Is your business ready for a data breach? Here’s what you should know

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Hacking and data breaches have become increasingly common for business owners and leaders. Here’s what you need to know…

Getting smarter: why it pays to protect yourself and your data online in 2019

Once upon a time, it was the stuff of espionage and thriller films – a la Tron, Enemy of the State and The Bourne Ultimatum. These days, hacking and data theft are in the mainstream and in our faces, what seems like every other day. Last year’s news agenda was heavy on stories of internet… Continue reading Getting smarter: why it pays to protect yourself and your data online in 2019

Containerisation: A strategic approach to BYOD

A few years ago, companies provided employees with mobile devices for official use so that they could monitor and control any sensitive company information or data that might have been stored on these devices. The company managed every aspect of the mobile device and the information stored on it.  Times have changed. Not only have… Continue reading Containerisation: A strategic approach to BYOD

The rise of visual hackers: Are you vulnerable?

We have all heard of ‘hacking’, but what about ‘visual hacking’? When we think of hackers we imagine a web savvy individual, breaking passwords and firewalls to glean confidential personal and business information. But for the eagle-eyed there’s already a wealth of data up for grabs in the public arena thanks to our increasing use… Continue reading The rise of visual hackers: Are you vulnerable?

The value of being encrypted

With high profile security breaches such as the iCloud and Sony hacks hitting the headlines last year, the concern for the security of our own personal information and sensitive data continues to mount as we await the next high profile attack.

Prudent small business IT planning for uncertain times

The end of financial year is not far away and for most businesses, it’s a time for planning. This year the task is complicated by the business environment: it’s a difficult one to predict and this makes it hard to put together a realistic IT plan.