5 Tips for Effectively Working from Home

The Harvard Business Review recently released this video with some practical tips on how to work productively while working from home. 1. Give yourself a dedicated workspace A dedicated place that’s away from distraction. It’s extra helpful if you can shut the door. 2. Make a schedule and stick to it Pretend you’re not working…

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Is your business ready for remote work?

Extract from recent Gartner article. Ready or not, many employees now expect to have the flexibility to work remotely. Seize the opportunity to prepare for future workplace and employee needs. Thanks to the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, remote work is suddenly a new choice for many employees. Few organisations feel prepared for remote work, but…

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EDR – the modern AntiVirus! Do you have it in place?

In a continuation of our series of Security posts, this week we are focusing on EDR – Endpoint Detection and Response. The first question you are probably asking. What is EDR? Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is a new form of cyber security technology that helps continuously monitor, prevent, detect, and respond to ever-changing cyber threats and recover quickly when ransomware or other…

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How a good ‘Technology Partner’ can change your business

Every business, small or large, has 3 basic levels of technology support needs. 1. Make sure it works – Every organisation, from a major corporate down to a not-for-profit, needs IT staff who are able to offer routine maintenance and support, including the updating of hardware and software, handling maintenance, and putting out daily fires. 2. Make sure it works when needed…

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Phishing scams – don’t take the bait

Continuing our series of posts aligned to Cyber Awareness month, this week we are highlighting an increasingly common threat – Phishing Scams. Phishing is a cyber attack that uses disguised email as a weapon. The goal is to trick the email recipient into believing that the message is something they want or need — a request…

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Today is Safer Internet Day

Did you know that 50% of small businesses have experienced a data breach within the last 12 months? And ‘Internal Vulnerabilities’ are responsible for 70% of those data breaches!!! You’re probably asking “what the heck does that mean to me?”. In simple terms there is a 1 in 2 chance you will face some sort of compromise to your…

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