Don’t Let A Click Cost You Thousands

December 29th, 2021

In 2021, we saw cybersecurity threats saw and experts are predicting 2022 will see more of the same. Ransomware is becoming a major concern for businesses of every size and across industries. Find out how to avoid these types of attacks.

Learning from the GoDaddy breach

November 30th, 2021

GoDaddy, the largest and most widely trusted domain registrar globally, was the victim of a data breach in mid-November 2021, affecting 1.2 million active and inactive WordPress users. Managed WordPress services resellers like Media Temple, Domain Factory, Heart Internet and 123reg, were also compromised in the breach.

Costs and Benefits of In-House vs Outsourced Cybersecurity for SMEs

November 30th, 2021

Cybersecurity challenges have moved from IT and Security desks to that of boardrooms as hackers get savvier about breaking through even the most high-tech defences to the detriment of SMEs and non-profit organisations. Cybersecurity has become an important topic of conversation and everyone’s responsibility.

Do You Know How You’d Respond to a Cybersecurity Incident?

November 15th, 2021

When an unexpected incident like a cyber-attack or breach occurs, it is a very stressful period for business owners, their employees, and other vested stakeholders. A cybersecurity incident response plan is a document designed to help your organisation to respond and recover from a cybersecurity incident. A cyber incident has been defined by the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) as any unauthorised access to an organisation’s IT systems. These may be breaches, malicious attacks (such as denial of service, ransomware, phishing). A cybersecurity response plan lays out a step-by-step approach, from whom to contact to how to handle communications and how to identify lessons learned to prevent future events. Here are some important steps you need to take in understanding, mitigating and recovering from cyber incidents:

IT Strategy for 2022

November 11th, 2021

The world has changed since COVID-19 and there’s no going back. We all know this and have heard it over and over again. But despite this, many businesses have yet to reflect these changes in their IT budgets and strategies. We think 2022 is the year that many will begin to prioritise IT, recognising that it can be a differentiator and, in fact, the backbone of a business.

We believe that a good IT strategy should be adaptive and continuously updated, coordinated and aligned with business strategies, and documented (not something held in the head of one person).

How to manage hybrid working

July 13th, 2021

Companies of every shape and size are re-evaluating the way their employees work. Forbes recently reported on several major UK companies anticipating a move to the hybrid model, where employees divide their time between the office and home. Nedbank, one of South Africa’s biggest banks, also announced its intentions to only have 60% of its staff on its campuses on any given day. In fact, Gartner estimates that by 2022, 25% of the global knowledge workforce will choose their home as the primary workplace, and 45% of the workforce will be working from home two to three days per week.

Digital Transformation from Within

June 1st, 2021

Digital transformation has become a buzzword as companies change the tools they use and even their business models to remain competitive in a changing world. According to SuperOffice, however, it’s not the companies that are driving this change, but their customers.