Data loss can lead to putting a business in an unfavourable position. Global market intelligence firm IDC informs us that 40 percent of SMEs don’t back up their data at all! The purpose of this article is to inform businesses of the implications data loss can have to a business to satisfy the need of having backup in place. Data is the backbone of a business that all parties rely on and a loss of data means the business cannot perform well enough to deliver their product and/or services.
Faceless Cybercriminals Aren’t the Only People Who Might Steal Your Business Data
Although most companies take measures to defend against external cyberattacks, threats from within are often overlooked. Find out how to defend your business against insider threats.
Topics: Disaster Recovery, Business operations, cyber crime, IT Support, phishing, ransomware, anti virus, business, computers, cyber, cyber attacks, cyberattack, cybercrime, email, fraud, london, Office 365, Small Business, Cyber Security
In March 2018, the SamSam ransomware ravaged Atlanta’s computer systems, bringing many city services to a halt. This wasn’t the first time hackers used this ransomware to wreak havoc and it won’t be the last. Learn how SamSam differs from most other ransomware.
Topics: Cloud Computing, Data Breach, Disaster Recovery, firewall, Data Backup, helpdesk, IT, IT Support, phishing, ransomware, anti virus, business, cyber, cyber threats, cyberattack, cybercrime, Passwords, Server, Small Business, hacking, software, samsam, Cyber Security
Around 5 billion stolen credentials are available on the dark web, and cybercriminals like to use them in credential stuffing attacks. Learn how credential stuffing attacks work and what you can do to protect your company from them.
Topics: Cloud Computing, Data Breach, Disaster Recovery, firewall, solutions, Business operations, Data, Data Backup, helpdesk, IT Support, phishing, policy, ransomware, service, theft, anti virus, business, computers, cyber, cyber threats, cyberattack, cybercrime, fraud, london, MSP, Passwords, protection, Small Business, technology, File Sharing, Cyber Security
IT policies are important to have because they can help ensure that your company’s IT resources are being used appropriately and productively. Here are eight IT policies often found in companies.
Topics: Data Breach, Disaster Recovery, firewall, Business operations, Data Backup, IT, IT Support, anti virus, business, Communications, email, Google, london, managed, Office 365, Passwords, Small Business, technology, Cyber Security
Being prepared for a data breach can save your business a great deal of money if one occurs. Discover what the top three preparations are and the extent to which they can reduce data breach costs.
Data breaches are occurring at record pace in 2017 in the United States and other parts of the world. Taking preventive measures, such as locking down your network, using security software, and creating strong passwords, can make it much harder for cybercriminals to infiltrate your business. However, despite your best efforts to prevent a data breach, your company might still experience one. This is partly due to the fact that data breaches are not always the result of cyberattacks. They are also caused by human error, system glitches, and malicious insiders.
Topics: Data Breach, Disaster Recovery, firewall, solutions, Business operations, Data Backup, helpdesk, IT, IT Support, theft, business, cyberattack, fraud, Small Business, Windows, budgeting, costs, File Sharing, Cyber Security
Every business tries to minimise expenditure where possible to protect its profits without compromising on the quality of its services or its ability to run efficiently. However, many small to medium-sized companies in places like Wimbledon and Croydon still don't understand or haven't switched to cloud computing. It's easy to assume that it's best to stick to having data stored on onsite servers, but migrating to the cloud is beneficial for many reasons.
Knowing the costs associated with downtime can help you prioritize IT spending within your technology budget. Learn how to calculate both the direct and indirect costs resulting from downtime.
Topics: Wireless Communications, Cloud Computing, Data Breach, Disaster Recovery, Email Solutions, network, servers, telecommunications, Business operations, Data, Data Backup, helpdesk, IT, IT Support, business, Communications, computer, computers, productivity, remote working, Small Business, technology, wireless, budgeting, costs, Cyber Security
Hurricanes, tornados, and other types of severe weather can be devastating to your IT systems. Discover five ways you can prepare for severe weather so that damage and downtime are minimized.