Business disasters can strike at any time. Whether it’s an office fire that destroys your hardware, a flood which prevents you accessing your workplace, or a ransomware attack which encrypts your data – anything which brings your business to a halt can have a long-lasting impact on your profits and your reputation if you are unable to meet your customers’ needs. Recovering from these disasters quickly, and with no data loss can be the difference between your company surviving or going out of business.
Today, almost every aspect of a modern business is connected to the internet and so managed IT services have gone from being an advantage for businesses to being an absolute necessity. Here are 7 reasons why your business needs managed IT services.
Microsoft recently announced the upcoming release of Windows 11. It has been over 6 years since a full, numbered release of Windows and there are several improvements to both the front and back-end of the Windows platform coming in the latest version.
Vulnerability scanning uses software to scan for vulnerabilities in a computer and networks. Many applications have critical security flaws in them which can leave your entire network at risk. Before, they were addressed by security patches, recent vulnerabilities in Zoom have allowed hackers to remotely control user’s PCs and flaws in Adobe Reader’s code allowed malicious code to be executed on Windows user’s machines.
Network security involves adopting preventative actions to secure your network and its underlying infrastructure against the infiltration of ransomware and malware, the exfiltration of sensitive data, or potential damage to your ability to continue operating. When your network isn’t secure, your data and your customers’ data are at risk of being breached. This can have financial, reputational, and regulatory consequences.