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Newsletter Spring 2019

Cyber Essentials 2020

cyber essentials certification

We are pround to announce our re-accreditation to CyberEssentials until April 2020. This shows our commitment to the scheme launched by the UK Government in June 2014. The Cyber Essentials scheme is a cyber security standard that organisations can be assessed and certified against Cyber Security. Neil Remmer Director said “We are delighted that Practical […](more)

Don’t Get Caught in the Phishing Net

KnowBe4 phishing

Don’t Get Caught in the Phishing Net Did you know that 91% of successful data breaches started with a spear phishing attack? Find out what percentage of your employees are Phish-prone™ (susceptibility to phishing attacks) with your free KnowBe4 phishing security test. Plus, see how you stack up against your peers with the new phishing […](more)

Avoiding hacks in 2019

KnowBe4 phishing

Here at Practical Networks, one of our primary aims is to provide you and your business ongoing awareness and recommendation of the necessary cyber defences needed to attempt to stay ahead of cyber criminals. In this blog we’ll discuss how to stay protected, some of the main threats out there and how you should protect […](more)

Layered Defense Strategy

The layered approach is used to analyse weak spots in your IT system.  The concept of layered security is key to a strong and successful defence strategy. The approach uses multiple lines of defence to repel potential attacks and is based on the principle that no single form of protection is enough to stop a […](more)

Newsletter December 2018


2018 has been an excellent year for Practical Networks and we would like to wish all our current and future customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year(more)

Windows 7 Goes End of Life

Windows 7 End of Life

“All good things must come to an end” will ring loud and clear come January 2020. Like with all of Microsoft’s operating systems, Mainstream and Extended Support is provided by Microsoft for a period of time. Microsoft calls its products “End of Life” when the Extended Support period comes to an end.(more)