Monday, 07 August 2023 by Matt Bainbridge
Advatek, a leading provider of IT solutions, today announced that it has been certified to both ISO 27001 and ISO 9001. These certifications are the internationally recognised standards for information security and quality management, respectively. “We are incredibly proud to have achieved this important milestone,” said Simon Koscinksi, Director of Advatek. “These certifications demonstrate our
Tuesday, 25 July 2023 by Matt Bainbridge
As organisations increasingly rely on cloud-based solutions to streamline their operations, it has become paramount to ensure the security and integrity of the data they store and manage. Microsoft 365 (M365) is one such comprehensive suite of productivity tools that many businesses utilise. One feature of the M365 suite is the M365 Secure Score tool.
Thursday, 27 April 2023 by Matt Bainbridge
We are excited to announce our latest partnership with HYCU, a company that has set out to simplify data protection and offer consistent levels of backup and recovery support across various workloads. Our mission at Advatek is to provide our customers with cutting-edge solutions that make their IT environments more manageable, and partnering with HYCU
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