Advatek is delighted to announce a partnership with Cynet, adding XDR – extended detection and response and MDR – managed detection and response to their security portfolio. This allows Advatek, using Cynet, to converge essential cyber security technologies that enable businesses, to identify security loopholes with threat intelligence and manage endpoint security. “Becoming a Cynet
You may already be aware that a new Apache vulnerability has been detected which exploits a Java-based logging framework in Apache called Log4j2. Just to be clear this vulnerability is applicable to anything that runs Apache Log4j2 2.14.1 and earlier versions. Many security vendors, such as Fortinet, Cisco, Checkpoint and PaloAlto are creating signatures to
Tuesday, 19 October 2021 by Matt Bainbridge
Today’s NHS Trusts face a significant and growing challenge. With physician mobility and BYOD usage on the rise, and new smart medical and monitoring devices proliferating, security is increasingly top of mind for IT and information security leaders. On the one hand, all these new connected devices and users increases the potential number of attack
How can UK schools, colleges and Universities protect themselves from increasing ransomware attacks by cyber criminals?
Thursday, 14 October 2021 by Matt Bainbridge
Recently the National Cyber Security Centre (NSCS) warned of increasing number of ransomware attacks in the education sector. This may be in part to the shift to online learning – many schools and colleges quickly had to provide email mailboxes to access the online curriculum. Ransomware is malicious code typically spread through email, which encrypts
North Wales Fire and Rescue Service (NWFRS) helps to protect an estimated population of 678,461 people over an area of 2,400 square miles as well as hundreds of thousands of tourists and visitors who come to North Wales every year. Advatek has a long relationship with NWFRS, as the managed service provider for their firewalls.
Monday, 20 September 2021 by Matt Bainbridge
As part of a project to modernise the IT infrastructure, The King’s School in Gloucester has a signed a contract with Advatek for the supply and installation of a new Fortinet Wi-Fi 6 wireless network with Fortigate firewalls for additional security and FortiAnalyzer for monitoring, analytics and reporting. “We looked at various systems to provide
Tuesday, 17 August 2021 by Matt Bainbridge
We value the relationships we have with our customers, and we are always so grateful for your continued support. We know our Account Managers have been working hard over the last year to keep in touch and bring you’re the best service we can. But we also know how difficult it can to build a
In the past year, we’ve gone through some big changes which we are really excited to tell you about. Following a £1.1million investment, we have invested heavily in our people, building and processes. We have recruited eight new members of staff, with great new hires into our technical and account management teams, allowing us to
Thursday, 22 July 2021 by wpcJO8oQDq3w
We love Microsoft 365 here at Advatek and it’s at the core of our productivity suite. Indeed, many companies across the UK have made the jump to the cloud-based productivity application and all the benefits it brings in terms. However, one thing many companies take for granted in Microsoft 365 is backup. Microsoft is protecting
Today, one of our engineers is heading to Plymouth armed with a Fortigate to kick off a Cyber Threat Assessment for a customer in the Education sector. What’s a cyber threat assessment? The cyber threat assessment (CTAP) is one of the tools we have in our kitbag to help our customers determine how well their