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protecting your IT systems

with threats increasing exponentially, your cyber security is business critical

As businesses rely on their IT systems for many aspects of day to day operations, the issue of cyber security becomes increasingly important, if not critical. With instances of viruses, malware, hacking and ransomware on the rise it’s vital that your business is protected from the risks of these cyber attacks, as the impact can be catastrophic. Together with threat prevention hardware, software firewalls, Antivirus Software, access control and physical security we can help design and implement solutions to protect your business.

Risk assessment

We start with an in depth risk assessment to check every access point including remote locations and even your own suppliers if required. Following the assessment we provide an executive summary with recommendations based on how to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover.

Cyber Essentials

With our UK Government’s Cyber Essentials accreditation it demonstrates that we have the correct measures in place to ensure the security of data. To gain the accreditation, we were assessed on several key controls including boundary firewalls, secure configuration, user access control, malware protection and patch management. We can also support your Cyber Essentials / Cyber Essentials Plus certification, vulnerability and penetration testing.

Email security

Viruses work in many ways and it can be difficult for a business to protect itself, especially those with a large number of employees all with email accounts which is the commonest access point. The phishing techniques used by cyber criminals are constantly evolving and becoming more sophisticated meaning a virus can infect your infrastructure through any one of your unsuspecting users. They can then capture any amount of data about your business and clients, potentially posing a serious risk to your organisation.

Managed end point security

The more endpoint devices are connected to a network, the more routes cyber criminals have to infiltrate that network. Endpoint security management is a software based approach that enables us to identify and manage end users’ device access. This includes Managed antivirus software, web filtering, patch management, network access control and permissions, Virtual private network software and Data and email encryption

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case study

 

 


Fitness First was one of the founders of the gym industry in the UK in the 1990s becoming a market leading brand. Fitness First now has 42 clubs across the country and a turnover in excess of £50M.

The challenge

Missing Link has long track record in providing a fully managed service across all aspects of the IT requirements for all the clubs and for head office. Our services include delivery of all the technologies needed for their centralised membership system which allows any member to visit any nationwide site and have the same user experience. Our solutions have also included wide area connectivity, enterprise grade WiFi and telephony all in many sub-terrain sites in and around London.

The solution

The solution provided by Missing Link includes Enterprise level next generation Firewalls, high speed inter-site connectivity utilising SDWAN and VPN topology, high speed public WiFi, hosted VMware, a Microsoft 365 stack including SQL server and telephony along with many other integrations and services.

The results

The end-to-end and fully comprehensive support services provided by Missing Link enable a high level of integration across all Fitness First sites. The company benefits from a single service provider for all their IT which, combined with our extensive experience of the business and in depth knowledge of the sector, delivers unrivalled levels of support.

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