Cyber weakest link?

Don’t let your weakest link bring your business down, writes Paul Barber, an infrastructure manager from managed service provider IT Specialists.

We’ve all heard the saying “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link”. When it comes to your organisation’s cyber resilience, the figurative chain is built with a blend of IT infrastructure and employee practices. A balance between the two is critical. You might have a seemingly impenetrable network perimeter, but if a hapless employee downloads a malicious file onto their computer from a phishing email, you have a weak link.

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Future-proof technology is a myth: can your tech keep up?

It’s true: there is no such thing as future-proof IT. As Deloitte pointed out in its “Technology Industry Outlook 2017”, technology is changing at warp speed, opening up countless opportunities in the business world. On the flip side, technological change brings new challenges as businesses struggle to keep their systems up to date. How can you get the most value from your IT investment without getting left behind? Here are our top tips.

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[Infographic] 12 steps to take now before GDPR

With less than a year before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on 25 May 2018, now is the time to ensure your business is ready. Please take a moment to review our infographic below to see what key steps you should take.

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