Most of the computing devices in use today have two security vulnerabilities in their chips. Learn how this situation evolved, why you should be concerned, and what you can do to protect your business’s devices.
If you came to work one morning and found that your company was the victim of a ransomware attack, would you pay the ransom? Find out why security experts recommend not giving into hackers’ demands and why many organizations do not heed this advice.
Data breaches and ransomware are not the only dangers your business might face in 2018. Here are four predictions you should be aware of when developing your security and data privacy strategies.
Topics: Cloud Computing, firewall, Business operations, Data, IT, News, phishing, ransomware, theft, anti virus, business, computers, cyber, cyber threat, cyberattack, cybercrime, email, GDPR, Passwords, protection, Small Business, Cyber Security
Cryptojacking is on the rise. Learn what cryptojacking is and how to protect your business’s computers from it.
If your laptop has ever broken down at home, you’ll know how inconvenient it can be to try and troubleshoot the problem, then take it in for repair. However, when it happens in a work environment, it can be even more inconvenient. When you run a small or medium sized business, you usually won’t have dedicated IT staff, and so your employees might be wondering where to turn when technology goes wrong. This is where it really pays to have an IT support package in place, and here are some of the ways why they’re so great for SME companies.
Topics: Cloud Computing, firewall, solutions, Business operations, Data, IT, IT Support, News, phishing, service, business, computers, cyberattack, cybercrime, email, managed, Passwords, protection, protocols, Small Business, Windows
Data breaches are on the rise, so it is a good idea to develop an incident response plan in case your business becomes the next victim. Here are seven best practices to follow when creating and using an incident response plan.
Improvements in technology, combined with people seeking a better work/life balance, has meant more and more people want to work from home. Letting people work remotely can have big advantages for your business, from attracting job applicants to improving productivity. However, many smaller businesses struggle with the idea of having people work away from the office where they can’t be supervised, so having the right systems in place is essential. Here are some tips to ensure you are getting the best from your remote workers.
Topics: Cloud Computing, firewall, solutions, Business operations, cyber crime, Data, helpdesk, IT, News, policy, anti virus, business, computers, cyberattack, managed, Passwords, protection, Small Business, Windows, Cyber Security
Simply telling employees to "work harder" or "work faster" will do little to improve their productivity. Here are four things you can do that will be effective.
Topics: Cloud Computing, Email Solutions, firewall, network, solutions, Business operations, Data, IT, IT Support, News, policy, apps, business, computers, cyberattack, email, Passwords, protocols, Small Business, Cyber Security
As more and more businesses in Wimbledon migrate to the online world to take advantage of e-commerce, the number of cyber criminals increases. Hackers want to access your data for all sorts of reasons, from individuals looking to drain your bank account to companies trying to steal your clients. If you want to keep your business safe, you need to protect your data and don't underestimate what people will do to penetrate your system.
Topics: Cloud Computing, firewall, network, Business operations, Data, News, phishing, ransomware, theft, anti virus, business, computers, cyberattack, cybercrime, email, GDPR, Passwords, protection, protocols, Small Business, 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