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    How secure is your company’s IT?

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    Only 47% of organisations feel confident in their understanding of the cybersecurity threat landscape for their business, according to new research from Rackspace Technology – in addition, only two fifths (39%) of UK businesses feel confident in their ability to respond to incidents today.  Constantly evolving security threats and attack methods, as well as increasing […]

    Half of workers admit to opening emails they consider suspicious

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    73% of workers extensively use their company-issued device for personal matters, with nearly two-thirds (60%) admitting to an increase in frequency since starting to work remote. That’s according to the Company-Issued Computers: What are Employees Really Doing with Them report from Mimecast, which says the most common activities were checking personal email (47%), carrying out financial […]

    Half of businesses to ramp digital skills in 2021

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    More than half of UK businesses (56 per cent) are planning to increase spending on digital skills training budgets for staff next year, in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. That’s according to research IT services provider Transputec, which also revealed that 53 per cent of businesses are planning to increase their IT infrastructure budget next […]

    Half of employees admit to making mistakes when it comes to cybersecurity

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    43 per cent of employees have made mistakes resulting in cybersecurity repercussions for themselves or their company, according to a new report, The Psychology of Human Error. The report, by Tessian, surveyed 1,000 workers in the UK and 1,000 workers in the US at the height of the coronavirus outbreak in April, to reveal how stress, […]

    A third of companies suffering video conferencing crashes

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    Just under one third of UK businesses (31 per cent) say their video conferencing system has crashed during a critical meeting since the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a new poll. The polling of 200 businesses decision-makers in UK SMEs is part of a 1,500-word report entitled Covid-19: Isolation Nation, from the Parliament Street think tank. […]

    Coronavirus: Third of businesses lack tech to manage long-term remote working

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    33 per cent of UK businesses say they lack the technology infrastructure to manage long-term remote working during the Covid-19 crisis.  The poll, commissioned by Leonne International, was conducted by independent survey company Censuswide, which questioned 200 senior business decision-makers from large and medium sized companies on the business impact of the Covid-19 crisis. The polling […]

    Coronavirus: Productivity and security at risk from remote working

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    By Stuart Dickinson, COO at eacs Although the global spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) is itself grabbing the headlines, the impact it is having on UK businesses, both big and small, is still unclear.   In light of the recent contagion across Europe, organisations are starting to respond by implementing remote working strategies, but how well will businesses cope if most staff are self-isolating or avoiding travelling to the workplace? According to eacs, leaders in […]

    2020 workplace predictions

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    By Nicole Alvino, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Office, SocialChorus The battle against “fake news” in the workplace will come to a head In 2019, we saw the proliferation of “fake news” spill out of the political sphere and make its way into organisations. Companies are now battling new frontiers we’ve never seen before – from the […]

    How to plan a successful office move

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    If you’re putting together plans to relocate your business, it’s likely you’ll find it can be as challenging as it is exciting, writes Amvia’s Nathan Hill-Haimes… Ensuring that you have everything in place in a timely manner is imperative if you want to avoid costly downtime and disappointed customers. Depending on the size of your […]

    Ever suffered from IT rage? You’re not alone

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    Almost eight million Brits have broken gadgets – in a fit of rage, a study found. Research revealed 15 per cent have run out of patience with their troublesome tech at one time or another and have attempted to destroy it as a result. Typically those polled will endure 63 IT issues a year – […]


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