Time is money: why the right Managed IT Service Provider can improve your security AND productivity

Posted by Ash Asghar on 20-May-2020 22:05:41

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Any firm responsible for large amounts of confidential personal data and closely regulated by a professional body needs to pay extra attention to their data security, and ease of accessibility to this data, to maintain their reputation and provide an efficient and timely service to their clientsThis particularly applies to those managing financial data such as accountancy firms, wealth managers and financial advisers. In this blog, we outline the benefits of working with a specialist rather than a generic Managed IT Service Provider (MSP).

 

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Topics: IT Support, MSP, Small Business, data protection, outsourcing, Cyber Security, Business Continuity, IT Downtime, financial services

9 great reasons to outsource your IT support

Posted by Ash Asghar on 21-Apr-2020 11:30:00

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Over the last couple of decades, technology has become an increasingly crucial and integral part of running a business. This places a huge amount of pressure on business owners to provide the right support and management for their IT, bunot every SME can afford to appoint a full-time dedicated in-house IT resource. This has led to more and more companies turning to Managed IT Service Providers.  

Whether you’ve always been on the fence about outsourcing, or have never even thought about it,  the following article highlights just a few of the reasons why you should consider outsourcing your IT support and working in partnership with IT experts.

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Topics: IT Support, MSP, Small Business, outsourcing, Cyber Security, Business Continuity, IT Downtime

Is your Business Protecting its Users from Weaponised Emails?

Posted by Joytan Fernandes on 11-Sep-2019 10:24:02

Almost everyone is aware of email vulnerabilities, but do you act on it? According to FireEye Group, 91% of cyber-attacks started with an email. This is mostly because most people are under the assumption that they have proper up-to-date email security when they may not. Windows and Mac push monthly security updates which cover new advances in cyber-crime, but these updates are focused on making the system unbreachable but are not able to stop human errors via email which is why it is important to also invest in further proper email security.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Email Solutions, cyber attacks, Email Vulnerabilities, Cyber Security

How to Setup Face ID on your iPhone

Posted by Ben Spector on 17-Feb-2019 15:35:25

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People hesitant about using Face ID might have skipped setting up this feature when they initially got their iPhones. If you were one of them and you have since changed your mind, here is how to setup Face ID in iPhone X, XS, XS Max, and XR.

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Topics: iphone, mobile, face ID, Cyber Security

Just Because a Mobile VPN App Is Popular Doesn’t Mean It Is Protecting Your Privacy

Posted by Ben Spector on 27-Jan-2019 14:49:15

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A study of the top free VPN apps available in Apple’s App Store and Google Play revealed that some of them might not be protecting your privacy as promised. Find out what the researchers discovered.

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Topics: anti virus, apps, Communications, mobile, Cyber Security

Reputation Jacking: Another Trick Up Hackers’ Sleeves

Posted by Ben Spector on 13-Jan-2019 11:41:29

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Reputation-jacking is on the rise. Discover what reputation-jacking is and why cyber criminals like to use it when attacking businesses.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Data Breach, Email Solutions, Business operations, helpdesk, IT Support, business, cyber attacks, cyber threats, data protection, business tips, Cyber Security

5 Noteworthy IT Trends That Will Affect SMBs in 2019 and Beyond

Posted by Ben Spector on 12-Jan-2019 15:09:26

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The IT industry is constantly changing. Because there are so many changes, it can be hard to discern which ones are most important. To help highlight the changes deserving attention, here are five IT trends that small and midsize businesses should know about.

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Topics: solutions, helpdesk, IT Support, MSP, Office 365, Small Business, technology, Windows, Microsoft, Data Storage, IT strategy, data protection, outsourcing, business tips, desktop pc, budgets, Cyber Security

Are Your Employees a Security Liability or a Security Asset?

Posted by Ben Spector on 12-Jan-2019 14:03:05

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While many companies realise they should provide IT security training, they often do not know where to begin. If your business is one of them, here are some suggestions to get you started.

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Topics: training, data protection, Cyber Security

SMBs are Still Common Targets in Ransomware Attacks

Posted by Ben Spector on 17-Dec-2018 12:06:21

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Topics: ransomware, Cyber Security

Adobe Suite Security Vulnerabilities

Posted by Ben Spector on 10-Aug-2018 14:46:00

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Adobe Released a Mega Update That Patches More Than 100 Security Vulnerabilities

Five popular Adobe programs were found to be riddled with security holes. Learn about the programs that were affected, their vulnerabilities, and the update created to patch the holes.

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Topics: adobe, patches, Cyber Security

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