possible with Delta watching so you don't have too..

 

Quote of the Month
My computer never has bugs. It just develops random features!

 

Whats New?
Chip_Dawson_sm.pngIn case you missed our announcement Delta has a new CEO Chip Dawson.

Chip brings over 30 years of management, technical expertise and sales experience to our expanding organisation. Chip will drive our operations as the chief executive officer and will work to assist in the growth of our global organisation.

To read the announcement click here

 

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