The IT Handbook

When was the last time you reviewed your IT security? Chances are, not recently enough…Security is utterly paramount in today’s world in the battle against malware, whether you’re a global organisation, a small company or even an individual. Whilst different measures are appropriate in different situations, we all need to take action, be aware and know the signs of a potential threat. Over 20 million zero-day viruses were released onto the internet in 2012 alone…so even with the strongest protection – can any of us really be safe?

Before the internet existed, and even in its early stages, IT security and malware were phrases uncommon to the masses. Today, words such as “virus” are most commonly associated with a computer problem and not something you go and see a doctor about. Anti-virus software, trojans and Spyware are all well-known today, not just among IT professionals but throughout…

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