1. Enable proper password management It seems like a basic one, but you’d be surprised how many businesses just use their company name and postcode or street number as a password for all their systems! Or worse, the age old favourite “admin1234”. If you were to change one thing about your security today, the most […]
What is a notifiable data breach? Put simply, a data breach occurs when personal information is accessed or disclosed without authorisation or is lost. It’s considered notifiable when the breach is likely to result in serious harm. Examples of serious harm include: Identify theft Financial loss through fraud A likely risk of physical harm, such […]
So what can a business do to keep itself secure? There’s no silver bullet solution – after all, they say the only totally secure computer is one that’s switched off – but there are moves you can make and changes you can roll out that will make a significant difference to your organisation’s security. Key […]
Delivering a consistent, seamless experience There’s a simplicity in sameness. Being able to guarantee that your entire workforce is working with one of only a handful of different hardware configurations eliminates much of the guesswork involved in troubleshooting and software procurement, allowing you to roll out changes and address issues faster. When your sales team […]
The changing face of corporate IT The last two decades have seen an explosion in the number of businesses embracing software-as-a-service, cloud computing, managed IT services and other remote workplace solutions. No longer are businesses having to invest hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars in building and maintaining their own server farms – these […]
There’s no big mystery behind their uptake – they simply offer an effective, easy to manage and highly scalable way to configure and manage your infrastructure. In this blog, the IT Department breaks down why businesses of every size should be considering managed services to support their operations. Read on and make a more informed […]
What is VoIP? VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. Essentially, it allows businesses to make calls over the internet, rather than through traditional copper phone lines. This is achieved by the sending and receiving of ‘packets’ of data between two IP connections. To further clarify, if you speak into a VoIP phone, your voice […]
What is Office 365? Years ago when you purchased software it’d come on a disc drive that needed to be installed to your computer. You might have been able to download a few updates or patches, but if you needed a big upgrade you’d have to buy the next version. Office 365 changed all of […]
Managed Service Providers (MSPs) have evolved from the traditional ‘break fix’ model of IT servicing that was common in the 90’s, where the more things go wrong, the more profitable an IT support provider could be.
In our latest paper, ‘IT security basics for everyday businesses’ we demystify IT security and share budget-friendly tips, so you can begin putting basic security measures in place. It’s remarkably easy.