Category: Security

Advanced Email Threat Protection (ATP) Vs. Traditional Email Security

Modern Cyber Attacks are Bypassing Traditional Email Security Modern cyber attacks are evolving at a faster rate than ever before, not only in terms of sophistication, but also in the sheer number of cybercrime operations active today. New ransomware attack models and new strains of other malware threats are designed to evade traditional detection, and…
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3-2-1-1 – The New Standard in Backup and Recovery

“3-2-1” Backups Are NOT Reliable in the Age of Ransomware Most people in the world of IT will be familiar with the old “3-2-1” backup strategy, which had become a pretty standard data protection technique: Three copies of data (primary and two backups); two copies stored locally on two different formats (NAS, tape or local…
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Ransomware Prevention: The Biggest Impact for the Least Cost

The Foundations of Ransomware Survival Every 11 seconds an organisation is hit by a successful ransomware attack (Cybersecurity Ventures ‘Annual Cybercrime Report’), and 2021 has smashed all previous cybercrime records, with organisations now being statistically more likely to be attacked than not. It seems like you can’t look at the news anymore without hearing of…
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How Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) Attacks Have Changed the Game Forever

Ransomware is surging wildly out of control. It seems you can’t even glance at the news today without hearing of another organisation falling victim to a major breach. In 2021, you are currently more likely to be hit by ransomware than not. 84% of organisations have reported a “high concern” incident relating to ransomware in…
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Microsoft Defender for Office 365 (ATP) Vs. Third Party Security

Security Around Office 365 Has Changed Over the Years… In the face of ever-evolving threats, protecting against phishing, malware, and ransomware is a critical concern for organisations all over the world. 91% of cyber-attacks start with an email, and with over 230 million active business users now using Microsoft Office 365, advanced security for 365…
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5 Reasons to Choose E-ZU as Your Preferred Microsoft CSP

Whether your organisation is right at the beginning of your journey to Microsoft Office 365, or perhaps you’re already well under way and now it’s about which direction enables you to make the most of Microsoft 365 on your ongoing voyage in the Modern Workplace, it can be difficult to know what makes a good…
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A Beginner’s Guide to… Phishing

A Beginner’s Guide to… Phishing According to the Wall Street Journal; 97% of all cyber-attacks start with Phishing. When you think about it, there’s no wonder really when you consider that most of us are using Email on a daily basis for both Personal and Business use. In fact, I think it’s safe to say…
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4 Reasons Why eLearning Helps Mitigate Cyber-Attacks

4 Ways eLearning Can Help Mitigate Cyber-attacks Proofpoint’s yearly report, The Human Factor, has revealed that 95% of malicious cyber-attacks “incorporate social engineering to trick users into installing malware”, as well as the astonishing realisation that more than 99% of cyber-attacks need human interaction to succeed. The increase in Social Engineering attacks is a testament…
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Remote Working and the Risks to Consider

Remote Working and The Risks for Management to Consider The Covid 19 epidemic with subsequent restrictions placed on companies and private individuals has directly impacted ways of working. As a direct result many organisations including here at E-ZU have non-essential workers working from home. For many businesses this has meant rapid progressions in their IT…
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