The Importance of Vulnerability Management
Data breaches are costly both in terms of financial damage and reputational harm. In 2022, a study by IBM found the average cost of a data breach was £3.39 million, which is only expected to rise in the coming years. In the same report, 60% of organisations with a data breach ended up having to increase their prices, which is not ideal for their customers in the current economy....
5 FREE Things that will improve your security
While there are many things you can do to help protect against cybercrime, many of them come with a cost, and given that 70% of businesses believe that rising costs are one of their biggest concerns in 2021, many organisations are not in a position to invest in robust security solutions right now....
10 reasons why companies seek outside help with projects
There are several reasons why companies might seek help with their IT projects from external sources. Perhaps the company’s in-house IT department is already overworked and can’t take on another project. Maybe the company doesn’t have an in-house IT department and needs to hire someone new. Or, maybe the company doesn’t have the expertise to handle a certain IT project and needs to bring in someone with more experience. No matter what the reason, there are plenty of benefits to working with external resources....
Ransomware, what is it and how to protect against it?
Firstly, what is Ransomware?
Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts a victim’s files and demands a ransom be paid to decrypt them. It’s a growing problem for businesses, with a study finding that nearly 40% of companies have been hit by ransomware attacks. The average ransom demand is £133,000, and the additional cost of downtime, lost productivity, data and reputation can be even higher....
6 Great Reasons Why You Should Backup Your Data
Your Data is the lifeblood of your business. It can contain all your customer information, financial records, employee data, and more. However, if you were to lose this data, it could potentially be catastrophic for your business.
I want you to entertain me for a moment as I would like you to sit back and have that condor moment to think about… If you were to lose data, how would it affect you and your business? If you thought it would not be a good outcome for me or my business, you should consider implementing a secure data backup plan as the backup plan will be your insurance policy should disaster strike....
How to Create a Simple and Effective Data Backup Plan
No business owner ever wants to think about the possibility of losing important data, but the fact is that data loss can happen to even the most prepared businesses. That’s why it’s so important to have a robust data backup plan in place.
Not sure where to start? Here are some tips to help you create a data backup plan for your business....