Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have had to change working practices that have seen many operate remotely with an increased reliance on communication methods such as email due to being apart from co-workers and clients.
Cyber criminals have attempted to exploit this with widespread knowledge of the pandemic and working from home practices in order to disguise themselves as genuine contacts. These emails can look genuine with them using logos or branding specific to an organisation.
Ashgates IT have passed their Cyber Essentials Certification for another year! We take Cyber Security very seriously and this demonstrates we are continually working to secure our business and its data.
We do not provide just a tick box exercise but instead aim to focus the ethos of your business with Cyber Security at the forefront. Cyber Essentials is a Government backed scheme, helping organisations improve their defences & demonstrate publically, their commitment to Cyber Security.
Having reviewed our own policies, procedures and defences it is great to know that we not only comply but also exceed the requirements in many areas.
If you would like to see how Cyber Essentials can benefit your business, working to secure your customers data and demonstrate your commitment to Cyber Security, please get in touch and for more information see our Cyber Essentials page.
We would like to reassure you that Ashgates IT is fully functioning in this difficult time. Whilst the health and safety of our staff, clients and the community is our utmost priority, we have taken the necessary steps to ensure that our services remain uninterrupted. Whilst 96% of our Staff are working from home our office reception is staffed on a daily basis from 9am to 5pm for the purpose of diverting calls to the relevant member of staff’s mobile. We are all contactable by email as normal, the most efficient way to reach us, as always is via email@example.com - this ensures we can get the right person to you as soon as possible.
We are delighted to have been named in the Three Best Rated IT Services in Derby for the second year running! This a great achievement that shows we have continued to deliver a great service for our clients!
The Three Best Rated team reviews businesses in local areas under each sector, using their 50-Point Inspection which includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, nearness, trust, cost and general excellence.
Anti-Virus software acts as the security for your Computer that prevents malicious software from being accidentally installed . Malicious software is becoming more and more common as more cyber criminals create harmful software that cause a multitude of problems on computers: