It is often lax cybersecurity practices that enable cybercriminals to breach companies. This is especially true when it comes to SMBs (small and mid-sized businesses) as they often don’t prioritise cybersecurity measures. They may be just fully focused on growing the company and they think they have a lower data breach risk. Cybersecurity is not only a concern for large corporations and is a critical issue for small businesses as well. Small businesses are often seen as attractive targets for cybercriminals as they don’t spend the time to implement proper cyber security defensive methods. Continue reading
Every day there there is news about some new malware, data leak or company hack. Your business is vigilant, but it feels like you always have to be doing more about cybersecurity to remain protected. Meanwhile, you want to balance security measures with convenience, usability and cost. That balancing act puts you somewhere on the sliding scale of security. Continue reading
Moving offices and locations can be a very stressful and chaotic time, especially when it comes to moving your technology. Whether you are relocating your entire business to a new location or moving between offices in the same building, it is essential to take extra care when it comes to your technology. To help you plan the moving process, we have put together a handy checklist for you to use to help ensure your technology remains safe and sound. Continue reading
In today’s world being connected to the Internet on a reliable basis is a must for all businesses. Cloud computing has given us greater mobility than ever before and we can sign into video conferences on our phones, collaborate on presentations from a laptop or edit a file on a tablet on the sidelines of your child’s soccer match. Yet all these things rely on a reliable internet connection. But what happens if that Internet connection fails? Continue reading
When most businesses get breached, the business owners don’t know until well after the event. This blog article aims to show some of the signs of a data breach so that you can help you mitigate the damage. Continue reading
As a small business owner do you feel more secure from cyberattacks because of your size?
Maybe you think that you could not possibly have anything that a hacker would be interested in?
Did not think that the bad guy even knew about your small business? Continue reading
Software vulnerabilities are an unfortunate part of working with computers. A developer works hard to put out a software release with millions of lines of code. Hackers then look for loopholes that allow them to breach that code. Continue reading
Business downtime can be costly and there is plenty of research that show just how much it can set a business back. Some small businesses can not even bounce back due to the costs involved with an extended downtime. My latest blog article outlines the many expenses a business can encounter as a result of downtime. Continue reading
Cybercriminals take advantage of various vulnerabilities in your companies IT systems and fixing them before the worst happens is crucial to protecting your business and your reputation. Continue reading
You want to keep your IT in top shape. Your business technology supports both your productivity and profitability. You do not want to be dealing with downtime. It is also good to avoid running afoul of any industry regulations or standards. But how does a business gauge their IT fitness? That’s where IT audits, security assessments and penetration testing come in. Continue reading