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Proactively protect and safeguard your business from the latest cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

It is essential for any modern day business to have a good security system that’s well maintained to protect and keep it one step ahead of cyber criminals.

Cyber-crime is a bigger threat than ever before, statistics now show that 1 in 3 UK small businesses have already fallen victim to at least one form of cyber-attack.

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Securing your business with Cyber Essentials services.

Our team of experts specialise in guiding organisations through the Cyber Essentials certification process, ensuring you meet the essential security requirements and best practices.

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What We Offer

Ensuring you and your business stay ahead of potential cyber security threats.

Our cyber security experts can assist you in identifying and managing your cyber security risks, understanding your weak points, and taking preventative steps to protect your systems.

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Safeguard your business against potential cyber threats.

Whatever your business size, we’re here to help you navigate the complex world of cyber security.


48% of small businesses reported a cyber incident last year.

£10,000 was the average annual cost to small business of cyber attacks.

67% of policy claims handled by Hiscox were caused by employees mistakes.

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“Brilliant experience dealing with the team at Hixon Group. They pride themselves in a proactive service, solving issues for clients before they become problems. I am not an IT expert, but when I get an issue I know they will sort it for me, which saves me an enormous amount of time.”

Andy Chell | Director | Navitas Edge

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to your questions about protecting your systems and data.

What are the common types of cyber threats / attacks?

Here are some examples of the most common types of cyber-attacks:

Malware – Malicious software designed to disrupt, damage, or gain unauthorised access to systems. This includes viruses, worms, Trojans, ransomware, and spyware.

Phishing – Deceptive emails, messages, or websites designed to trick users into revealing sensitive information, such as login credentials or financial details.

Social Engineering – Manipulating individuals through psychological tactics to gain unauthorised access or obtain sensitive information.

Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) Attacks – Interception and alteration of communication between two parties without their knowledge, allowing attackers to eavesdrop or manipulate data.

Password Attacks – Attempts to guess, crack, or steal passwords to gain unauthorised access to systems or accounts.

Useful Links:

Article – Common Types of Scams & Fraud – Employee Awareness Guide

Can you help me set up a firewall to protect my network?

Certainly! As your trusted IT support provider, we have expertise in setting up firewalls to enhance your network security. We can assess your specific requirements, recommend suitable firewall solutions, and assist with their installation and configuration.

Our team will work closely with you to understand your network infrastructure and design a firewall strategy that aligns with your business needs. We’ll ensure that your firewall is properly configured to filter network traffic, block unauthorised access, and detect potential threats.

Additionally, we can provide ongoing support and monitoring to ensure your firewall remains up-to-date and effective against emerging security risks. Protecting your network is our priority, and we’re here to provide the expertise and assistance you need to establish a robust firewall solution.

Can you provide training or workshops to educate our employees about IT security best practices?

As part of our comprehensive IT support services, we offer training and workshops designed to educate and empower your employees with IT security best practices.

Our expert trainers will conduct engaging sessions tailored to your organisation’s specific needs and industry requirements.

We also offer free cyber awareness training on our Help Centre

Are SME's being targeted by cyber security attacks?

Absolutely, SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) are increasingly becoming targets of cyber security attacks. Cybercriminals recognise that SMEs often have valuable data, limited security resources, and may have vulnerabilities that can be exploited. Remember, investing in cybersecurity is an essential aspect of running a resilient and secure business in today’s digital landscape.

What is ransomware and how can I protect my IT system?

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that encrypts your files and holds them hostage, demanding a ransom payment in exchange for their release. As your trusted IT support company, we understand the importance of safeguarding your systems from this threat.

By partnering with us, you can have confidence that we will employ industry best practices and cutting-edge technologies to protect your systems from ransomware. Our proactive approach and expert guidance will ensure your organisation remains resilient against this evolving threat landscape.

Can you assist with setting up regular data backups and disaster recovery plans?

We understand the critical importance of data backups and disaster recovery plans for the continuity of your business. Our team of experts can assist you in setting up regular data backups and implementing a comprehensive disaster recovery strategy.

First, we’ll evaluate your existing infrastructure and data storage requirements to determine the most suitable backup solution for your business. This may involve setting up onsite or cloud-based backups, or a combination of both, depending on your specific needs and budget.

Next, we’ll work with you to define a backup schedule that aligns with your data protection goals. This could involve daily, weekly, or incremental backups, depending on the frequency and importance of your data changes.

Throughout the process, we’ll provide ongoing support, monitoring, and maintenance of your backup and disaster recovery systems. Regular tests and updates will be conducted to ensure the effectiveness and reliability of your backups and recovery procedures. y partnering with us, you can have peace of mind knowing that your data is protected and your business is prepared for any potential disruptions.