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!

Matt Bye - Managing Director, Broadland Windows Ltd

We have had the pleasure of working with Onyx IT for several years. Their level of support, advice and response is always exceptional. Their knowledge spans everything we need within our business on a day to day basis, from networking and infrastructure, desktop and laptop supply, repair, software installations and even sometimes just advice on the most effective or cost effective route to get the job done. I would have no hesitation in recommending the team at Onyx IT.

Andy Hawes - Head of Business Intelligence, ISN Europe

As the Insight group continue to evolve and grow we rely heavily on Onyx IT to support our complex multi-site, multi-company IT infrastructure, from basic user help and assistance to complex and mission critical server administration and everything in between. The Onyx IT team are approachable, professional and extensively knowledgeable, a one stop solution for all of our IT needs. Data security and disaster recovery is a key focus of their support for us in the heavily regulated financial industry. We all sleep a little easier knowing Onyx's 24-hour monitoring is in place. I have no hesitation in recommending their services.

Colin Kelly - ICT Manager, Insight Financial Associates

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.

Michele Stewart - Head of Contracts and Compliance, NWES

We would like to send a big thank you to all at Onyx for such a smooth and professional operation. We did not incur any major problems and everyone is very pleased with the outcome. The new server is excellent and the sorting of email has been brilliant. Any problems we have had Onyx have been available on the telephone and queries have been answered immediately. The upgrade has made a difference to our everyday workload.

Andrew Mountain - Director, CTM Harpley Engineering Ltd