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5 types of Phishing attacks (and how to avoid them)

Phishing attacks are a form of social engineering where a cybercriminal imitates a trusted entity and tricks an individual into opening a fraudulent email, SMS, or instant message. This message is designed to deceive the victim into sharing sensitive information or clicking a link that will run malicious code.

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Why your business needs a disaster recovery plan

There are many risks to a business’s data including hardware malfunctions, human error, natural disaster and ransomware. To mitigate these risks, most businesses have some form of backup solution. However, if this system is not part of a wider disaster recovery plan, businesses can experience significant downtime or loss of data. In this article we…

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The importance of zero trust in a hybrid work environment

In 2022, many businesses will introduce hybrid working to leverage the benefits of remote working and office-based work. Although this should improve productivity, collaboration, and efficiency, it also introduces more digital attack surfaces, and poses a complex challenge for businesses. This modern challenge requires a modern cybersecurity solution, and for some businesses, this will be…

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5 steps to ensure a successful Azure Migration

There are many ways that businesses use cloud technologies in 2022, with everything from cloud storage to big data analytics. Over the past two years, the rise in remote and hybrid working has increased trust and understanding of the public cloud, and it is predicted that many businesses will migrate more workloads to the cloud…

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Hybrid Work: What’s next for hybrid work in 2022

The last two years have seen major changes to the way that businesses function, employees transitioned from working in the office 5 days a week, to working fully remotely, and now many businesses have adopted a hybrid work model. There are benefits and challenges associated with all of these models, however a hybrid workplace aims…

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The Human Firewall

The cybersecurity threat landscape is constantly evolving, and cyberattacks becoming more common with 4 in 10 businesses reporting having cybersecurity breaches or attacks in the past 12 months.

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Building Positive Company Culture

It’s no secret that one of the key factors that contributes to a business’s success is a positive company culture that enables employees to thrive. This leads to better business outcomes, higher employee retention and sustainable growth over time. One of the most important factors that influence company culture is the use of technology. Poorly…

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Securing home networks

Since the first lockdown back in March 2020 almost every organisation has had to adopt a work from home policy which means that scope for cyber attack has increased and now includes employee’s home networks even if a company owned device is used.

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How moving to the cloud accelerates digital transformation

The term ‘digital transformation’ become increasingly widely used in the past five years. The term refers to the adoption and integration of digital technologies to transform the way a business functions.  Digital transformation aims to the improve processes within a business to deliver a better experience for employees and customers.

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IT Outsourcing: 6 aspects to consider when selecting an IT provider

Digital technology is essential to the operation of most businesses. Without comprehensive IT systems and services, businesses struggle to have sustainable growth, and employees are unable to be as productive as possible. The move to hybrid work has only increased the need for IT services to include timely support, flexibility in solutions available and a…

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Work smarter in Microsoft Teams with these 10 tips

Work smarter in Microsoft Teams with these 10 tipsProductivity and collaboration features you may not know about Microsoft Teams has now surpassed 250 million monthly users, and has further cemented itself as a mainstay application for business collaboration. Although many employees use the application on a daily basis, there are a plethora of productivity and…

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Information Security vs Cyber Security: Key principles and differences

Information Security vs Cyber SecurityKey principles and differences Over the past two decades technology has advanced rapidly and fundamentally changed the way that businesses function. Whilst this has primarily been a positive experience for businesses, these advancements have also given rise to an increase in cybercrime. With the current prevalence of cybercrime, all organisations are…

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SMB Cybersecurity: 6 ways small businesses can stay secure

SMB Cybersecurity6 ways small businesses can stay secure With the prevalence of cybersecurity attacks, all businesses are at risk of a cyberattack, regardless of the size or industry. Although some hackers may target larger businesses as the reward is more lucrative, many threat actors prefer to go after small-medium businesses as it is often the…

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How Windows 365 can transform your business

How Windows 365 can transform your businessWindows 365 was developed to support the changing workplace model Windows 365 was developed to support the changing workplace model, stating it is a ‘hybrid Windows for a hybrid world’. The product aims to be easy to use, familiar and always available, regardless of the location of the user…

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Work smarter in Outlook with these 10 tips

Microsoft first released their email client known as Microsoft Internet Mail and News in 1996. Since then, Outlook has gone through many changes and is now one of the Microsoft applications that most people use daily. Although it is such a commonly used application, there are lots of features that can increase productivity you might…

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8 Features of Microsoft 365 you might not know about

Microsoft applications have been a mainstay of businesses for many years now. Due to the wide breadth of Microsoft’s product ecosystem, there are many features included in a Microsoft 365 subscription that go unused as users simply do not know that they exist. We have compiled a list of 8 features in Microsoft 365 that…

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