The UK government has announced that businesses which do not have adequate systems to protect against cybercrime in place will be subject to fines of up to £17 million. The measure is being introduced in an attempt to safeguard services and utilities deemed essential to the British public, and will most likely target energy, health, transport and water companies. […]
Regardless of the particular niche in which your business operates, it’s almost inevitable that you’re going to need a network of computers and the attendant equipment to service you and your staff members. […]
With our carbon footprint an increasingly weighty topic on everyone’s mind, there’s never been a better time for your business to go green. Not only will you be doing your bit for the environment, but you can actually set yourself apart from your rivals and make yourself more attractive to prospective clients and customers. In a market as competitive as the SME sector, every little helps.
Ransomware. We’re all familiar with the term, whether it be from news reports, online scaremongering or, heaven forbid, a brush with the beast itself. This form of cyber crime is still incredibly popular all over the world, despite the fact that its reputation (or notoriety) precedes it by some distance. […]
We’ve all had that sinking feeling when we’ve realised that a document didn’t save your changes. Or you choose “save” instead of “save as” and accidentally overwrite the original. Of course, that’s one of the reasons that you keep a backup isn’t it? Just in case you need it. […]
If 2018 means a move to bigger premises, then it’s essential to plan well in advance to avoid any disruption during the move. Here at Pink Chalk we have plenty of experience planning and executing office relocations so we’ve put together a few tips for what you can do to make your relocation as stress-free and smooth as possible. […]
Ransomware is a popular method of digital attack as it is so incredibly simple to implement. It can be introduced through the time honoured weak link in the IT security chain – the end user. […]
The forecast for the future of computing is decidedly cloudy with more and more companies seeing for themselves the benefits of moving to Cloud computing. Here’s Pink Chalk’s top six reasons for migrating to the cloud […]
When it comes to protecting your business from cybercrime including ransomware, two famous sayings come to mind:
Prevention is better than cure
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Replacing hardware can be quite costly, many people put it off for as long as possible. However, running a business with failing hardware can be even more problematic. Not only does it slow systems down and affect productivity, but outdated hardware can also be susceptible to malware and viruses, making it a security threat.