Data needs protection.

We believe that everyone deserves to have their personal data protected, but we also understand that data protection and cyber security aren’t the key drivers of many businesses.  If you work for any business whose main function doesn’t revolve around IT, then you may not want the overhead involved in order to protect your data. You recognise that it’s needed, but you don’t want to add cost to your business by hiring staff to fulfil your obligations.  You potentially see the new regulations and threats as a barrier to your business performance.

Data Protection needn’t be a nightmare.

We provide our clients with turnkey cyber-security solutions based on their business needs, taking away the hassle of monitoring the IT estate for malware, viruses, updates and management of email security.
Similarly, we work with our clients to provide a pragmatic appPragmatic Data Protection. Emphatic Cyber Securityroach to fulfilling obligations around data protection.
Protecting the data of your customers, clients and staff shouldn’t mean that you have to buy the “latest, greatest” technology or restart your business from scratch.  We can help you to tune your business only where necessary – we have often improved efficiency and/or saved cost.

Data protection shouldn’t be an open cheque-book to consultants.

We work with you, at your pace, with your resources and with a selection of tools which means that once we are complete, you shouldn’t need to call on the services of a data protection consultant for your day-to-day business.

Pragmatic Data ProtectionEmphatic Cyber Security.

Pragmatic Data Protection

What is Pragmatic Data Protection?

If your organisation processes personal data on paper or by electronic means, you appreciate that you need to comply with the GDPR (or the Data Protection Act 2018 in the UK).

What you’re not happy about is people coming and telling you that you need to fundamentally comply with every comma and full-stop in the regulation.  You don’t want to spend the entire organisation’s budget on the latest piece of tech kit, but you are unsure what to do.

Protecting your data, protecting your business.

At Athene Secure, we can guide you to a “defensible position” for your organisation.  You can tell the regulator why you adopted some elements and why you didn’t adopt others and show that you have kept the needs of the data subject  – your customers, your employees – at the forefront of your organisation’s efforts.

Data protection with business foremost.

We know business.  Athene Secure was set up by two directors (one with a degree in accountancy and one with an MBA who has significant Board experience within global organisations) so we know the pressures and requirements facing your organisation in its efforts to satisfy its stakeholders.

So we won’t patronise you.data protection

We won’t expect you to convert your business into a pristine example of data protection by recommending the “latest, greatest” of everything.

You may have been stung in the past by ‘consultants’ who tell you what to buy and how to buy it and what to replace.  Complying with the regulation needn’t come with a huge cost and shiny new equipment everywhere.  It doesn’t need ascetic adherence to impossible standards.

Business needs a pragmatic approach to data protection.

It needs input from people who want to make your business compliant whilst acknowledging that you didn’t get into your current occupation with a view to becoming a data protection expert or to have your hands tied by red tape.

Athene Secure. 

Pragmatic Data Protection. 

Emphatic Cyber Security

What is “Emphatic cyber security”?

The Internet is one of Humankind’s greatest achievements.

It fuels life as we know it in the Information Age…  but there is a cost.

Hackers, the “Bad Actors” of the internet, are finding new and damaging ways to attack your computer, both at home and in the workplace.
Technology is only now beginning to keep pace and build the type of defences which keep the hackers awake at night – emphatic cyber security.

Full-time, managed anti-malware for everyone.

Whether you operate as a sole trader or a multi-national, we offer a 24x7x365 cyber security managed anti-malware service which not only protects your computer (Windows, OSX, Linux) from standard viruses but will protect your computer from viruses as yet unknown, using modern anti-malware techniques.
In the time it takes you, or one of your staff members to say Emphatic Cyber Securitythose awful words, “Er.  .  .  I wonder what this attachment is?!” the anti-malware software will have prevented the virus from working.
Simple as that.
Wherever you are.
Whenever you need it.
All for less than £2 per week per computer.

Full-time cyber-security reporting

We offer managed protection for office networks, too.
Ask us for a quote.  It will definitely be cheaper than hiring a full-time cyber security person (and remember – our service will be operating 24x7x365).

Always-on email protection

Need proof that your emails have arrived? We can offer a service which gives you a full track on where your emails have gone.  It includes digital signatures and large file transfers for attachments which may be too large for your email server.  Full visibility on where your email goes, who opens it, when and whether they access the attachments.

It’s incredibly easy to “spoof” most organisations’ email addresses.  Imagine the embarrassment of receiving an email purportedly from yourself! Imagine the same embarrassment if your email address is used to give instruction to your Finance team to release funds to an offshore account that you know nothing about? We can prevent that, too – and it’s extremely inexpensive to do so.

We can protect your email.
If you want to prevent “phishing” emails, let us guide you through the service we offer, which is again, a full 24x7x365 service for email.  The service can handle outbound email branding campaigns (so your Marketing team has control of email footers leaving the business, to promote the great offers and work you have at the moment and to provide a slick, professional image to the business).
The email service can also log all email in, out and across your business, so dispute resolution can be mitigated, as well as any Data Subject Access Requests you may need to prepare within your obligations under GDPR.

Athene Secure. 

Emphatic Cyber Security. 



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