- 10th August 2023
- Posted by: Mark Dodds
- Category: cybersecurity
School is out and we’re well and truly in summer holiday season which may well mean a sunny vacation in the UK or abroad! While we make sure to pack our sunscreen to shield ourselves from UV rays, there’s another type of protection that deserves equal attention – our digital security.
In the era of connection, our laptops and mobile devices are our constant companions, even during vacations. However, cyber threats are as real as sunburns, and we mustn’t overlook the importance of safeguarding our devices while traveling. This is particularly important if you’re a busy professional getting some work done whilst you soak up the sun and have sensitive information on your device.
We can’t remind you to reapply the sunscreen, but we can help you to keep your devices secure so you can enjoy your holiday with one less thing to worry about.
IP auto protection
Picture this: you’re lounging by the poolside of a beautiful resort, sipping on a refreshing drink (yes, we’re a tad jealous!), and you decide to check your emails on your laptop. As you attempt to log in, you’re unexpectedly blocked due to IP auto protection.
An IP auto-protection feature is designed to detect any unusual logins or login attempts from different countries or IP addresses. In the above scenario, your laptop’s IP address was flagged as coming from an unfamiliar location, automatically triggering a security shutdown to protect your account from potential unauthorised access.
When you have confirmed with us that it is you, you’ll be able to access everything as normal. This feature is essential for prevent hacking attempts and is vital if you plan to work whilst you’re abroad.
Immediate response to unusual activity
While getting momentarily locked out of your account might seem inconvenient, it’s an important tool in protecting your digital assets. Cyber threats are constantly evolving, and hackers are always looking for ways to exploit vulnerabilities. By instantly responding to unusual activities and taking preventative action, we minimise the window of opportunity for cybercriminals, thwarting potential attacks in real-time.
The benefits of live and automated systems
You might be wondering why you need an automated protection system when you can manually handle security measures. The answer is simple: human error. We all make mistakes, and even the most cautious among us can forget to activate security protocols while traveling. The systems and software we put in place eliminates this human element, leaving no room for oversight.
Moreover, manual or traditional security procedures might take precious time, and every minute counts when it comes to cyber threats. Automated systems act instantly, mitigating risks before they can escalate. It’s like having a responsive shield that protects you from digital harm, even when you’re miles away from your usual workspace.
At Compex IT, we get you up and running with live and automated systems that look after your security 24/7, no matter where you are. Some of the key benefits of our live and automated protection include:
Real-time threat detection
Our security solutions constantly scan your device for unusual patterns and activities. This proactive approach allows it to detect and neutralise threats as they arise, ensuring your devices and data remain secure at all times.
Whether you’re an individual user or a large enterprise, we can scale our services to meet your specific needs. This flexibility makes it an ideal security solution for anyone, from solo travellers to multinational corporations. As remote working has risen in popularity, it’s not uncommon to have employees working whilst travelling, our solutions are great for this too, not just whilst you’re on holiday!
Peace of mind
Just like applying sunscreen lets you enjoy your time under the sun without worrying about sunburns, having Compex IT guarding your digital presence lets you enjoy your vacation without anxiety about cyber threats. This means you can enjoy your downtime, even if you may still have to hop onto your laptop and spend half an hour responding to urgent emails!
Want to know more about how we can help you to protect your data and stay safe online no matter where you are? Contact us today.