SonicWall Cyber Threat Report 2021

The 2021 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report offers a glimpse into how cyber-criminals think and operate, helping organisations better prepare to meet the threats of tomorrow. This Executive Summary offers a high-level overview of the full report. For the full report visit For advice on a security strategy for your organisation, visit or contact

Why is Two-Factor Authentication so important? And what exactly is it?

A Dublin University was fined €70,000 last week after being found to be in breach of GDPR. Usernames and passwords to accounts were published online, and two accounts were subsequently accessed. CEO of Nostra, Kevin O’Loughlin discusses how this risk can be mitigated with MFA/2FA. And best of all? It’s free.

Supporting Credit Unions since 2010

Nostra has been supporting Credit Unions with Managed IT Services for over 10 years and have grown a prominent portfolio of Credit Union clients. Nostra makes compliance easy and we give Credit Unions confidence in their IT, ensuring their IT Systems are robust, reliable and secure

Why Businesses Choose Nostra?

IT Outsourcing

With over 16 years of experience in Managed IT Services and working with the world’s most advanced, innovative, and reliable technologies, we make our client’s business stronger, more efficient, and more flexible. Put simply, we step in when the noise around IT gets too much. We convert tech talk into plain English and allow business […]

Nostra’s 2021 Cyber Security Predictions

While 2020 was filled with great uncertainty, there are always guarantees in the technology space, specifically within cyber security. Cyber Security criminals continued to attack without any regard for the challenges faced by their targets throughout 2020. As a result, Cyber Security quickly became a top priority for many organisations and continues to be top of mind as we head into […]

10 Ways to Protect Your Business From Cyber Attacks

Cyber Attack

Every SMB organisation has information that it wants to protect from Cyber attacks, whether it’s financial records or customer data, but it isn’t always clear which is the best way to do this. At Nostra, we take security very seriously, working closely with our customers to deliver and support secure solutions to businesses large and […]

Why secure remote access is a strategic business imperative

secure remote access

Secure remote access ensures your business keeps productive in a disruptive, dynamic world Abstract Globally, the mobile workforce is here to stay – and on the rise. The benefits in agility, continuity, and productivity make secure mobile access strategically imperative for today’s business. However, to effectively support this workforce, IT is faced with several challenges, […]

Secure your business using Microsoft 365 Business Premium

Microsoft 365 Business Premium

Every year, Microsoft spends billions of dollars on cybersecurity R&D. On top of this, Microsoft employs thousands of cybersecurity experts to constantly improve the speed, responsiveness, and strength of their security services. Then there are thousands of other people monitoring and neutralising the threats and attacks spreading around the globe. The result is a global […]

5 Cybersecurity considerations for getting back to work securely


At Nostra, we believe the best defence is to consider a layered approach to Information Security and Cybersecurity at your organisation. As governments begin lifting emergency orders, company leaders are considering policies, technology and processes that will protect their workforces. Many of these factors rightly centre around health and safety. But we must also acknowledge […]

What Is DNS and How Can Nostra Help?

What Is DNS

What is DNS protection? Before we talk about DNS security, you need to understand what DNS is and then we will look at how Nostra can help. The domain name system (DNS) works like a phone book for the internet. When a user enters text into a browser, DNS servers take that input and translates […]