Two ways technology is bad for your employees

Using technology to make a business more efficient and effective is vital to the growth and sustainability of the organisation. However, while it can make a business more efficient, it’s essential to remember that technology can also create an unfriendly workplace and even prevent users from getting work done. Speed of Work Technology helps to…

4 Signs You Need a New Endpoint Data Backup Solution

With more workers depending on laptops it is more important than ever to ensure that the work protected and stored on those devices is backed up and protected. Forrester Research says that 45% of corporate executives don’t follow policies for data use and handling. Underlining how at risk almost half of a business’s data actually…

CIO and compliance

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) plays a crucial part in assisting with compliance within organisations. The IT department provides technology resources and skills that are needed by corporate compliance officers when conducting projects that assist in keeping their company in line with laws and regulations. The problem is that compliance officers often have to rely on other departments…

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Why data backup and protection is not just insurance

Data protection has always been likened to insurance, as something that you only need when a catastrophe happens. However, for companies to look at data protection in this limited scope puts the entire business at risk. Whether you run a service or a manufacturing business, data is a critical element in your business. From client information…

The Malvertising Threat to Data Security

  A global malvertising ring that used sophisticated techniques has been shut down. The threat went unnoticed for months and exploited millions of computers. Malvertsing is the use of online advertising to spread malware, by injecting malicious or malware-laden advertisements into legitimate online advertising networks and web pages. This latest large-scale attack has been made…

Brexit & Data Privacy Outside of the EU

With Brexit, businesses both inside and outside of the UK will have to navigate a new path when it comes to moving data to and from Britain to countries in the EU. The  European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is  arguably one of the most significant pieces of privacy law yet enacted, creating…

Prevent Employee Data Leaks

Employees represent one of the biggest risks to the security of company data. Whether the risk comes from unintentional data leakage or through  malicious theft of data, companies need to endure that when it comes to data security employees are well informed on how to handle and store data, as well as the repercussions for…

Keeping data safe with remote wipe

Businesses of any size need to be prepared to handle worst-case scenario when it comes to protecting company data. The loss or theft of laptops and desktop are real threats, an employee could have left a laptop with confidential work information at a coffee shop, or have it stolen on a business trip. Another very…

Warning: Job applications distribute ransomware

The latest ransomware to plague German companies is, a malware program called, Petya which overwrites the master boot record (MBR) of infected computers, leaving the operating systems in an un-bootable state. Typically the master boot record code is stored in the first sectors of a hard disk drive. This code contains information about the disk’s…

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