A lot of people ask me about security and are often confused when I say you need multiple layers of security. This blog aims to explain the multiple layers and relates them to how you secure your own home or office. Continue reading
The first question most IT people ask when end users call for support is the good old “Have you tried turning it off and on again?”. While this may seem annoying, the reality is that many issues are fixed with a reboot. The longer you keep your computer running without a restart or shutdown, the higher the chances of encountering problems or issues. Continue reading
We are tend to ignore or put off issues that we don’t know about, think are too hard to fix or believe it won’t happen to me. Here are some of the most common cybersecurity issues faced by SMBs that that could leave your business in danger if left unchecked. Continue reading
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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 customers look for convenience. Technology can make businesses more convenient and easier. When looking at technology keep the customer experience in mind in all that you do. When people are not happy with their experience with a company, they leave and their experience might not have anything to do with your products or services. They may have found it hard to navigate your website or have a question and since it was after hours no one was around to answer it. Continue reading
If you ever come across a USB or thumb drive, that you do not recognize, leave it where it is or destroy it. It may be one you found on the ground outside your office, in a public place or even one sent to you out of the blue. Yes you may be curious and want to return it to its owner or see what it contains but the risks are too high. Continue reading
Misconfiguration of cloud solutions is often overlooked when companies plan cybersecurity strategies. Cloud apps are typically quick and easy to sign up for and the users assume that they do not need to worry about security because it is handled by the provider. This is an incorrect assumption because cloud security is a shared model. The provider of the solution handles securing their backend infrastructure and the user is responsible for configuring security settings in their actual account. The problem with misconfiguration is huge and is the number one cause of cloud data breaches. Continue reading
Security should be a priority no matter the size of your business. Microsoft has recognised how hard it is to work out the strength of your security and has come up with a Secure Score measurement in its 365 Defender dashboard. But what is Secure Score, and how does it help your business? This article aims to explains the basics. Continue reading