When other businesses are breaking down, you can pick up the slack.
Aside from lots of scary headlines, one thing the coronavirus has generated plenty of is disruption. Offices and schools up and down the country are currently faced with the prospect of having to shut up shop, to help contain the virus and halt its spread. In such circumstances, businesses and other organisations would be wise to ensure they’re set up for remote working.Read More »
Companies are reliant on their IT systems to perform to their full potential. For this reason, the quality of the relationship between the client and the IT supplier is key. An IT support service that doesn't run smoothly leads to client frustration. Worse still, a poor service can impact efficiency and reduce business productivity, even leading to loss of revenue. To build a satisfactory and productive working relationship with your IT supplier, follow this straightforward three-point plan.Read More »
Taking the threat seriously is a major part of protecting your business.
It’s become something of running joke that workplace health and safety in this country has ‘gone mad’. Yes, there have been some decidedly odd decisions made in the name of injury prevention, but for the most part it’s just a myth. There are hundreds of thousands of workplace injuries every year, and health and safety rules help to keep that number down. We have these rules for the same reasons we nominate workers to be first aiders and fire marshals. What’s odd is that we don’t do the same for cyber security.Read More »
One year since its introduction, many businesses remain jittery about GDPR. Even in the most compliant and careful of organisations, the complexity of the legislation has exposed many vulnerabilities. Today, we take a look at what disaster recovery planning means for GDPR, and how it can help to keep you on the right side of the law.Read More »
Are disaster recovery plans worth it? If you are a responsible business leader, the only way to answer that question is by knowing the facts. Here, we take a look at the theory behind disaster recovery planning and the evidence to show the impacts that organisations have experienced by not having one.Read More »
Many informed business leaders have a general idea of what a disaster recovery plan involves. On a practical level, it means ensuring that everyone knows what to do in an emergency, whilst having the correct support in place to get systems up and running. It all sounds very 21st century. However, the key impacts of disaster recovery plans have their roots in the fabric of society. Here, we take a look below the surface.Read More »
Combining the words ‘disaster’ and ‘recovery’ can sometimes feel like it has a very dismal and ominous ring. However, the point of planning for business disaster recovery (BDR) is not so much about putting sandbags out to prevent a flood, but rather making architectural changes to the landscape to stop the flood from happening in the first place, and then divert it if it does happen. Here is what you need to do to achieve complete security.Read More »
In an era where businesses are reliant on the digital space, investing in high-quality cyber security can mean the difference between swimming and sinking. The cloud has a reputation for acting as the ultimate life jacket, rapidly restoring essential systems and ensuring business continuity. However, there is much more to cloud-based disaster recovery plans than enhanced data security. Here are five benefits!Read More »
Ignoring a disaster recovery plan can have serious consequences for business continuity. It is even more serious when a company does not have an initial plan in place. IT interruption is something that can be planned for, but following through with that preparedness is important. Here’s what you need to know!Read More »
Online connectivity brings a whole load of problems with it.
It’s an increasingly important part of business and daily life, but the Internet of Things is set to become a massive cyber security headache for businesses if more isn’t done to protect it from hackers.Read More »