At Dynamic Networks Group, we recognise the importance of taking a holistic approach to cyber security, so whilst we focus on award-winning technical solutions, we recognise that our clients need to not only understand the technical issues involved, but also the business risks, too.
Now that summer seems to finally have hit the UK, many of us find ourselves counting down to our annual escape. Wherever you plan to visit this year, be it France, Japan or the USA, the last thing you want to be worrying about is whether you’ll even be able to get off the ground once you reach the airport.
As businesses grow, their infrastructure needs to be able to expand accordingly. And while access control may not be the most pressing issue as a company is starting out, as it grows and finds more staff, and more and more clients and visitors begin to require access to its buildings and site, the benefits of effectively controlled access speak for themselves.
Take a look at the ‘to do’ list of a business owner, and you’d be surprised just how far down that list IT falls. And yet you’d be hard-pressed to find any business that doesn’t rely on IT in some capacity to aid its smooth day-to-day running.
Following on from the potentially devastating WannaCry NHS ransomware attacks earlier this month, we have been inundated with requests about how businesses can safeguard against future attacks.
When you have a build schedule to meet, time is of the essence. You need your site to be up and running, safe and secure, in the fastest possible timeframe and you need the site to run smoothly throughout the build.
On Friday, the country watched in horror as NHS computer systems were hit by a debilitating cyber-attack. The ransomware that hit trusts in England and Scotland, known as Wanna Decryptor or WannaCry, has infected 200,000 machines in 150 countries since Friday.
If there’s an unsung IT hero of our modern age, it has to be the data centre. They are without question the powerhouses of the digital world, working away behind the scenes to keep the world running smoothly, housing the often highly complex computer systems and network support hardware required to keep organisations of all shapes and sizes operational.
At the beginning of the year, we took an in-depth look at the various ways businesses can protect themselves against the ever-present threat of cyber-crime, but statistics released recently by the UK Government show that most firms still have a way to go before they are strong enough to withstand a cyber-attack.
Leeds Digital Festival has been taking place this week, with events across our home city celebrating all forms of digital culture. Topics have included everything from closing the North’s digital skills gap to coding for beginners, with many sessions relevant to a number of the UK’s largest sectors, including health and care.
With changes to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to come into effect in just over a year’s time, our IT team has produced guidance on getting your business ‘GDPR ready’.