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Refreshing Your BCDR Plans: Is Now the Time?

Refreshing Your BCDR Plans: Is Now the Time?

We’ve all had a crash course in business continuity and disaster recovery in the last eighteen months: why it’s important, what needs to be put in place, all those knock-on effects… But does that mean that we should now be reviewing existing BCDR plans? Is now a good time to review your business...

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What Is Citizen Development? And Should You Be Doing It?

What Is Citizen Development? And Should You Be Doing It?

If you haven’t yet heard the phrase “citizen development”, you can expect that to change in the coming months. Citizen development is set to become the latest IT buzzword… but it is more than that – it can have some rapid and far-reaching benefits for your business. Tech Target defines citizen...

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GDPR: The Essential 2021 Guide

GDPR: The Essential 2021 Guide

It’s been a while since GDPR dominated the pages of business magazines and technology websites, but some important changes have happened over the last few months which makes the topic well worth revisiting. There was a time when we really could not have escaped the headlines about GDPR. But after...

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Crisis: Your office is on fire

Crisis: Your office is on fire

This is something none of us wants to experience. But it does happen. There’s a small fire in your office. No-one is hurt and everyone is safe. But the damage to your workplace is unbelievable. The flames. The heat. The smoke. And of course, the huge amounts of water used to put out the fire....

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How Phishing Got Social

How Phishing Got Social

There’s a new attack vector in town: social media. Social is currently the fastest-growing type of phishing attack. Here’s what you need to know. We’ve covered phishing many times here on the Grant McGregor blog. We think it’s important to do so, because we all need to stay vigilant against the...

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The Truth about Today’s Insider Threat

The Truth about Today’s Insider Threat

Over the year and a half, cyber criminals have exploited the uncertainty and change we’ve experienced as a result of the pandemic. Nevertheless, it’s important not to let that growing and evolving cyber threat distract us from another cyber security problem: the insider threat. Like so much of our...

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How Long Does It Take to Switch IT Support Companies?

How Long Does It Take to Switch IT Support Companies?

Switching IT support companies needn’t be a headache – provided your new IT support partner takes a programmatic and practical approach to making the switch. We explain why. Here at Grant McGregor, we understand that the thought of switching IT support partners fills most people with dread.

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Are your devices managed and secured to meet today’s evolving threats?

Are your devices managed and secured to meet today’s evolving threats?

We know that criminal cyber activity has increased since the beginning of the pandemic. Cyber criminals moved quickly to target the new vulnerabilities of our rapidly altered working arrangements. To meet these threats, the security and management of devices has become critical. Endpoint management...

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How to Develop an Incident Reporting Culture

How to Develop an Incident Reporting Culture

Incident response, incident response planning and the nurturing of a positive incident reporting culture within your organisation are all critical aspects of cyber security. This blog focuses on why you need to develop an incident reporting culture and how to do it. It may seem a little defeatist...

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Grant McGregor ranks once again on Channel Futures' MSP501 list

Grant McGregor ranks once again on Channel Futures' MSP501 list

Coming in at number 134 worldwide, 9 in the UK and 1st in Scotland – Grant McGregor once again makes it on to the prestigious MSP501 list.

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