By teaching your staff members about cybersecurity and phishing attacks, you will significantly enhance the security and cyber resilience of your business. A lack of employee training is one of the most common reasons that businesses are left vulnerable to cyber phishing attacks. Cyber security awareness training will show your employees how to safeguard themselves and your business data.
We receive a lot of enquiries from small business (SMB) and SME customers looking at ways they can enhance the security of their IT and network environment. We thought we’d share a Small Business Security Blueprint which provides advice, examples and suggested products that can enhance the security of any small business. Read more
Sharepoint is the perfect tool for Small Business. Your business will reach the point where it has outgrown your file server, the server is approaching end of life, or there is an increasing need to work remotely. Over time, staff members struggle to find documents in complex folder structures or searching for old e-mails containing attachments.
In this article – I highlight five benefits of Sharepoint for Small Businesses.
We look at three straight forward ways in which your business can improve internal communications by using the apps included with Office 365 Business Premium. These tools can enhance internal communication, promote collaboration and open-up social channels within your business.
What is Data Loss Prevention? DLP (Data Loss Prevention) is a group of technologies whose purpose is to ensure data is not lost, misused, disclosed or accessed by unauthorised users. DLP solutions generally classify data, protect confidential information, implement controls, identify data in transit and help prevent users (or customers) from accidentally or maliciously sharing data. Data loss should not always be associated with hackers; data loss can be instigated by staff accidentally and without knowledge.
SD-WAN is a technology that enables the more effective use of your internet and WAN services. Features such as load-balancing, application steering and awareness – lead to savings, greater visibility and performance. In this article, we look at the critical elements of an SD-WAN solution, and they can benefit a small business or enterprise company. Read more
A Hybrid Cloud Solution is when your IT infrastructure is located in both your on-site and cloud environments. Your business may have servers, services and apps located in your office, but it may also use apps or infrastructure components that are hosted in a cloud environment. In this post, we outline some of the drivers behind hybrid cloud adoption, discuss what it could look like, and walk through the findings of the Microsoft ‘State of the Hybrid Cloud’ report. Read more
What is Windows 7 ‘End of Life’ or ‘End of Support’?
Windows 7 End of Life is upon us – but what is it? Microsoft released Windows 7 in Q3 2009 – nearly ten years ago! When Microsoft releases an operating system such as Windows 7, they commit to providing patches, updates and security fixes for a given period. Read more
Shadow IT is a term often used to describe a situation where an enterprise uses IT systems; applications, software, devices, cloud services and similar solutions without the knowledge or approval of the business. This can present security and operational risks to the company, given it bypasses the organisations’ standards, processes and procedures.
A slow PC can seriously impact productivity in a business – which means it becomes a cost to your business. A slow or poorly performing PC is a cost to your business in terms of lost productivity.