Author Archives: Rachel Lancaster

Cybersecurity essentials for businesses looking to become data-centric in 2021

Cybersecurity essentials for businesses looking to become data-centric in 2021

Though this year has been unique in many ways, the volume of cyberattacks shows no signs of slowing down. With 18% of organisations experiencing ransomware attacks this year and more malicious emails than ever, it’s crucial that businesses prepare for 2021. Companies looking to become data-centric next year should ensure their training and certifications are up to date, they have strong security policies, and they’re registered with the relevant regulatory bodies. Read our full list of cybersecurity essentials for the new year

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Identifying and blocking phishing emails for users

Identifying and blocking phishing emails for users

Phishing emails are growing in frequency and sophistication. You might think you know how to spot them all, but who wants to take that gamble? The pressure to identify phishing emails has been alleviated thanks to Microsoft 365. Their anti-phishing protection can identify and block dangerous emails, with features such as Exchange Online Protection (EOP) and Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (Office 365 ATP). Better still, the software provider admits that sometimes genuine emails might get incorrectly flagged; so, users have the ability to release those emails

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Deploying Microsoft Teams? SMB’s, here’re your 5 steps how!

Deploying Microsoft Teams? SMB’s, here’re your 5 steps how!

With 75 million daily users, we aren’t surprised that you’re thinking about making a move to Microsoft Teams and discover all the #remoteworking benefits it can bring to your business! But, before you get started, have you thought about how you’re going to introduce Teams within your business? From staff training to preparing your network, we’ve shared our top 5 tips that you should follow as you begin to deploy Microsoft Teams.

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Simplifying the long-term transition to secure remote work with Windows Virtual Desktop

Simplifying the long-term transition to secure remote work with Windows Virtual Desktop

Most employees enjoy working from home or working remotely. It means less distractions, no more commute-stress and a better work-life balance. But for employers, it’s a different story. Enabling remote working is one of the hardest and most expensive things a business can do and, given the current climate, every penny counts. But a Windows Virtual Desktop means that you can quickly transition to remote working, at a cheaper rate than you’d expect. Why? Because #WVD allows any personal device to become a work-ready device. Our latest blog talks about the magic of #WVD and what it means for businesses who are looking to enable remote working on a tighter budge

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Cybercriminals victimised NHS workers during COVID-19 lockdown

Cybercriminals victimised NHS workers during COVID-19 lockdown

Businesses need to stay safe and protect their assets; that starts with being able to identify threats and having a strategy in place to prevent successful attacks. Our latest blog breaks down the common threats and provides easy steps to achieving healthy cyber security.

Fast forward to now: it’s been six months since the start of the lockdown and millions are still working from home. If you haven’t already, it is absolutely time to start putting together a longer-term strategy to ensure that you can achieve full remote security.

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