What is Shadow IT and how can businesses combat it?

Shadow IT refers to information technology (IT) projects that are managed outside of, and without the knowledge of, the IT department. As companies reach to the “cloud” their enthusiasm for hasty adoption can suddenly be tempered by security, compliance, and governance concerns. Once this is reviewed and a plan of action made then adoption makes perfect sense. However it’s the shadow/ …

How can your business stay vigilant in periods of “heightened” global cyber risk?

Following Russia’s attack on Ukraine, the National Cyber Security Centre has placed the cyber threat in the UK as “heightened”. The cyber challenge becomes increasingly complex as the hacktivists group Anonymous have become involved. Anonymous has apparently hacked into Russia’s media censorship agency and released 340,000 files in the latest undermining of Putin’s war media campaign. The reality is that …

The 2021 Guide to How to keep your business safe from anywhere, on any device – Hybrid Working – Cyber Security

After months of working from home, restrictions have now eased, and many businesses have implemented a hybrid work model whereby employees work both in the office and remotely. This comes as no surprise as a recent survey found that 47% of employees would be likely to look for another job if their employer failed to offer flexible working arrangements. Hybrid …