Cyber Security Check List

In 2015, a research team at Lancaster University concluded that 99% of cyber risks could be avoided through following a set of simple security measures. These measures, or controls, make up the basis of the government’s standard for security certification, called Cyber Essentials. As a business owner its important to have a working knowledge of Cyber security as this directly …

Hackers try to poison water in Florida

Hackers broke into the IT systems controlling a water treatment facility in Florida on Friday the 5th of February. The hacker began to change the levels of sodium hydroxide that is released into the water. Sheriff Bob Gaultier stated “the hacker changed the concentration of sodium hydroxide from about 100 parts per million to 11,100 ppm. This is a life-threatening …

Microsoft Viva – Va Va voom

Microsoft has announced the launch of their employee experience platform, Microsoft Viva. Delivered through Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Viva incorporates a number of third-party solutions and is designed to help businesses create a “thriving culture with engaged employees and inspiring leaders,” (Microsoft). Microsoft Viva is designed to support four key areas of employee engagement – connecting and collaborating with colleagues, supporting …