Monthly Archives: November 2018

Why IT Cannot Be a Reactive Activity

So much of the IT activity we all undertake is reactive – often it takes a malware attack to prompt us to upgrade our security software or a broken hard drive to make us think seriously about backups.

Which is exactly why your IT approach shouldn’t be reactive. Find out more in this article…

How Big (or Small) Does Your Organisation Need to Be to Need an IT Strategy?

One thing we hear surprisingly often as IT consultants is “we’re not big enough to need an IT strategy”. So how big does an organisation need to be to make an IT strategy necessary? Is your organisation too small to need one?

Given the digital world we live in today, it’s more than likely that this statement is not entirely true… Grant McGregor answers your questions in this article.

Staff Training: Your First Line of Defence in IT Security

Staff training has a key role to play in any cyber security and information management strategy. In any cyber security plan, there are several key aspects of staff training that must be considered.

So how do you begin to plan what needs to be done?

Cyber Essentials Voucher Scheme worth up to £1000 is launched in Scotland

The Scottish Government has made funding available for a new voucher scheme to help Scottish businesses and charities achieve the National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) Cyber Essentials certification. The Cyber Essentials Voucher Scheme was launched on Wednesday 7th November 2018 … Continued

Why You Should be Using 2 Factor Authentication in Your Business Right Now!

Verizon’s 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report found that 81% of of hacking-related breaches leveraged either stolen and/or weak passwords. This alarming statistic demonstrates that traditional password practices are the weak link in the security chain for many businesses.

In this article, we explore two-factor, or multi-factor, authentication as a much more secure, and human-friendly solution.