4 Signs You Are Not Budgeting Enough for IT

Tech Budget

Every business wants to be cost-conscious as saving money in one area can make funds available to expand, develop new products or pay people more. That all makes good business sense. Continue reading

Everyone Plays a Role To Prevent Cybersecurity Issues

Cyber Security

Hollywood films would have us believe that cyberattacks are elaborately planned and use expensive, sophisticated tools developed by hackers and geeks is sophisticated labs. But in real life, most hacks are nothing like that as the first steps cybercriminals take are to simply fool a human to gain access. Continue reading

Beware Of These Social Media Scams

Social Media Scams

You may think it is a bit of fun to type in your answers to the quiz, which asks silly questions such as your nickname and first model of car? You may think it is some plain old fun, but many of these social media questionnaires are set up by hackers to steal your identity. Continue reading

Does Your Business Have An IT Strategy?

Your digital guide

As a business owner you know the importance of planning and strategy. Without it, you have no aims, no goals, and in reality no direction.

While you probably spend a lot of time working on your strategy every month, quarter, or year, how much of that time is actually spent on your business’s IT strategy? Continue reading

What to Do If Your Data Is Included in a Leak

Data Leaks

Data breaches and leaks are now, unfortunately, becoming a regular occurrence and can happen to any business or individual. One of the biggest leaks only happened recently when 533 million Facebook records were released. Continue reading

Staff Security Training

It is a sad but true fact that your employees are your number one cyber-security threat.

They are often the main gateway through which hackers gain their way into your business. All it takes, is one staff member clicking on one wrong link in an email, for cyber-criminals to get in. Continue reading

5 Tips for Spotting A Phishing Email

Phishing attacks

Every day countless phishing emails are sent to unsuspecting victims. While some of these messages are obviously fraudulent, others can be a bit more convincing.

So, how do you tell the difference between a phishing email and a legitimate one? Unfortunately, there is not one single technique that works in every situation, but here are 5 things to be on the lookout for: Continue reading

Is Your Business Using Microsoft Teams?

So is your business using Microsoft Teams? If that is a yes – are you really using all its features properly? When done right it can totally revolutionize the way your business
works.

Teams is much more than the app you can turn to instead of using Zoom for video calls. Teams has made communication and collaboration even more effective than the traditional ways of working face-to-face.

Long gone are the days when different versions of the same documents were flying around on email. Set up Teams correctly and your colleagues can work together in real-time – with only one master copy of a document that is shared and accessed in real time between users. You can even revert back to previous versions of a document if somebody makes an error or heads in the wrong direction.

Setting up dedicated channels within Teams lets defined groups of people focus on specific projects and topics. This makes sure that people only get notified about the work they are involved in. This helps stop Teams being overwhelming or confusing.

If you start to embrace Microsoft Teams it will positively change the way your business works. 

Contact us know to learn how we can help you make the most of MS Teams.

 

What Is The Cloud?

Migrating to the Cloud

Unless you have been living in a cave, you would have come across people talking about cloud this and cloud that. This blog article intends to help explain what “the cloud” is and why you should care about it. Continue reading