Are you one of the thousands affected by the Microsoft Exchange hack?

What is the Microsoft Exchange hack? You’ve perhaps seen the recent news that hackers have targeted Microsoft Exchange as they detected a security hole in the ubiquitous email-server software. BBC N...

Is your IT provider taking cyber security seriously?

With the increased uptake of cloud services across most organisations, it is crucial to assess your IT providers. You need to make sure they approach your business cyber security professionally. It is...

Why does ISO 27001 matter for business?

Data is one of your business’ most vital assets so it’s important to ensure it’s properly protected. We all need to keep confidential records and sensitive data secure and there are potentially ...

Still using Windows 7 in your business?

January 14, 2020, marks the end of the road for Windows 7. From today, Microsoft will no longer support it, so any computer running the operating system won’t receive any further security updates or...

Cyber security – who’s phishing in your pond?

Beware of increasingly plausible phishing attacks With over 150 million business users worldwide, it‘s not surprising that Microsoft Office 365 productivity platform is increasingly being targeted b...

Cyber threats are still out there

Why you should operationalise your cyber security processes The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre’s latest report reveals that it has prevented over 1,800 cyber attacks in the last three years. ...

Data management and retention – what is best practice?

Let’s think about data management and retention. We all keep lots of information on our computers and it’s easy to lose track of exactly what is stored on our various devices. Sometimes, we ma...

How long do I need to keep my business data?

Business data is one of your core assets.. Think of all the different types of data kept by your business. You are trusted with client records and correspondence; you keep your own business records, p...

GDPR one year on – What has changed?

Just a year ago, so many of us were working frantically to ensure that we had data protection processes in place in time for GDPR going live. But one year on, what progress have we made and is anythin...

Do you know where your data is stored?

Now that GDPR is live, how confident are you that you really have a handle on where all of your data is stored?  Understanding what data you have, and where it is stored is vital to maintain comp...