The risk of cyberattack is still growing globally, and no business is too small to hack or breach. It’s important to plan for business continuity and disaster recovery, and to do so in advance so you’re prepared for the worst. But first, you’ll need to understand the difference between the two.
Every day hackers are trying to figure out new ways to break into Microsoft Windows and once they do find a weakness, they try and find a way to spread it. Updates for your computer are critical in reducing security vulnerabilities in Windows.
A single click can be the difference between maintaining data security and suffering massive financial losses. From the moment just one employee takes the bait in a phishing email, your business is vulnerable to data breaches and extensive downtime.
“Downtime costs money.” Managed Services can reduce downtime and we are here to tell you how! That’s no secret, but it doesn’t quite capture the whole experience…you arrive to work in the morning, grab your coffee knowing you’ve got a hectic day ahead, and are ready to dive in. For some reason your computer can’t access the server and neither can anyone else’s. You restart the server while fielding calls left, right and centre, but are unable to answer any client queries. Your hands are completely tied…and now the server is beeping furiously…what’s going on??! You’re not just in crisis
Have you ever had one of those times where you have accidently sent an email to the wrong contact or forgot to add an attachment and wish you could undo the email? Well, you are in luck because if you use Outlook then you have access to do this. Recalling an Email Within Outlook, click on your Sent Items folder and look for the email that you need to recall. It will be at the top if the list of you have your items sorted by most recently sent. Double click on the email to open it in a new
Regardless of how good your organization’s password policies are, relying on passwords as your sole security measure just isn’t enough to resist some of today’s more advanced threats. This is why we—along with most other industry and security experts—recommend that two-factor authentication (2FA) be rolled out organisation wide. Let’s look at some of the options available for 2FA, and the added security it can introduce. First of all, we should clarify something: any form of two-factor authentication is better than using just a password. There are three main ways for a password to be compromised, after all. It could be
The shocking fact about business systems and technology is that they can go out of date very quickly. How do you keep up with new technologies and make sure you have a competitive advantage? That’s easy – Conduct an IT audit! In this article, we will outline the simple steps your IT provider should be doing on an annual basis to keep you informed, and your business up to date with the latest IT technologies. An annual IT audit should be set in the diary when this takes place very much depends on your business operation. A good rule of
The most significant cyber risk to your business is the lack of awareness the workforce has about cyber attacks. With an ever-increasing, more complicated threat landscape, ongoing user awareness is a crucial component of a secure business. In this article, we are going to outline three of the most effective things you can do to help increase the awareness of cyber attacks in your business. Simulated Cyber Attacks Simulated phishing attacks can help educate your staff on how to spot a fake email. There are a number of software solutions on the market now that will simulate a phishing attack
Not so many years ago, business IT firms all over the globe were making huge sums of money selling servers and physical technology solutions to small local businesses. In many instances, it helped the small local business scale at speed using the latest technology. These servers and IT infrastructure all required management and support. However, since the dawn of cloud computing, the business IT support model has been changing. The business no longer prioritises physical technology solutions but instead is now looking at business goals achieved with the assistance of technology. In this article, I will outline three examples of
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