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    The New Password Rules: 2022 Update

    It’s a while since the Grant McGregor team shared information about password best practice – and a lot has changed. Not least in terms of the new guidance in the UK Government’s Cyber Essentials scheme, but also in terms of the technology solutions now available to strengthen security. Earlier this...

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    2022-05-16 11:54:57

    The New Password Rules: 2022 Update

    It’s a while since the Grant McGregor team shared information about password best practice – and a lot has changed. Not least in terms of the new guidance in the UK Government’s Cyber Essentials scheme, but also in terms of the technology solutions now available to strengthen security. Earlier this...

    2022-05-09 13:05:06

    A guide to making hybrid work over the long term

    What is the future of remote work now that pandemic restrictions have been lifted? Will hybrid be the new “new normal”? And, if so, how can you make it work for the long term? The Grant McGregor team considers a few tips to help make hybrid work for your organisation and your people.

    2022-05-03 09:29:00

    What does the new normal look like now?

    We’ve not heard a lot about the “new normal” recently. In our rush to put the pandemic behind us, the conversation has moved on. But there remain issues we need to be thinking about in the new post-pandemic world. We’ve heard a lot about how the pandemic lockdowns forced organisations to fast-track...

    2022-04-28 09:42:34

    How to implement multi-factor authentication

    Multi-factor authentication (MFA) adds an extra layer of protection for your network access and user accounts. It costs little or nothing and is easy to implement – so, if you haven’t already, it’s a good idea to implement MFA.  

    2022-04-25 16:02:54

    Businesses are spending more on IT this year

    As a business owner or manager, you know how important good IT is. Your business couldn’t function without it.  Your IT isn’t just about computers and data. It’s everything from your phone system, to your printers, to where you access your documents.

    2022-04-21 11:11:09

    Is your team still working at 10pm?

    If you have people working remotely in your business, you’re probably used to emails flying around at all hours of the day or night. Working from home has been life-changing for some. Your people are able to be more flexible with their time during the day, fitting in time for school pick-ups and...

    2022-04-20 13:57:18

    Should you have one IT Support Partner – or several?

    Should you stick to the one IT partner? Or is there a case to be made for working with more than one IT company? The Grant McGregor team considers your options. When we begin thinking about whether it’s a good idea to have a single or multiple IT partners, there is a general thought that opting to...

    2022-04-12 12:19:03

    New report on phishing email activity reveals an increasingly active threat landscape

    The 2022 State of the Phish report has been published this month by security software firm Proofpoint. This year’s review of email-based cyber threats identifies some increased threats as well as detailing how well organisations are responding.

    2022-04-05 08:00:00

    Agencies warn of Russian hacker threat on MFA

    New warnings have been issued by US Federal agencies about the increased threat of Russian cyber attackers. The latest warning pertains to multi-factor authentication. Please read on for more details. The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued a new security alert in...

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