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.
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There are often extra tasks that need to be done in a business. To determine whether it is best to do them in-house or outsource them, it helps to know what your employees’ time is worth. Here is a straightforward calculation you can use.
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.
No matter where in the world your company is located, you need to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) if you conduct business with anyone in Europe. GDPR is a piece of legislation passed by the European Union (EU) Parliament in 2016. It consists of 99 articles that are grouped into 11 chapters, so discussing everything it covers here is impossible. However, by looking at the 5 Ws — what, why, who, when, and where — you can get a good idea of what GDPR is all about.
Power surges can damage your electronic devices and even cause them to fail. Learn about an effective yet affordable way to protect the IT assets in your business.
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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.
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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.
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