Welcome to our Spring IT Security Update! Considering the Microsoft Exchange patch issues that have recently been in the tech news, in this quarter’s edition, Jamie thought that now would be the ideal time to look at patches in more detail, reminding you of their importance for your business data security.
To start off 2021, Jamie’s winter update looks at ex-employees and the threats they pose to the organisation they leave behind. He reminds you why it’s vitally important for your business to put a process in place to ensure that one of the most overlooked cyberthreats is contained as quickly as possible.
For our last IT Security Quarterly Update of 2020, which ties in well with National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), Jamie questions why so many organisations still don’t see cyber security as a priority. He raises the issue of what happens when you’re attacked and what you can do to protect your business – even including a useful free guide to download on ‘The ultimate secret to keeping your business data safe’.
As restrictions from lockdown relax and organisations are encouraged to return to the workplace, most businesses are now looking at their options. Some will have staff returning on a full-time basis whilst others will have chosen a more flexible approach to working. How will your business deal with these new working patterns and how will you plan for this new normal?
In this quarter’s IT Security update, Jamie looks at the value of your business data. Data security is vital for any business as the data you hold is one of your most important assets. Having the appropriate technical and organisational measures in place to mitigate any data security risks is a priority, even more so whilst your staff continue to work flexibly or work from home.
During the COVID-19 pandemic many organisations have had to relocate their staff to work from home. For most, it was a rush with lots of last minute changes and an initial loss of productivity. So now that the government is slowly easing us out of lockdown, we should really be taking some time to plan for our business's eventual return to the workplace...