Category : Blog

23Jun 2022
Unified communicationsUnified communications and the importance of speaking the same language

Unified communications and the importance of speaking the same language

One of the most common challenges we see within business is the use of multiple systems, none of which can talk to each other.

It’s a barrier to progress and can definitely impact productivity.

A phone that cannot communicate with mobile, or cannot send emails or SMS provides roadblocks.

A desktop chat application that cannot talk to mobile or send an SMS to a tablet slows you down.

These are challenges unified communications are designed to overcome.

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9Jun 2022
Refreshed cloud guidance released by the NCSCRefreshed cloud guidance released by the NCSC

Refreshed cloud guidance released by the NCSC

The UK’s cyber security body, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has released a new version of their cloud guidance for British business and organisations planning to migrate to the cloud.

The refreshed cloud guidance has been brought right up to date and is designed to provide relevant information for decision makers planning to move to the cloud.

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6Jun 2022
Zero-day ‘Follina’ bug targets installed versions of Microsoft OfficeZero-day ‘Follina’ bug targets installed versions of Microsoft Office

Zero-day ‘Follina’ bug targets installed versions of Microsoft Office

A zero-day bug called ‘Follina’ is actively exploiting installed versions of Microsoft Office.

The vulnerability has been spotted in the wild being used by Chinese hackers to target the Tibetan community. This flaw is about much more than just politics though.

It affects Office 2013 and 2016, installed versions only.

As far as we can tell, Office 365 is not impacted.

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25May 2022
How the cloud can help multi-branch businesses stay connected and secureHow the cloud can help multi-branch businesses stay connected and secure

How the cloud can help multi-branch businesses stay connected and secure

If you’re fortunate enough to run a business that has expanded into multiple locations or run a business with multiple branches, protecting them all can be a challenge.

You either have to manage each site individually and assign responsibilities across the estate or invest in more expensive systems that can manage multiple locations.

Or do you? What if there was another way?

What if you could allow each location to run their own business their own way while being able to maintain oversight and ensure each branch was fully protected?

That’s where the cloud comes in.

Cloud solutions offer a range of advantages for multi-branch businesses but we’ll outline just a few.

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20May 2022
5 actions small businesses need to take to protect their customers from cyber threats5 actions small businesses need to take to protect their customers from cyber threats

5 actions small businesses need to take to protect their customers from cyber threats

With everyone spending more time and money on the internet, protecting yourself and your customers is essential.

Unfortunately, most small business owners are too busy coping with day to day tasks to spend time learning about cyber security or how threat vectors work.

But there are things every small business can do.

We’ll outline 5 things every small business can do to protect themselves and their customers.

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20Apr 2022
The Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2022 and how to protect your businessThe Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2022 and how to protect your business

The Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2022 and how to protect your business

There aren’t many surveys that come from the government we recommend reading, but the The Cyber Security Breaches Survey is one of them.

It’s a comprehensive survey that gives valuable insight into the risks that British businesses face every day.

As you can imagine, reading the Cyber Security Breaches Survey can be sobering.

Yet it’s vital that every business knows the environment they are operating in and the risks they face.

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21Mar 2022
Business continuity planning Cloud Heroes7 point business continuity plan to for small and medium-sized business

7 point business continuity plan to for small and medium-sized business

A business continuity plan is designed to provide the blueprint your business needs to remain productive during a situation.

That situation could be anything from fire to flood and the plan must take into account as many potential situations as possible.

A plan that doesn’t have to cost much or require too much effort but that could genuinely help if the unexpected happens.

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