Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Although it maybe tempting to stick with your pets’ name or your football team as your go-to password, these are always the easiest for hackers to crack once they have explored your social pages and done a bit of digging. In light of World Password Day, we’ve put together some tips on how to create a really secure, strong password to help you stay safe online.
Monday, April 1, 2019
April Fool’s Day may be a day full of jokes and pranks, but cyber-attacks are still very much real. With the constant incline in cyber-attacks, we can’t stress enough the importance of efficient cyber security and staying safe online. This April Fool’s Day, we want to raise awareness around cyber-attacks and how to spot a malicious email or website, so that you can take care of yourself and your customers.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Data is a vital part of your customers’ business, yet it can easily be lost through failed computer hardware, human error, natural disaster or a cyber-attack. Whilst it may be easy to replace hardware and reinstall software, retrieving original data can be much more of a problem.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Mailboxes are an integral part of communication throughout businesses, and are used by 3.8 billion users worldwide. Our mailboxes help us work together more collaboratively, efficiently and productively, no matter what the type of industry or size of the business.
Friday, March 8, 2019
It is assumed that large enterprises are the prime target for cyber criminals because of their extensive customer data base, large net-worth and high turnover of employees. Surprisingly though, it’s SMBs that are increasingly on the receiving end of cyber-attacks.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Even with the increase in cyber-attacks over recent years, so many SMBs are still reluctant to take action by investing in an effective email and web threat protection solution. We’ve pulled examples from 5 different industries to show how cyber criminals can attack, withhold to ransom and eventually use business critical information to devastating effects. Help your customers believe that it can happen to anyone, anywhere, and all attacks can be detrimental to a business.
Friday, November 30, 2018
If you asked your customers when they last reviewed their email security strategy, chances are it was a while ago. Many organisations’ IT departments rely on the security already in place when email systems are internally hosted, or the security provided by their email provider, such as Office 365 email security. However, with cyber-attacks becoming increasingly more sophisticated and, in particular, email-borne attacks, single layer protection is no longer enough.
Friday, November 9, 2018
Picture this, you’re rushing out the front door to go to work and the last thing you do, without a second thought, is lock the front door. Why? Well, that’s obvious – our homes contain personal and costly belongings, as well as any information that we don’t want other people to have access to, unless we say so.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
We think it’s safe to say that you may still be struggling to convince your customers to transition from on-premises to the cloud. That’s understandable, as most SMBs express concerns when it comes to data, security and compliance, believing that if they can’t see a physical server that houses all their company information, it’s not safe.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
New research from the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018 suggests that 42% of micro and small businesses identified at least one breach or attack in the last 12 months – which is no lower than the 2017 survey. Among those that were surveyed by the UK Government, 36% needed to take new measures to prevent or protect against future breaches, while 21% stated that breaches incurred further recovery or repair costs.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Bring your own device (BYOD) culture is rapidly increasing in the modern workplace. A recent study conducted by Hexa Research reveals that the BYOD market is projected to surpass £350 billion by 2022.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
It’s time we stopped thinking about Azure as a mess of tangled wires (or servers) in the cloud. Using Azure and understanding how it can benefit your customer’s business is the way forward. In our series of ‘Understanding Azure’ blogs posts, we’re taking you through each part of Microsoft’s cloud platform in easy-to-digest chunks. Previously, we’ve spoken about how Azure Active Directory (AD) can use Single Sign-On (SSO) to alleviate your customer’s frustrations and boost productivity. Now, we’re turning our heads to Multi-Factor Authentication.
Monday, April 30, 2018
With data security and privacy concerns at the top of every company’s priority list, it’s clear that businesses must utilise current products on the market to help implement or update their security policies to protect sensitive corporate and personal data. Products such as Bitdefender GravityZone can help protect your customer’s endpoints from ransomware, viruses, malware and other potential cyber-attacks and help safeguard user data from getting into the wrong hands.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Our Microsoft Hosted Exchange platform is our pride and joy. It’s why we’re committed to improving our platform month-on-month with new features to make your customers sticky. Hot on the heels of our Exchange mailbox increase from 125GB to 250GB, we’re ready to take the ultimate road when it comes to email storage. We’ve gone unlimited.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
When it comes to reselling cloud services, we know that improving your bottom line is vital to maintaining a successful business. So, in the wake of cyber security issues and their prevalence in the business world, it makes sense to resell the best products for the job at hand. Microsoft 365 is one of those products. It rolls three popular SKUs – Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security (EM+S) and Windows 10 Pro Security – into one hotshot security toolkit for business and enterprise models.