Grant McGregor Blog
Posts about

IT support edinburgh

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

How much should IT support cost?

How much should IT support cost?

The old maxim that “you get what you pay for” is true in so many service professions. If you’ve ever hired graphic designers or SEO “experts”, you’ll know that they are not all created equal. While it might be less obvious in terms of IT support, it’s likely to be a much more critical relationship...

Read More

Predictions 2020

Predictions 2020

At this time of year, it's traditional to reflect on the year that’s been and think about the year ahead. What can we do better in 2020? And what does the year have in store for us?

Read More

Does Better the Devil You Know Hold True for IT Support?

Does Better the Devil You Know Hold True for IT Support?

The maxim “better the devil you know” has a sidekick: “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. In today’s world of fast-paced change, increasingly competitive markets and evolving security threats, both phrases are outliving their usefulness.

Read More

The 8 Warning Signs that Indicate You Need to Switch Your IT Provider

The 8 Warning Signs that Indicate You Need to Switch Your IT Provider

Change can be scary – but changing IT support partner needn’t be. In fact, sticking with the devil you know can be a lot worse! We look at some of the signs that indicate it’s time to change your MSP.

Read More

Why SMEs Should Get Expert Help with Cyber Security

Why SMEs Should Get Expert Help with Cyber Security

Cyber security is a complex topic, so it is essential to get expert help. As a result, and particularly for SMEs, it is better to find an experienced IT partner than to try to do it all in house.

Read More

Why Are Software Updates (or Patches) So Important?

Why Are Software Updates (or Patches) So Important?

Software updates (or patching) is familiar to us all. We’ll update the apps on our mobile phones with some regularity and the same should apply to all the software applications we use on all devices we use. Unfortunately, we find that many businesses are still using out of date or older versions of...

Read More

Want to Get Back to Doing Your Day-Job?

Want to Get Back to Doing Your Day-Job?

“IT Support is not in my job description”

Read More

Why Email Filtering is More Important than Ever

Why Email Filtering is More Important than Ever

Email poses perhaps the greatest risk for organisations in terms of cyber security.

Read More

Categories

see all