Managed Encryption Tag

Introducing Managed Encryption FDE Essentials for Windows

MFG Managed Encryption is pleased to now be able to offer a new Full Disk Encryption (FDE) License Type for Windows called ‘Essentials’ - for customers requiring a more basic, cost-friendly, yet highly secure Full Disk Encryption solution. The ‘full’ Windows FDE client license has been renamed to ‘FDE Enterprise’, so now your customers will be able to choose from Enterprise or Essentials, depending on their requirements. Enterprise vs. Essentials The primary objective of FDE Essentials is to provide customers with a new lower-cost Full Disk Encryption option with lighter functionality and a simplified set of options, all-the-while maintaining all the security benefits of the Enterprise solution. The Essentials license uses only BitLocker encryption and users can authenticate using a password (there is no Token or Smart Card support). Essentials acts as a BitLocker management program and helps protect data and monitor and administer the built-in encryption in Microsoft Windows. You will be able to identify...

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See us at Thames Valley Business Expo Reading

Do you know just how important encryption is under the new Data Protection Act (2018) and the GDPR? If not, come and say hello to the MFG team (who have a wealth of experience in providing robust technology and IT Support to Businesses in Reading at The Thames Valley Business Expo - Reading on Thursday 4th October 2018 (9.30am - 3 pm). You'll find us on STAND 51 – grab yourself a treat and chat about how simple data security can be.   The Thames Valley Expo is the region's largest business show held at The Green Park Conference Centre, Reading. It's free to attend and provides business decision makers with an opportunity to grow and develop their business by meeting likeminded business leaders and solution providers from a range of industry sectors. With over 100 exhibitors present, it's likely that you'll find everything you need under one roof. Head over and say hello to...

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Cyber Liability Insurance Cover For Unencrypted Businesses

Cyber attacks have become a key risk for businesses. The impact of these attacks on businesses can be severe, even catastrophic in some cases. Vulnerabilities in a company’s infrastructure can compromise both their current financial situation and their reputation. A number of recent incidents have emphasised how vulnerable businesses can be at the hands of hackers, such as the recent Ransomware attacks on a number of big businesses around the world, and in the UK; where we saw its crippling effects on the National Health Service.

The art of encryption key management

If you are a business that is serious about data security then the use of encryption keys in an organised encryption system is a must. Doing this will ensure the security of your devices in the event of loss or theft and any sensitive information stored on them. The individual encryption keys will all have their own distinct algorithms that make them unique and impossible to predict. All of this makes the use of encryption keys vital for all businesses, large or small.

A proactive GDPR solution from one IT Director to another

By Mark Flinders, Managing Director – MFG Managed Encryption

Building a successful outsourced IT support business does not come without hard work, dedication and passion to deliver a reliable and cost effective solution for your clients. Since 2008, our parent company, MFG-UK has been supporting a wide range of clientele throughout the UK, whatever their requirements – however big or small.