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Guides

Protect your business from these cyber security threats in 2024

On the battle front: Protect your business from these cyber security threats in 2024

We’re weeks away from the new year and this is a great time to start thinking about what needs to get better in 2024. We believe you should allocate a little more of your business’s precious resources on cyber security, because as technology develops, so do the techniques used by cyber criminals. Our latest guide explains what the risks are in 2024 and beyond, and the security measures to stay protected.

Jan 2024 Guide

Why outsourced IT always beats DIY

Did we ever tell you about our friend Dave? Dave’s a business owner, just like you. And, maybe just like you, Dave struggled to let go of some of the things he did in his business. Whether it’s because you’re trying to save money, you don’t trust anyone to do things as well as you do, or maybe there’s another reason, one thing’s for sure: when you try to do everything yourself, you hold your business back. And that includes DIY’ing your IT. Our brand new guide tells you exactly what happened to Dave, and what he should have done way, way sooner.

Feb 2024 Guide

How proactive monitoring will help your business weather any storm

You’re the captain of your own ship and have an excellent crew, you are prepared for anything! Or so you thought. Then one day, out of the blue, a massive digital kraken tentacled its way into your ship’s systems, causing havoc. What you needed was a vigilant lookout, alert for any small sign of danger. This is the difference between being proactive about monitoring your business’s systems, or reactive. We all know that prevention is better than cure. Our latest guide explains everything you need to know about proactive monitoring for your business.

Secure Your Data Under Lock And Key

Secure Your Data Under Lock And Key

The data in your business is invaluable. Without it you wouldn’t have much of a business left, would you? So that data must be kept safe… and one of the best ways to do that is to encrypt it. That way, even if a cyber criminal gets their hands on it, your data is worthless to them. Our latest guide explains everything you need to know about encryption, and why it’s something you should implement straight away.

April 24 Guide

Why you’re better in a contract with your IT company

What happens when your business suffers an IT issue? A break/fix relationship with your provider (that’s where you only call them when there’s a problem), can mean unexpected costs and delays. Whilst break/fix is a solution that works perfectly well for some businesses, having a contract with your IT partner gives you peace of mind. Knowing your business will take priority if an issue arises. In fact, with a contracted IT partner you may not even know there’s been a problem… thanks to proactive monitoring, the issue may have been spotted and fixed before it affected anyone. In our latest guide we talk about break/fix vs contracted IT support, and the benefits for your business.

May 24 Guide

90% of cyber security attacks start with an email. Why?

Did you know it can just take one email to bring your entire business to its knees? A surprising 90% of cyber attacks begin with an email, and if you and your whole team are reliant on email every day, your chances of falling for a scam increase. Fortunately, there are lots of smart things you can do to reinforce your email security and keep your business and its data safe. Our latest guide tells you what these things are and how you can implement them to stay safe.

eBooks

Email Hijack

In Email Hijack we explore how the majority of attacks start with just one email. The book uses a fictitious story of a business owner being hacked to explain what can happen.

IT Buyers Guide

IT Buyers guide 2024

Thinking of switching IT support companies? Then you should read this guide first!  It’s about all IT support companies and how to choose the right one for you. Inside, you’ll discover:

  • Why you want a partner that thinks strategically
  • The reasons business owners and managers like you switch IT support providers
  • How to protect the most important asset your business owns
  • Why you should be highly sceptical of all IT support businesses (yes, including us)

Technology insider

March 2024 Technology Insider

March 2024 Technology Insider

Welcome to the March 2024 edition of Technology Insider newsletter. This month we ask if you’re ready to bite the bullet and upgrade to Windows 11 and tell you everything you need to consider, to make the upgrade as pain-free as possible. Also inside, we look at the consequences of not encrypting your data, how Teams has become even easier to control, and the new feature coming to the Snipping Tool. Plus, the usual tech facts and quiz.

April 2024 Technology Insider

April 2024 Technology Insider

Welcome to the April edition of Technology Insider. In this edition we take a look at how to stick to good password habits and stay more secure, we explain what break/fix is, we show you how to hit snooze on your emails, and tell you about the new feature coming to Windows to improve your photos. Plus, we have the usual tech facts and quiz.

May 24 Tech Insider

May 2024 Technology Insider

In May’s Technology Insider we tell you how to make the password pain go away. Our technology update brings news of a surprise announcement by Canva, we look at email security, and bring you our business gadget of the month, which will help create exactly the right lighting for your desk. We also have the usual tech facts and quiz.

Technology Insider June

June 2024 Technology Insider

In this month’s newsletter we tell you what you need to include in your recovery plan. We ask if you have you forgotten about your remote workers? Plus, we look at Microsoft Teams as it gets even more inclusive, and the new bulk email limit in Microsoft Exchange. Finally there are the usual tech facts and quiz.