Data is vital to all financial firms. You don't need me to tell you that data needs to be accessible, recoverable and secure. The average financial firm has a large amount of data and it is all high value. So, looking after that data needs to be a primary business objective.
Telephones have become so commonplace in business, many take them for granted. They never really think about how much money they can save on their bills, or how their telephone system can help their business run smoother. That is a mistake.
IT security has never been as big an issue as it is today. In recent years cyber attacks on UK businesses have continued to rise. Last year ransomware attempts grew by 91% according to the Corero Network Security survey.
The European Union has signed into law the GDPR and now it is just one month away from coming into force. Every small business needs to understand GDPR and the effect it is going to have. We have put together a small business guide to GDPR to help your business be better prepared for the incoming regulation.
A quick search for “cybersecurity best practices” will yield millions of results, all with their own ideas of what you can do – but how much of this advice should you be following? For a small business cybersecurity is a critical focus today.
With TV shows like Black Mirror captivating audiences around the world, it’s no wonder this addiction to technology is also reflected in the marketplace. This theatrical fiction became true when it revealed the vulnerabilities in technology. The press named them Meltdown and Spectre.
What are your New Year's resolutions? Are you going to start using that gym membership again? Or perhaps you'd like to learn a new skill?
Mine is to learn how to take better photographs but try as I might I can't convince my boss how this will help our business! So, how about 4 New Year resolutions that will actually help your business?
Every iPhone, iPad and Mac computer is affected by two serious flaws in their computer chips. Apple announced that the Meltdown and Spectre bugs is affecting all iPhones, iPads and Macs.
Last week the top media regulator in the US voted to repeal net neutrality protections. Whilst, this is American lawmakers repealing an American law, there are concerns it could affect UK citizens and businesses.
A firewall is the first line of defence against cyber attack. Firewalls will identify and stop malicious or suspicious traffic from reaching your network. Firewalls differ from anti-virus software, as they protect the whole network, where anti-virus only protects the device it is installed on.
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