Monthly Archives: January 2018

Why the Carphone Warehouse Data Breach Offers Lessons to us All…

Carphone Warehouse has just been fined £400,000 by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as a result of a 2015 data breach.

While the numbers involved might be eye-wateringly large, the failures that led to the breach offer important lessons to us all…

The Two New IT Vulnerabilities that Affect Nearly Everyone

You’ve probably heard of Spectre and Meltdown by now – the two new vulnerabilities that researchers have identified as affecting chips from Intel, AMD and ARM.

We take a look at the risk they pose and what you should be doing about them…

Supporting Work Life Balance Through Technology

Organisations in the UK have a legal obligation to consider employee requests to work flexibly. Yet beyond this requirement, many businesses now realise that work life balance attracts better talent, and also helps rather than hinders productivity.

We take a look at how you can offer flexible working through technology securely…

New Year… New IT Partner?

Technology isn’t the starting point for many small businesses and start-ups – unless technology is your business. In a typical small but growing business, your focus is necessarily on the customer and the product or service you are delivering.

So, how can small business owners recognise the signs that help is required? Or if you’ve already handed over the management of your IT to a third party, how do you know whether they are delivering the best service and value for money?