How external IT support can make it easier for SMEs to manage change

2019-01-29T15:09:07+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

How external IT support can make it easier for SMEs to manage change When an SME hires an external IT company, they may expect that they will troubleshoot computer crashes and deal with emergencies, but the potential of an external IT company is often underestimated. As well as keeping on top of current [...]

CISSP: what does it mean for you?

2019-01-29T13:03:36+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: IT Security, IT Support|Tags: , , , , , |

CISSP: what does it mean for you? CISSP stands for Certified Information Systems Security Professional. The certification is backed by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC) ², which will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2019. In order to obtain the CISSP credential, candidates have to display an appropriate level of knowledge [...]

Cybersecurity experts scarce as threats increase

2018-12-24T16:25:01+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , |

Cybersecurity experts scarce as threats increase It can sometimes seem like it is impossible to open a newspaper without coming across a story relating to an IT security scare. To be fair, many of these stories are a few paragraphs in the business section, rather than front page, headline stories, however, both statistics [...]

How to save money by outsourcing your IT support

2018-08-03T14:49:24+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

How to save money by outsourcing your IT support All successful businesses appreciate the importance of healthy cash flow and that goes at least double for SMEs who often do not have the financial resources of their larger counterparts. Part of the art and science of staying cash-flow positive is keeping costs down [...]

Cyber security innovation is overdue. What’s on the cards?

2018-06-08T10:06:50+00:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

Cybersecurity innovation is overdue. What’s on the cards? It’s not like the IT industry hasn’t tried, particularly the payment industry. Think back over the last 40 years or so (since IT began to go truly mainstream) and it’s easy to see that the IT industry, as a whole, has put a lot of effort [...]

Do start-ups need outsourced IT support?

2018-05-02T11:04:43+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do start-ups need outsourced IT support? As anyone who’s done it will know, starting a business isn’t necessarily easy, in fact, there’s a lot to think about, a lot to do and a lot to budget for. This means that many people starting a business may be asking themselves, quite reasonably, whether or not [...]

How to avoid fake tech support

2018-04-11T12:31:52+00:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , , , |

How to avoid fake tech support The internet age has made it possible for people to keep in touch with their nearest and dearest wherever they are in the world and businesses to work globally, but it has also made it possible for scammers to operate at a safe distance, knowing that even if [...]

Chip security: a lesson in management

2018-04-09T13:41:48+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

Chip security: a lesson in management Up until recently, the term spectre would probably have been associated more with James Bond than computers. In Bond films, supervillains plot to destroy the world through various spectacular means whereas the recent spectre alert is a vulnerability discovered on computer chips that could have had a [...]

What people are looking for in an IT company

2018-01-04T14:47:38+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

What people are looking for in an IT company Organisations engage the services of an IT company for a number of reasons. IT is central to any modern business, whether it’s to manage customer relations or measure stock, or to host a website or manage communications. Increasingly, businesses use voice-over-IP (VoIP) services rather than [...]