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Cyber Essentials

This is the second year that teclan has been Cyber Essentials certified. It demonstrates our commitment to cyber security in everything we do. Cyber Essentials certificates are issued by the National Cyber Security Centre. They follow a process evidencing that a company adheres to strict processes and procedures. They make sure that internal systems, network and data storage are safe and secure from potential attacks. Qualified businesses like teclan are listed on their website. You can carry out a business listing search here — https://www.cyberessentials.ncsc.gov.uk/cert-search/

How can my business become Cyber Essentials Certified?

Becoming Cyber Essentials Certified isn’t as daunting as it may first sound. Taking the first steps into reviewing your own internal systems security can be a worthwhile exercise in itself; analysing how your business manages user access, password management, network settings, virus and malware protection. You should also take a look at what software is running on your computer. Is it up to date? Legally licenced? Was it from a genuine source?

Cyber attacks are ever-increasing and many exploit easy targets through insecure passwords or outdated software. Keeping on top of your digital security is important. There is no better way than certification to show how important you take security.

If you would like to start your journey to Cyber Essentials certification get in touch with us to learn more.

Website Security

Cyber security doesn’t stop with your own computer and local network — what about your website? Every day websites suffer from attacks of all kinds. Your computer may have a firewall and antivirus software, but does your website have the same protection? You may backup your local data but how quickly can you restore your website should all your files be lost? At teclan we offer security packages that will cover all this. From daily scanning for compromised files and malware; to a Web Application Firewall (WAF) to protect your site from bots and unwanted access. Plus regular backups should the worst happen. You can view our packages here — https://www.teclan.com/digital-marketing/gatekeeper/ Contact us for further information.

There are still many sites however, that do not have an SSL certificate. Modern browsers will highlight sites that do not have a security certificate in place to anyone visiting the site. An SSL allows an encrypted connection between the visitor and the website. It ensures that data being passed cannot be easily intercepted and read by a third party. This is particularly important for e-commerce sites where transaction data is passed. It’s also important for sites that have login pages (such as WordPress) where usernames and passwords are entered.

We are always on hand to provide advice and support on security. So, do get in touch should you require assistance in finding the right solution for your business.