It’s no secret that some applications are a little too interested in us and what we’re doing. We’ve all had this experience. You might be talking to a friend about a new product that you’d like to try. Or perhaps you’ve discussed somewhere you’d like to visit. Then the next time you go online you… Continue reading Ever wondered if your apps are spying on you?
Microsoft is always introducing new features and services to keep your people safe online, and your data secure. As a business owner or manager, you should already know that weak or reused passwords are one of the biggest risks to data security. A new update coming soon to Microsoft Edge will give you access to… Continue reading Never use your browser’s password manager
Is your business making these cyber security mistakes?
It feels like every day we’re being warned about a new threat to our cyber security, doesn’t it? That’s for good reason. Last year, ransomware attacks alone affected 73% of UK businesses. And the cost of cyber-crime is estimated to hit $10.5 trillion by 2025, according to the ‘2022 Cybersecurity Almanac’. But we’re still seeing… Continue reading Is your business making these cyber security mistakes?
No-one likes passwords. Creating them. Remembering them. Typing them in. Your whole mood can change when an application you’re using suddenly logs you out, and you have to go through login all over again. It’s frustrating for everyone. So here’s some very welcome news, courtesy of Microsoft, Apple and Google. The tech giants have joined… Continue reading Is this the end of passwords forever?
As a business owner or manager, you know how important good IT is. Your business couldn’t function without it. Your IT isn’t just about computers and data. It’s everything from your phone system, to your printers, to where you access your documents. And that’s without going into the measures you must take to keep your… Continue reading Businesses are spending more on IT this year
Early on in the first lockdowns in 2020, did you ever sit at your computer and think “I really like working from home”? Or were you the opposite; desperate to get back into a building and meet with other people like in the old days? Whichever was the case – and whether you feel the… Continue reading 3 easy upgrades to improve your video call setup
If you have people working remotely in your business, you’re probably used to emails flying around at all hours of the day or night. Working from home has been life-changing for some. Your people are able to be more flexible with their time during the day, fitting in time for school pick-ups and appointments where… Continue reading Is your team still working at 10pm?
Microsoft’s recently revealed that more than 35.7 billion malicious emails were sent to its customers last year. Fortunately for us, the tech giant blocked 1,000 of these malicious emails every second of 2021. That is about 31.5 million seconds. Many of these attempted attacks came in the form of phishing emails – where attackers attempt… Continue reading Microsoft blocks 1,000 malicious emails a second
Most ransomware victims would pay up if attacked again
Ransomware is one of the fastest growing cyber-crimes in the world. Last year, 37% of businesses were victim to an attack. In case you didn’t know, a ransomware attack is where cyber criminals infiltrate your network (or device) and steal your data by encrypting it. The data is still there, but you can’t access it.… Continue reading Most ransomware victims would pay up if attacked again