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In house security operations team

7 June 2022

How much does an in-house security operations team cost?

You’re likely here because you’ve heard about Security Operations Centres (SOCs). You might know of some businesses that have opted to build their own in-house. And you’ll likely know of some businesses that have outsourced that service to a cyber security provider. But the cyber security market is noisy. There are currently 1,4831 UK cyber ... How much does an in-house security operations team cost?

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Cyber Security Checklist

18 May 2022

Why cyber security has to be more than a tick box exercise

How to make your Cyber Security strategy more than a tick box exercise Before we delve into modern day cyber security strategies, let’s take a look back at the ever-changing threat landscape. Because traditional “tick box” security methods used to do the job just fine. But, as the threat landscape becomes more and more sophisticated ... Why cyber security has to be more than a tick box exercise

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4 May 2022

What is cyber security threat hunting? 

Understand how threat hunting is different from cyber security detection and response, and whether your business needs to start thinking about it now.  There’s no shortage of blogs and articles about cyber security (yes, we see the irony here). In fact, there’s a heck of a lot of noise about cyber security. And it’s not ... What is cyber security threat hunting? 

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20 April 2022

11 reasons why businesses choose colocation 

Colocation has been around for a while. In fact, it first became available in 1998, the same year iomart was founded (coincidence? Well, yes, to be honest).   So while it might not be the latest “sexy” solution on the block, it still has a crucial role to play in many global IT strategies. But why ... 11 reasons why businesses choose colocation 

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11 April 2022

Cyber Security webinar follow-up

We hosted a webinar on the 7th of April 2022. If you missed it, you can watch it at the bottom of this page. Why did we host an iomart Security webinar? We know that securing your business is a top priority for a lot of you, and we also know that it can be ... Cyber Security webinar follow-up

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22 February 2022

Disaster Recovery webinar follow up

We hosted a webinar on the 16th of February 2022. If you missed it, you can watch it at the bottom of this page. Why did we host a Full Recovery webinar? We’ve got lots of content on our website about how this solution works. There are some pretty nifty case studies and testimonials too. ... Disaster Recovery webinar follow up

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15 February 2022

A match made in heaven – why partnering makes more sense than ever in 2022

Lennon and McCartney, Laurel and Hardy, Batman and Robin, Shearer and Ferdinand. History is littered with great partnerships. Pairings that worked well for both parties and brought about some wonderful results. But that relationship has to be mutual – would Stan have been as funny without Oliver? Would The Beatles have worked without John? Perfect ... A match made in heaven – why partnering makes more sense than ever in 2022

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29 December 2021

It really has been quite a year

Well that’s it for another year. Trees and tinsel are being packed away until next December. And Christmas playlists have been ceremoniously banished for at least another 10 and a half months! As we all recover from consuming vast quantities of Christmas pud, and prepare to kick start 2022, we wanted to take a moment ... It really has been quite a year

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8 December 2021

What data and Christmas presents have in common

Think of your valuable business data like the Christmas presents you painstakingly picked out for your friends and family. You spent your hard-earned money, scrolled with bleary eyes through online store after online store. You maybe even battled through your local shopping centre, laden with bags, sweat dripping from furrowed brow as you search for ... What data and Christmas presents have in common

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23 November 2021

What is an IT Disaster Recovery Plan?

Imagine walking a tightrope 100 feet in the air – terrifying, right? Now imagine doing it without a safety net or lifeline (err, no thanks). What about cycling down a mountain without a crash helmet? Not very smart either.

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