Dan joined Daren at Fitzrovia IT as an Engineer in 2005, which is 15 years on Saturday 4th April. In that time, Dan has proven himself to be a highly driven and determined leader, who has been instrumental in growing the business from the handful of engineers and support staff in 2005 to the impressive size it is today.
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With so many people unexpectedly working from home in the last couple of weeks, if you're going to spend a lot more time than normal working from home, it’s worth considering how you can create a healthy working space for yourself.
In a new take on a common phishing scam, criminals are posing as the World Health Organisation (WHO) aiming to trick users into disclosing personal details (especially usernames and passwords) or installing malicious software on victims computers.
With concern mounting for businesses of all sizes, Fitzrovia IT is committed to prevention as opposed to intervention, so we advise businesses to conduct regular pen tests.
Over the past few years, malicious software that uses encryption to hold data for ransom has been on the rise. The sole purpose of ransomware is to extort money from its victims. It finds its way onto a PC by infiltrating a security flaw in weak software, or by tricking a user into installing it.
The Windows 7 'end of life' will pose an end to bug fixes, security patches, and new functions. With the recent ransomware attack on Travelex, businesses need to ensure that they do not leave themselves open to similar problems. Unfortunately, those that fail to make the switch from Windows 7 will be at an increased risk.
One of our longest-serving members of staff, Mark works as an IT engineer on the service desk, helping customers to implement and utilise the latest technologies.
From apprentice to project manager: Ryan Varney earns PRINCE2 and discusses training opportunities at Fitzrovia IT
Celebrating his seventh year at Fitzrovia IT, Ryan Varney has gone from one of our very first apprentices in our award-winning apprenticeship programme to recently entering into a management position in our projects department.
Fileless malware has become an increasingly sophisticated threat in recent years, with a reported 265% increase in attacks from 2018. Fitzrovia IT Head of Technical, Dan Kent, tackles this topic in a case study for security partner Custodian360.
Fitzrovia IT is proud to be recognised in this year's Women in IT Excellence Awards, with three of our engineers announced as finalists for multiple award categories.
Fitzrovia IT is proud to be shortlisted for two awards in this year's Managed Services Awards.