The recent pandemic has served as a major wake-up call for every business. Those who have been operating without a disaster recovery and business continuity plan have struggled to adapt to remote working and the challenges that this has brought with it.
‘Hybrid working’ has fast become the new buzzword on everyone’s lips. This way of working has always existed but there’s no doubt that it has been fast-tracked by the Covid-19 pandemic.
It’s been hard to ignore the explosive growth in phishing attacks over the last year. Attacks have increased by 718%, and according to Microsoft’s Security Intelligence Report, phishing has now become the biggest cyber threat worldwide.
“Ooops, your files have been encrypted!” These are the dreaded words that no one wants to see pop up on their computer screen. But as we’ve seen from the recent attack on the HSE, ransomware remains a major threat to every business and one that must be taken very seriously.
In the legal industry, time is money. But what happens when things go wrong, and you don’t have the IT infrastructure in place to deal with any problems that may arise? This is where a Managed Service Provider comes in.
Is it time to return to the office?
Why do some bosses want to have their company server sitting in a corner of the office, blinking away, rather than in a more efficient, more secure cloud environment?
How important is it to monitor staff when they are working remotely?
The threat of a data breach during the Covid-19 crisis is a clear and present danger to companies that are not taking the right precautions.
The rapid shift to remote working during Phase One of the Covid-19 crisis, getting workers home, has led to a totally different way of working and a fair few good jokes, such as the one about “the elephant in the Zoom”.