What is IT Security?

IT security is the protection of computer systems from theft or damage to their hardware, software or electronic data, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they provide.

As you are no doubt aware the need to have tight security these days is paramount as cyber threats are constantly evolving. To counter these threats there are many layers to put in place as there is not one device or program that will stop all attacks. This layered security includes:
  • User training and awareness
  • Secure Backups
  • Anti Virus
  • Anti Spam with Email encryption and continuity
  • O/S & Application Patch Management
  • Web filtering and Unified Threat Management
  • Mobile Device Management (inc 365 Enterprise Management and Security)
  • SSL certificates
  • Data Encryption such as Windows 10 BitLocker
At Onyx we constantly evaluate our security products and keep abreast of new technologies. Let us perform a Security Audit on your network- Get in touch with us.

We have used Onyx for all our IT service needs for the past 10 years now. We always find them to be extremely efficient, effective and professional in everything they have done and continue to do for Pentaco Construction and would recommend them without hesitation.

Pentaco Construction

I have personally worked with Onyx now for nearly 20 years from the inception of our first company and have helped us evolve over this time steering us in the right direction with all our IT requirements, taking the time to understand our business and what is important to us. Onyx have implemented solutions such as system monitoring which has meant that the majority of day to day problems are fixed before we even become aware of them. Both friendly and professional their knowledge base is excellent and I am looking forward to working with them for the next 20 years!

Spectra Packaging Ltd

Onyx have been our IT providers for the last 20 years and the service they provide to us is outstanding. They consistently work with us to improve our systems to ensure the IT technology we work with meets the needs of the business and our staff. Working with Onyx is a true partnership and not a typical supplier/customer relationship.

NWES Group

We have used Onyx IT for nearly 10 years and their service has been simply great! They manage all our issues and using proactive monitoring they inform us of potential issues and put solutions in place often before a problem occurs. If a problem does arise they get back to us quickly and always provide a clear definition of the issue and quick resolution. One key element to Onyx’s service is their willingness in liaising directly with the 3rd party software providers of our Finance and CRM software packages and this gives me huge confidence in our whole IT infrastructure. Onyx-IT are not just a supplier to Raepak, they are an extension of our company and I would absolutely recommend them.

Raepak Ltd

We’ve been using Onyx for our IT needs for over 20 years and in this day and age any server or pc downtime can be costly for any business. The network set up, server back up and monitoring fits our business needs and allows us to concentrate on operating our business without technical difficulties. Onyx have kept us up to speed with the latest operating systems, cyber protection and legislation of GDPR along with plenty of sound advice along the way. Any issues are logged online or by phone, dealt with speedily and often explained in layman’s terms which is always helpful!

Broadland Windows Ltd