Whether you are looking to expand your local storage area network (SAN) or migrating to the cloud, knowing what the consequences and impacts of both decisions is important and to understand the capabilities and cost management of both systems.
Ransomware is a specific type of malicious software that encrypts the victim’s files so that they are unable to access them unless a form of payment is made. Falling a victim of ransomware could seriously put your business & personal data at risk of being exposed or deleted.
The shift to remote working was initially triggered as a result of the pandemic and continued to remain in place by many businesses. However, this unexpected and rapid shift has meant that many businesses have not been able to prepare for the world of remote working. Employees have been using their personal devices and networks that are nowhere near as secure as those implemented inside the workplace.
Now is the time to become cyber aware and keep up with cyber security. Many SME’s are failing at some of the most basic cyber security procedures and as the threats are becoming more advanced and less targeted, your business could be at risk. There isn’t a single solution to providing 100% protection by itself against cyber attacks but the risk can be minimised and reduced through discipline, education and management alongside using sophisticated cyber security practises.
A recent UK Government’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey has found that 2 in 5 UK businesses have reported a cyber attack or a data breach in the last 12 months. These findings are suggesting to us that the level of cyber security breaches and attacks have amplified since Covid-19. A huge reason for this is remote working and businesses struggling to manage and oversee IT security whilst their employees are working from home.
Solutions4IT is a company based in Birmingham that has been providing IT services & support for over 20 years. We have highly experienced and trained staff that provide a wide range of IT services including: phone, email, ticket & onsite IT support. As we all know, technology can have its ups and downs which is why we believe that 24 hour support is vital to ensuring that businesses can run efficiently with minimal disruption and downtime.