Today, Thursday 6th May is World Password Day 2021. Intel started World Password Day in 2013 to draw attention to the importance of passwords because they are the start of our defence against cybercrime.
It's an understatement to say that 2020 was disruptive. Businesses had to react, and react quickly throughout the whole year. They did that by relying heavily on digital tools.
Two in five UK businesses reported a cyber attack or data breach in the past 12 months. That is according to the latest version of the UK Government's Cyber Security Breaches Survey.
Business is becoming more reliant on personal data. With that reliance comes the challenge of securing that data. Customer demand for data privacy coupled with the continued rise in cyber attacks leading to data breaches is creating risks for a business.
At the beginning of March Microsoft reported a mass exploitation of Microsoft Exchange servers. The tech giant detected multiple zero-day exploits being used to attack on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server.
Modern business relies heavily on technology. It has done for a while now and the struggles of 2020 only increased our dependence on technology.
With technology playing such a vital role in your business how are you monitoring its performance? Monitoring your technology has been made even harder by so many of us having to work remotely.
We are excited to announce that we have now joined up with Air IT, a leading UK MSP, in order to enhance our services and support more businesses. As part of the group, both companies will enjoy an enhanced ability to serve clients nationwide.
While you may expect most cyber threats to come from outside of your business issues within your business can cause major breaches as well.
Not all threats are coming from hackers or cybercriminals trying daily to access your sensitive data. A growing number of threats are now coming from within your business.
2020 was the most challenging year for our generation. The issues we faced were unique and tested us personally and professionally. While 2021 has the potential to finally bring some respite it will also mean that the challenges we face as businesses are more recognisable.
We are always striving to find the right work-life balance. For those of us working from home, it is actually harder than it might seem. Working in our living space starts to blur the lines between our personal life and work.
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