6 Things to Consider During Your Next Video Call

Video calls are not exactly the newest thing to grace the technology stage – in fact, Skype has been doing it for well over 10 years. But they are quickly becoming our biggest lifeline for maintaining communication both in our personal and professional lives.   Put simply.  The various video chat platforms around are not complicated to use, but it also doesn’t take a lot for them to become a painful or unpleasant experience.   We have …

Anti-malware software Functions

What does Anti-malware software actually do?

As technology advances, integrating itself into almost every aspect of our lives- we become more accustom to providing personal and sensitive information to machines, websites, apps and emails when they request it. However, as technology evolves so do those out there trying to exploit it for there own personal gain. Therefore, it’s so important for businesses to ensure they have …

Why should you back up cloud platforms?

Cloud platforms (Office 365 or Google G Suite) – why back them up?

Cloud platforms, the holy grail of data storage – or so many might think. While these platforms are a wonderful tool for storing and managing company data, they don’t provide foolproof data protection. Data stored in the cloud can still fall victim to malicious attacks, user error and accidental overwriting. It’s unlikely Microsoft or Googles servers will entirely fail but …

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, do small businesses need it?

As amazing as technology is, it’s not perfect. Systems sometimes fail, hackers find loopholes or employees make mistakes. All these events impact businesses small and large no matter the industry. Which is why BCDR (Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery) is something businesses cannot afford to disregard.   While recent news stories have covered data breaches and failures impacting business giants and government bodies, the …