Old computers and external drives can put your sensitive business data at risk.
We look at how to dispose of old computers and external drives in the safest way possible.
Microsoft Teams has fast become one of THE most useful business tools for the way we work today. No matter where your people work from, they can communicate and collaborate quickly and reliably. But this remote way of working can also open the door to some MAJOR security issues. New research shows that nearly HALF of employees frequently share confidential …
Phishing. It seems you can’t read an article on cybersecurity without it coming up. That’s because phishing is still the number one delivery vehicle for cyberattacks. A cybercriminal may want to steal employee login credentials. Or wish to launch a ransomware attack for a payout. Or possibly plant spyware to steal sensitive info. Sending a phishing email can do them … Read More
Cyber criminals have a reputation for constantly coming up with new ways to scam us into handing over login details or sensitive data. And while you might think your team would spot an attempted attack, you could be surprised. We’ve seen a lot of intelligent people – including many business leaders – caught out over the years. One of the … Read More
Approximately 34% of businesses take a week or longer to regain access to their data and systems once hit with a malware attack. Malware is an umbrella term that encompasses many different types of malicious code. It can include: Viruses Ransomware Spyware Trojans Adware Key loggers And more The longer that malware sits on your system unchecked, the more damage … Read More
One area of cloud computing that is used widely, but often isn’t as flashy as the software side is cloud storage. Storing files in the cloud to make them easily accessible and shareable from anywhere was one of the very first uses of the cloud that was adopted widely by many users. As advances like automation and AI come to … Read More
Following on from a couple of recent internal briefings on GDPR I jointly presented at Chiltern Business Connections, its good to see the ICO (https://ico.org.uk) are putting more focus on small and micro business and sole traders. they have released an advisory document entitled “Getting ready for the new UK data protection law – Eight practical steps for micro business owners and sole traders”. … Read More
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in just about one month… Are you Ready ?? Have you even started ? Do you want some help ? Come and join my colleagues and myself at Chiltern Business Connections on Tuesday for a frank and open discussion about what you need to do with only one month to go. Details … Read More