Managed Cyber Security

for Charities

Cyber Solutions for Charities

Several organisations are targeted by hackers daily, don’t let your organisation be the next, preventing this is key!

✔ One organisation in the UK is successfully hacked every 19 seconds.

✔ Up to 88% of UK companies have suffered breaches in the last 12 months.

✔ One in every 3,722 emails in the UK is a phishing attempt.

Tailored Security Solutions

Qlic has a variety of managed cyber security packages that can be tailored to suit your charity’s needs. It is important to review and consider your current data protection capabilities. Having at least the minimum requirements in place is best practice to protect your charity against viruses, malware and data leakage.

Sophos Managed Detection & Response (MDR)

Sophos Managed Detection & Response provides 24/7 threat hunting, detection, and response capabilities delivered by an expert team as a fully-managed service. MDR leverages multiple technologies and services to detect and respond to threats quickly. These include sensors and analytics that can identify anomalous behaviours or malicious activities; malware detection solutions; incident response plans; and response mechanisms for any identified threats.

Find out more about Sophos Managed Detection & Response (MDR)

Anti-Virus & Malware Protection

Sophos Central Endpoint Protection blocks malware and infections by identifying and preventing the handful of techniques and behaviours used in almost every exploit. Endpoint Protection doesn’t rely on signatures to catch malware, which means it catches zero-day threats without adversely affecting the performance of your device. So, you get protection before those exploits even arrive.

Find out more about Sophos Central Endpoint Protection

Email Filtering

With Microsoft 365 Advanced Threat Protection, you can protect your cloud mailboxes against new, sophisticated attacks in real time. By protecting against unsafe attachments and expanding protection against malicious links, it provides advanced security features to provide better zero-day protection.

Find out more about Microsoft 365 Advanced Threat Protection

Ransomware Protection

Ransomware is the number one cyber attack affecting organisations today. It encrypts your files and holds them hostage until the ransom is paid, causing massive disruption to your charity’s productivity. Sophos Intercept X features CryptoGuard, which prevents the malicious spontaneous encryption of data by ransomware—even trusted files that have been hijacked.

Find out more about Sophos Intercept X

Device Encryption

Each year, millions of laptop computers are misplaced, stolen, or lost; many of them containing important and sensitive data. Full disk encryption is the essential first line of defence to protect your data in any of these events. Sophos Central Device Encryption gives you the ability to manage full disk encryption from a single, integrated, web-based management centre.

Find out more about Sophos Central Device Encryption

Enterprise Grade Firewall

Sophos XGS provides the ultimate network security package with everything you need in a single modular appliance. It simplifies your IT security without the complexity of multiple-point solutions. The intuitive interface will help you quickly create policies to control security risks. And clear, detailed reports will give you the insight you need to improve your network performance and protection.

Find out more about Sophos XGS

Multi-Factor Authentication

Protect your network using multi-layered proven protection technologies. Multi-Factor Authentication is an easy-to-use, secure authentication solution to verify your user’s identity when logging into any account.

Find out more about MFA 

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Cyber Essentials

As a Cyber Essentials certified organisation ourselves, Qlic is very familiar with the process of accreditation. We have supported many charities through the process and implemented any necessary changes needed to achieve their own certifications.

With cyber security becoming a vital part of any project we also ensure that all new projects are Cyber Essentials for charities while being certified, giving your charity peace of mind that best practice security measures are in place

Secure Configuration

Boundary Firewalls & Internet Gateways

Access Control & Administrative Privilege Management

Patch Management

Boundary Firewalls & Internet Gateways

Cyber Essentials Insurance

Being compliant with Cyber Essentials has been shown to significantly reduce the likelihood and severity of a data breach. However, the risk still remains, especially if there is human error, a malicious insider or a concerted external attack. The presence of cyber insurance will provide vital incident response services and cover your costs in your hour of need. The insurance provided with certification gives you £25,000 limit of indemnity so you may want to purchase a higher limit of cover in case you suffer a severe breach.


Claims made against you arising out of privacy wrongful acts.

Event Management

Including emergency costs, data breaches and the costs of notifying data subjects.

Business Interruption

Loss of profit and expenses caused by a network compromise.

Loss of Electronic Data

Costs of fixing the issue that allowed the loss or damage to your data.

Regulatory Investigations

Defence costs & regulatory fines (where insurable by law).

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Cybercriminals Capitalising on Remote Working

Recently, the amount of individuals working from home has seen an all-time high, but the number of those who do not have the correct security software implemented is staggering. This has led to a huge increase in cybercriminals attempting to perform attacks by exploiting charity’s remote login credentials and yours could be next!

5 Ways To Secure your Laptop Wherever it is

Whether you’re working from home or on-the-go, it is paramount that you protect your laptop from cyber-crime. While your company has probably provided you with a VPN to securely connect to their network, what about your personal passwords and local files?

Keep Your Charity Safe From Cybercriminals

As most employees are now working remotely, cybercriminals have taken the opportunity to access unsecured data from individuals who need to improve the overall protection on their personal devices. This makes it more important than ever to be extra vigilant and make sure you are secure from cybersecurity threats, especially those directly targeting charities.

Hackers Target Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)

Stay alert whilst using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), remote working is providing a massive opportunity for hackers! As a result of the current pandemic, most organisations are turning to Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to permit staff to work from home. Remote Desktop allows staff to work from home but access all the resources of their business device.

Cyber Security FAQs

More and more charities are replying on IT technology for their needs. As the use of IT grows in the charity sector, so does the threat of malicious cyber activity. Cybersecurity is makes sure your charity’s data is safe from attacks both internally and externally. A cyber attack such as losing access to your IT, data attacks and breaches or even having your hard earned funds stolen have a profound negative impact on daily management of charities, finances and reputation.

There are 5 initial methods to succeed when it comes to your charity’s cyber security. These are:

  1. Create strong passwords
  2. Allows control & access to data and systems
  3. Set your firewall live
  4. Use security software
  5. Allows you to update programs and systems regularly

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