Businesses have to stay ahead of the curve to stand out. Adapting to the times and developing new strategies is essential to business growth, says Shredall’s Nik Williams.
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No doubt many businesses will be tempted by the new BlackBerry DTEK50, hailed by the brand as the "world’s most secure smartphone". With cyber attacks on the rise, and hackers becoming increasingly sophisticated, the more tools and technology you can have in your arsenal the better.
We’re marching steadily, and increasingly rapidly, towards a world where the Internet of Things is built into each aspect of everyday life and data defines the business winners from the losers – so we need to be ready for it.
For IT directors, there is perhaps one telephone call that will stop them in their tracks: the "we’ve been hacked" call.
The recent hacking of the customer details of 2.4 million customers of Carphone Warehouse provides a stark reminder of the risks of data breaches and the importance of effective data security.
Research by Clearswift amongst 4,000 employees in Britain, Germany, US and Australia, found that for £5,000 – the price of a family Caribbean holiday or less than three months of the average UK monthly wage – 25 per cent would sell company patents, financial records and customer credit card details.
If an organisation loses your personal data, would you expect them to tell you about it? The media’s appetite for reporting stories of laptops lost on trains and cyber criminals’ ever more sophisticated hacking techniques is a reflection of the increasing importance of data security to consumers and corporates alike.
The average cost to a company of a major fraud attack is estimated at $3.5m – a rise of 15 per cent on the previous year. Here is why you cannot afford to ignore your data security.
As more companies adopt cloud services, here is how you can ensure your data stays safe.
One of the top goals for business leaders today is to better understand, engage with and retain their customers.
What happens when an employee leaves your business – are you letting them walk right out the door with access to sensitive or valuable business information?