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How to ensure web applications used in your business are secure

How to ensure web applications used in your business are secure

What are you doing to secure your business website and other web applications used in your business? If you run local browser (web) applications, they are probably secured with a variety of techniques, including firewalls, regular patching and network monitoring. But what happens when you are...

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What you need to know about the fastest-growing type of phishing attack today...

What you need to know about the fastest-growing type of phishing attack today...

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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Secret 2: Computer Geekery Isn’t All You Need

Secret 2: Computer Geekery Isn’t All You Need

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Help! I’ve received a suspicious email! What should I do?

Help! I’ve received a suspicious email! What should I do?

We’re huge believers in the power of regular online training to help staff spot malicious email attacks. But what happens when that training pays off and you realise that you have a suspicious email in your inbox? What should your next move be?

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Can You Help Me with Remote Working?

Can You Help Me with Remote Working?

It might not surprise you too much to learn that one of the most common questions we get asked in these days of COVID-19 is: can you help me with remote working? The answer is “yes”, of course. But there are a few vital issues you will need to consider.

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What is an SLA and Why Should My IT Provider Have One?

What is an SLA and Why Should My IT Provider Have One?

An SLA – or service level agreement – is the way you hold your service provider to account. Getting them right is, therefore, essential to ensuring you get the service you need – and will mean that you have the necessary mechanisms in place if things do go wrong.

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5 Security Tips When Working From Home

5 Security Tips When Working From Home

Some of us have always had the flexibility of working from home whereas others have had it forced upon them due to current circumstances.

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Remote Working – What You Need to Know

Remote Working – What You Need to Know

One of the major disruptions to business is unplanned employee availability.     With the outbreak of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), more and more businesses are encouraging – some enforcing – remote working from home.

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Why You Should be Using 2 Factor Authentication Right Now!

Why You Should be Using 2 Factor Authentication Right Now!

According to the Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 62% of breaches not involving an Error, Misuse, or Physical action (in other words, wounds that weren’t self-inflicted) involved the use of stolen credentials, brute force, or phishing.

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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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