The importance of having an awareness and a comprehensive understanding of data protection in 2017 has never been more essential, with the recent ransomware attack on the NHS* a prime example which displays the need for full protection. Discover our top 5 tips to help you further protect your businesses data and privacy online.
What would happen if your businesses data was lost? 1/4* of small and midsize businesses have no offsite backup in place. Would you be left out in the cold desperately trying to recover your lost data, or would you have peace of mind in the knowledge that your information was securely backed up?
Typical office day, the email is flowing, your employees working their way through the vast array of requests as they appear in their inboxes. One such email pops up "IT Security Compliancy Survey - Please Complete". It’s a good title, could be from IT, has an external email address, Itsupport@compliancycheckers.co.uk, it must be from IT. It's written and phrased like your internal announcements, lacking a logo but hey your staff are busy it’s mid-morning, a busy time.
A small business will often speak about their network without realising that their business runs on more than one type.
Most businesses associate the word ‘network’ with the infrastructure used to keep their business online. However, your network actually concerns everything that your business relies on in order to keep your IT running efficiently.
Small businesses have become more vulnerable to cybercrime than large corporations in recent years and are reportedly attacked more than 7 million times per year, costing the UK economy an estimated £5.26 Billion.
How do you know if your business is safe?
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is a risk-based compilation of guidelines, designed to help a business assess current capabilities and draft a prioritised roadmap towards improved cybersecurity practices.
More and more small businesses are adopting a Hosted Voice platform to secure themselves a future-proof communications system to face the constant changes and requirements in business communications. This is partly due to traditional telephony systems limiting a small business to one-to-one voice calls, costly call tariffs and expensive hardware maintenance.
Hosted Voice, is designed to provide a fully unified communications solution and can be completely adapted to suit small business needs. The platform allows you to organise conference calls and video calls, make calls over your internet connection and have an always up-to-date system easily.