There is a question that I get asked a lot by customers, especially when they’re looking to refresh their IT systems – do we need a Server in the office? It is 2020 after-all. Have we got to the point where everything can be cloud-based? Before we get into the nitty-gritty of whether we need […]
Most of us are now working from home. This isn’t an easy task. I have two children who need homeschooling. We have two dogs who are running around. In between all of this, we need to do our day jobs and run our businesses. Working from home also presents some technical challenges.
What is Two Factor Authentication? One of the easiest, cheapest and best ways to increase your IT security is to use something called 2FA – or two-factor authentication. 2FA is also known as MFA (multi-factor authentication) or OTP (one-time password). What does 2FA do? Two-factor authentication adds a second layer of […]
In this guide, I will explain what a VPN is and what it does in a non-technical way. Before we talk about what a VPN does, it might be helpful to explain what problem a VPN cures.
You have probably heard the term Artificial Intelligence or AI mentioned a lot lately. Yet, you may be unsure regarding what it actually means. Fear not, though, as we have got you covered. In this blog post, we will provide you with a basic and simple introduction to Artificial Intelligence so that you can understand […]
If your business still runs Windows 7, then you need to take urgent action. You see, it reaches the end of its life in January. Along with a load of other popular Microsoft software. And once Microsoft no longer supports software, it becomes irresistible to hackers.
If you’re an employer, you have an incentive to make sure that the time your employees spend at work is productive. But with the internet offering a seemingly endless source of entertainment, the way that your workers behave online could have a significant effect on your bottom line.
The cloud tends to be a common choice for businesses these days – many are moving their IT infrastructure as a way to provide better security, and enjoy the other benefits that the cloud can offer. Things like disaster recovery, ease of management, and archival are just a few benefits of using the cloud.
Has your business been hacked? We all get frustrated with slow laptops, or when computers start doing strange things. But here’s another way to look at it… What if your laptop is being slow… just because it’s been hacked? And in the background it’s doing lots of things for the hackers (which is why it […]
Would your business pass the 57 minute data security challenge? Here’s a bold challenge for you. I’m confident that if I were to visit your business today, I’d find a weakness in your IT system within just 57 minutes. I call this our 57 minute Data Security Challenge.