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Will your business be ready for GDPR?

Any business that holds the personal data of EU residents will need to ensure that they comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into place from 25 May 2018. Fines of €20 million or 4% global turnover (whichever is higher) will be imposed if the data under your control is compromised. Let’s look at how the GDPR will impact you: What …Read More

Why SMEs should focus on Cyber Security & adopt a strategy for 2018

Cyber criminals have been attacking large corporate and government targets for many years but increasing numbers are now turning their attention to small and mid-sized enterprises. Unfortunately, many of them are vulnerable and unaware of the risks. Faced with having much smaller security budgets, many SMEs tend to put their trust in point products from one or two vendors and leave it at that. …Read More

Why You Need to Secure Your Website with HTTPS and SSL

Until recently, most website owners have not had to worry about special measures to secure their web pages unless they had an online shop, or collecting sensitive information such as medical or banking data. But now all that is changing. Google now officially recommends securing websites with HTTPS, which means that not only will this be important for businesses that want their websites to …Read More

Prevent Data Being Stolen from Your Lost Devices

Do you have anyone working for you who would forget their head if it wasn’t screwed on? Even worse, does this person use a company laptop, or store data on a USB memory stick which they carry around with them? If the wrong person stumbles across a misplaced laptop, it won’t take them very long at all to extract sensitive business data from it. About 4 minutes, in …Read More

What Should You Consider when Choosing A Cloud Solution For Your Business?

Cloud services come with various features and support functions. While selecting a cloud-based service, businesses need to consider the following factors: • Delivery models Cloud comes in three forms – public, private and hybrid. Public models offer a collaborative environment which offers ease of data sharing. Private models, on the other hand, provide greater data and network security. Hybrid models offer options for privacy on …Read More