With the current Covid crises, Lockdown in place & the threat of different tiers of restriction being enforced once this is over, you may want to look at your setup with regards to home working for your staff.
A lot of businesses may have already know what to do and may have already done this, but there are still a few out there that may not be as prepared.
A couple of months ago we did let you know how we could help you ensure your team are all set to WFH and are prepared to start remote working. But for those that didn't catch that, and are now evaluating how they can be prepared in case there is a local lockdown in the Swindon and Wiltshire area, here is a checklist that you can use to make sure you are ready...
With the current and most recent announcement that home working should once again be the norm, at least for the next 6 months, we are now finding that many local Swindon Businesses were not really at grips with the technology that was required to make it happen.
Overnight companies had to get to grips with how they could continue operating in these unique circumstances. Some, like manufacturing and hospitality, were left high and dry, while others discovered that only a radical shift in working practices would enable them to continue to operate through lockdown. I mean lets be honest, how many people knew what a VPN was, and as for Zoom, it was just something we would hear our children saying when playing with cars.
We all know that Swindon is a hub for new businesses and at Systems Integration we are fully aware of the initial issues that many of these new businesses face and are often unaware.
What with getting your brand seen, securing new clients and building a reliable and solid team, many often overlook some of the basics such as IT security and awareness.
Nearly 50% of UK businesses experienced some form of a cyberattack in 2019-2020, and more than 60% of cybersecurity experts are concerned about data loss and leakage, among a range of other vectors. Obtianing data illegally is now a big business and the criminals and hackers are upping their game daily. If you are just starting up your business, are you aware of what level of security you will need to ensure your clients’ data and your business is safe? This month we give you some tips..