Entries by John Murray

Dispelling common misconceptions about disaster recovery for modern businesses

Disasters come in various forms, from malicious cyberattacks to unexpected system failures to natural calamities. With these threats becoming increasingly common, businesses must navigate through a maze of myths and misconceptions surrounding disaster recovery. Here are the top six disaster recovery myths you should be aware of. Myth 1: Disaster recovery is only necessary for […]

Web conversion tips to boost your online success

For many of today’s website operators, boosting conversion rates is one of the primary goals. Transforming casual visitors into loyal customers is, after all, the ultimate aim of maintaining an online presence. To facilitate this crucial mission, we present these five practical tips you can immediately implement to boost your site’s conversion rate. Keep it […]

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Most essential cybersecurity training topics to safeguard your business

It’s no secret that cybersecurity has become a necessity for small businesses. As the threat landscape continues to evolve, grasping the fundamentals of cybersecurity is not only crucial for safeguarding your operations, but also for keeping your business from becoming a gateway to more widespread attacks. Knowledge is the key, and with the right cybersecurity […]

Key tips for boosting online security

The digital landscape is riddled with threats: malware attacks, phishing scams, and data breaches are just a few. But by taking a proactive approach to cybersecurity, you can significantly reduce your risk and keep your business safe. Here’s a guide to fortifying your online defenses. Create strong, unique passwords Passwords are your first line of […]

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SMBs are being hit with more malware attacks than ever, and many can’t keep up

Between infostealers, ransomware, and BEC attacks, SMBs are having a hard time remaining secure Information-stealing malware, ransomware, and business email compromise (BEC), remain the three biggest cyber-threats small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) are facing, a new report from Sophos has warned. The company claims almost half of all malware detected on SMB endpoints last year were […]

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Online employee monitoring: Should businesses implement it?

Employee monitoring has become a widely debated topic today. With advancements in technology and the increasing reliance on digital communication and work platforms, many employers are choosing to monitor their employees’ activities. This practice has many benefits, but it’s not without drawbacks. Here, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of online employee monitoring to help […]

Email attacks on business tripled in 2023 — and ChatGPT was often the culprit

Email attacks against businesses have increased dramatically as hackers continually use generative AI tools to optimize their content and streamline malicious campaigns, new research has claimed.  A new report from Acronis based on data collected from more than a million unique endpoints across 15 countries, found AI-powered phishing affected more than 90% of organizations last year, and that AI helped email […]

Your eyes aren’t fooling you – the default font for Microsoft 365 has changed

Microsoft 365 users are waking up to a major change in how they view their files after the office software’s default font finally began to change. Aptos, which was previously known as Bierstadt, replaces Calibri, a long-serving font that became the default for the Microsoft 365 in 2007. Microsoft describes Aptos as a “precise, contemporary sans serif typeface inspired […]

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Modernizing print security for today’s working world

Security is a top priority for many businesses, but the speed at which the cybersecurity landscape is evolving and the increasing sophistication of cyberattacks means a detailed understanding of where some of the biggest risks are coming from is limited amongst many CISOs and IT managers. By 2025, the cost of cybercrime for businesses is predicted to reach $10.5 trillion, […]