Many business owners can assure that having a small business will deter hackers from targeting them, but this isn’t the case. In actuality, botnets and automated scanning techniques don’t differentiate between big or small companies. They are only looking for weaknesses in your clients’ IT security, and the easier they are to find, the more at risk your client’s business is from a cyber-attack. However there are many things that small businesses can do to lock down their networks and to help prevent these breaches from happening without breaking the bank.
As an IT manager or provider in general, it’s vital that you are up to date with the latest technology and its reliability to support your clients in their business. Over the past 5 years, there has been a number of technologies that IT managers have begun to rely upon and recommend to customers. These include three components that are growing in popularity:
Since its launch in 2012, over £900m worth of sales have taken place via the G-Cloud platform. The G-Cloud program was setup as an agreement between the government and suppliers who offer cloud-based facilities. This was done so that essential resources including the processing of high end applications and storage could be delivered via cloud. So far, both customer and supplier have found it to be an extremely useful tool. Here we explain the benefits of G-Cloud Certification and the difference that it makes.
The four main services that the G-Cloud framework offers are: