I heard an interesting statistic from Microsoft this week. They say that enabling two-factor authentication (2FA) on your Microsoft 365 account can reduce the chances of your account getting hacked by 99.9%. If that’s the case, then why wouldn’t everyone enable two-factor authentication? Every business should have it enabled for every individual in their firms.
What to do if you feel trapped by your IT provider I want to share some stories with you about business owners I have spoken to who have felt trapped and intimidated by their IT providers. It’s important to start by saying that the vast majority of IT providers that I know are fantastic and […]
How to create a professional email signature We send so many emails every day to customers, prospects and partners but how much time do you put into thinking about the signature that appears at the end of every one of those emails? Over the years I have realised that there are two problems related to […]
How to keep yourself safe on personal websites Just stop for a moment and think about all of the personal websites and apps you regularly access or where you have an account set up. There are social media sites like Instagram and Facebook. Then there are the sites you regularly use for shopping like eBay, […]
6 Reasons Why Your Business Needs IT Support It’s undeniable that in 2020 technology is more fundamental to any business than ever before. This means that every business needs access to a brilliant IT company so you can rest assured that support is always available to keep the technology online and fit for purpose.
Making the most of working from home Since the outbreak of Covid 19 hit the UK back in March, working from home has become normal for many. Personally I’ve got used to it and I quite enjoy it. But I spoke to someone recently and they told me that they can’t wait to get back […]
Preparing your technology for the post-lockdown world As lockdown measures are easing in the UK, businesses are preparing to make the move back into the office. We’re taking a look at how your business can prepare its technology for post-lockdown – and whatever might follow.
Busting the top 5 cyber security myths In my capacity as the owner of an IT support and IT security business, I spend a lot of my time talking with owners of small and medium sized businesses. In these conversations I hear a lot of opinions about cyber security and I have discovered over the […]
Are you backing up your Microsoft 365 data? Whenever I mention to people the need to back up their Microsoft 365 data, they always seem confused. I’ve found that many businesses think that moving their data to the Microsoft cloud means that they no longer need to worry about backup.
Are you sending emails securely? Remember the days before we used email in business? If you cast your mind back a few decades there was a time when people used to write their messages down by hand on paper, put it in an envelope and send it in the post.