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’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

Since 2011 Onyx has been providing first class IT support to my predecessors and they have continued to deliver professional and efficient IT support, with any problems we report being handled quickly. In addition, they have ensured that the recent project to upgrade our devices in preparation for our Sage 200 upgrade has been carried out in a smooth and effective way. Onyx have also assisted with the installation and maintenance of the Broom Marina public wireless and Vodafone phone system with both projects being successfully completed in the usual professional manner. We have no hesitation in recommending their services.

Broom Boats

Gasway have enjoyed a partnership with Onyx for nearly 20 years and they have never let us down. From supply of equipment, installation of desktops and servers, Office 365 and working closely with our other 3rd party vendors they are always available with sound and understandable advice. Most importantly whether it’s a new project or IT support their response seems almost instant allowing us to retain the ‘nimbleness’ in our own operations. Onyx are a great choice for a trusted IT partner and advisor.

Gasway Services Ltd

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

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