What your business needs to know about data security

Practically all businesses these days rely on the digital sphere to operate. Developments in technology have made businesses leaner, faster, and more sophisticated than ever before. However, if you’re business operates digitally (even just in some aspects) then you should never underestimate the importance of good data security habits. What is data security? Data security…

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Top tips for a cyber-safe Christmas

We’re on the home stretch now. After a tumultuous year for many businesses, it’s almost the end of the working year and we are wishing all of our customers and clients a joyous festive break. However, even during a season of celebrations, there are online dangers to keep in mind. Here are several tips to…

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Why is data backup so important to your business?

Preparation is everything when it comes to disaster protection. And the last thing any business owner wants is to approach a crisis without having a plan in place to guide them. This fact holds true regardless of the size or nature of your organisation. In the age of digitisation, one of the best ways to…

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8 Ways to keep your IT systems safe

Since the digital shift began, there has rarely been a week without news of big businesses falling victim to some strain of cybercrime. From ransomware and phishing through to huge data breaches, online security remains a critical issue for the modern-day business owner to face down, irrespective of their size or stature. Here we will…

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The Importance of Two- Factor Authentication

Passwords are a daily part of our lives. We use them to access our work, banking, online shopping and to interact with our social circles. In fact, just about everything else that we do on the internet involves them. But what’s the best way to keep our accounts secure in 2021? And what role can…

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7 Ways to Protect Your Company From Cybercrime

Cybercrime is unfortunately now a regular occurrence and something all businesses should be taking into consideration. Cybercriminals do not target solely large companies, so all business owners should have cybercrime and cybersecurity and the top of their minds. This is even more important now that we have more people than ever working from home. Here we discuss 7 ways…

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5 Steps for creating a cyber security prevention plan

Cybercrime is risk to any business with an online presence. Cyber-attacks can have huge and sometimes detrimental implications for a business. A cyber- attack may even reduce trust in the company which can dramatically affect sales. As technological sophistication levels rise hackers are becoming equally as sophisticated. All companies should ensure they have a security…

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10 things for IT departments to do when an employee leaves their job

It is inevitable that you will have employees come and go throughout the years. Whether the employee has left due to poor performance, the company downsizing, or they are moving on to another job, you must consider the actions needed to happen to ensure once they have left your company data remains secure. Here we…

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How safe is your password?

Password

There has never been a more important time for your company to be as secure as possible online. With the constant development of technology, it has become more common for cyber threats to occur. Having passwords online is the first step to achieve this security, however, it is scary when you hear potentially how easy…

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What is a firewall and why do you need one?

Firewall

Firewalls are a protective barrier between your computer, phone or tablet and the other computers that are connected to you. As soon as you are connected to the internet, the whole world can see you and this can make your computer vulnerable to cyber threats. When data is exchanged between computers it goes into cyberspace.…

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