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Everything You Need to Know About Heimdal Patch Management

Everything You Need to Know About Heimdal Patch Management

Grant McGregor recommends the use of Heimdal Patch Management to our customers. It’s an easy way to ensure your organisation reduces cyber security risk. Here’s why. In business and in IT, we hear a lot about the benefits of automation and the possibilities it has to transform business operations...

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New NCSC Research Shows Small Businesses Have Most to Gain from Cyber Essentials Scheme

New NCSC Research Shows Small Businesses Have Most to Gain from Cyber Essentials Scheme

Small businesses typically benefit the most from a Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus certification, according to new research conducted for the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre. The NCSC commissioned BritainThinks to perform a baseline review of Cyber Essentials to look at how the scheme...

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What Are the COVID-19 Keepers? Four of 2020’s Changes We Plan to Continue

What Are the COVID-19 Keepers? Four of 2020’s Changes We Plan to Continue

As we pass the year anniversary of the first lockdown, Grant McGregor asks: what are the COVID keepers? A lot has changed in the world of IT over the last twelve to eighteen months. The changes we’ve made to enable our organisations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic have been far-reaching. And...

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Why the IT Support Partner You Choose to Work With Could Be Your Biggest Security Risk

Why the IT Support Partner You Choose to Work With Could Be Your Biggest Security Risk

Cyber Security - let’s call it what it really means – protecting yourself against Criminals. Modern cyber crime might be one of the biggest risks your business faces. It could cause you massive disruption, reputational damage or even ultimately to close shop. But how do you know your business is...

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Grant McGregor Publishes New Cyber Essentials Guide to Recent Changes

Grant McGregor Publishes New Cyber Essentials Guide to Recent Changes

The way the Cyber Essentials scheme is run has changed significantly during 2020. Grant McGregor Ltd has now published a short guide to explain the changes and how they might affect you.

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Secret 2: Computer Geekery Isn’t All You Need

Secret 2: Computer Geekery Isn’t All You Need

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The Importance of Online Backup for SMEs

The Importance of Online Backup for SMEs

The single best change you can make to your IT systems and processes this year? Investing in a suitable and effective backup solution for your business. If there is one thing we all learnt from the Travelex ransomware story in January, it’s that even some of world’s biggest organisations, dealing...

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The new security threats

The new security threats

As 2020 gets well underway, the Grant McGregor team is taking the opportunity to ask: what are the security threats we need to be aware of now? Here’s our take on the security issues you should be thinking about in 2020. Facing off against the ever-changing IT security threat resembles a game of...

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Unhappy new data breach!

Unhappy new data breach!

The new year was barely hours old, when news started leaking about a troubling new data breach – the result of a ransomware attack on a major currency exchange business. Holiday makers, foreign exchange offices and airport currency services were all thrown into disarray in the first few days of the...

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Scottish Enterprise Reveals Closing Date for Cyber Essentials Vouchers

Scottish Enterprise Reveals Closing Date for Cyber Essentials Vouchers

Since its launch in November 2018, Scottish Enterprise’s voucher scheme has helped hundreds of Scottish businesses achieve the valuable, Government-backed Cyber Essentials Certificate. The vouchers are essentially grants of up to £1,000 that allows organisations get expert assistance, tailored...

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