Despite the large number of cybersecurity incidents being reported every day, many businesses still fail to put adequate cybersecurity measures in place to keep their data and operations secure. If you’re looking to beef up your company’s cyber defenses, consider a proactive cybersecurity strategy. Learn what proactive cybersecurity is and how it can help protect […]
Many businesses use email to send and receive sensitive information, making it an attractive target for cyberattacks. To reduce your exposure to cyberthreats, implement the following email security measures. Use separate email accounts Most people use a single email account for all their online tasks. As a result, all information from websites, newsletters, shopping deals, […]
In the previous article we explored how any and every business could fall victim to a cyber attack no matter its size, and that smaller businesses are more likely to be attacked than larger ones because of their typically lack lustre and ill-equipped defences.
The last year or so has been particularly difficult for small business owners – not only did they have the same health concerns for themselves and their families that we all did, but constant changes in legislation around the way they were permitted to trade just added to their stress.
In 2003, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) stated that strong passwords should consist of upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. However, the institute has now reversed its stance. Find out why and learn what their new recommendations are. The problem The issue isn’t that the NIST advised people to create easy-to-crack […]
In our last article we explored Legacy applications, what they are, and how your apps become legacy. We will now look at the challenges they pose in the modern world of work, both operationally and technically.
The operational challenges
A lack of modern practice
The world of technology is constantly evolving, and the modern workplace changes along with it – compliance regulations are always updating, operational practices change daily and the way in which we work is continually becoming easier and far more efficient.
In the workplace it is common practice for us all to have our favourite set of tools and ways of doing things, but those software products that you have placed your faith in every day to allow you to complete your work as fast and to the best standard as possible, unfortunately, will get to a stage where they need to be replaced with newer versions or have been taken off the market completely due their age.
It’s essential to have antivirus software installed on your business computers to protect these against viruses, malware, ransomware, and spyware, among others. However, not all antivirus programs are created equal. If you’re looking for the best antivirus software, consider the following points. Cost There are free antivirus programs in the market, but they only offer […]
As we mentioned in the previous article, the world of technology is constantly changing and evolving – this evolution has brought about opportunities for advanced levels of communication, collaboration, and productivity that we simply haven’t been able to achieve in the past – but, for all the positives, this can be a very difficult environment to navigate successfully and productively.
The world of technology is constantly evolving – and, as much as telephony has been relatively unchallenged for quite some time, it is now also changing. By 2025 BT plan to have retired their ISDN services entirely! This makes it essential that you take the time to explore the various alternatives on the market and find a modern system that works for you - before it is too late and you have to make a rushed last minute decision.