No-nonsense print security tips

Conversations about GDPR and print security can be pretty awkward, or at the very least a little uncomfortable. So let’s make this quick! The first perception is that GDPR compliance for businesses involves costly investment. But this does not necessarily have to be the case. And it certainly doesn’t have to be as clumsy and…

5 reasons you need Barracuda if you’re running Microsoft Office 365

Using Office 365 for your business productivity tools certainly has many advantages; easy, user-friendly accessibility from anywhere and at anytime, simplified email access, and reduced costs of business operations and management. However, the migration and use of Office 365 isn’t without security risks. In this article we look at 5 of those risks, and how…

No awkward conversations…

….just a free 5-minute guide to lowering your print costs. Have you got five minutes to talk about printing? Probably not (unless you’re Dave). You’re busy. Business is fast-moving and your IT department is under pressure to support it. You’re fielding a million and one other conversations. It’s OK; we get it. How to avoid…

The “print security” conversation

In a survey of UK, French and German midmarket and large companies, Quocirca found that only 22% of all the businesses surveyed were completely satisfied that their print infrastructure was secure. That could be an awkward conversation to have in the age of stringent data privacy. GDPR compliance and secure printing in particular can seem…

Well this is awkward…. reduce printing wastage

We’re under no illusions – nobody wants a conversation about printers. Maybe that’s why so many SMBs in the UK (52%, according to some surveys) are turning a blind eye to the cost of their printing. Because if they knew what they were spending (£10,000-a-year-plus in many cases) they most likely wouldn’t be able to…

Backup vs archiving: when, why and how

There is often confusion between the two complementary processes of data backup and information archiving. In this article, we compare them and discuss the specific needs addressed by each one. We also review why organisations continue to need both a backup and an archiving solution even after they have moved to Microsoft Office 365. Comparing…

How to improve user productivity – without a theory lesson

A core objective of every business is to ensure that revenue consistently outpaces costs. Technology plays a huge role in achieving that goal. Interruptions—whether hardware or software failure, user fatigue, or vexing collaboration issues—are significant inhibitors of productivity that employers must keep to a minimum to prevent adverse impacts on revenue. Demystify the productivity problem…

The evolution of spear phishing – is your business prepared?

Why is phishing spelt with a ph? What makes spear phishing different? Who’s a potential target? Spear phishing is a huge concern to organisations around the world. It’s therefore crucial to understand that the evolution of spear phishing, key targets, and best practices to prevent these pervasive attacks. Many people think that spear phishing is just…

Guaranteed peace of mind with email security

The bad news? A single security strategy won’t protect your business while threats are evolving, improving, and growing in sophistication. But the good news is that there are solutions. The polymorphic nature of modern cyber threats renders traditional signature-based defence mechanisms inadequate. On the other hand, in-depth defence techniques like sandboxing are expensive and come…