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02 Jun
To patch or not to patch, that is the question.

Our systems are working fine as they are, so we have no need to install patches. Right?

It seems like a silly question, not to mention an easy challenge to win. You may be surprised – especially when it comes to the IT security necessity of patch management. Read More “To patch or not to patch, that is the question.”

25 May
Improving Business Delivery Models Through Virtualization and Shift Left Processes

You can’t ‘test quality into’ a system

Businesses today need to be innovative, delighting their customers at every opportunity, in order to survive and grow in highly competitive markets—those that don’t have already been left behind. Read More “Improving Business Delivery Models Through Virtualization and Shift Left Processes”

23 May
Making informed decisions about your business with Big Data

What’s all the fuss about?

Big Data is the latest industry buzzword to describe large volumes of structured and unstructured data that can be difficult to process and analyse but could potentially be used by organisations to improve their efficiency and make more informed decisions. Read More “Making informed decisions about your business with Big Data”

23 May
Most common small business security threats that are faced

Cyber-crime isn’t only a problem for big businesses. Here’s Simon Hughes’s picks of the top five small-business security threats.

With the amount of media coverage that recent data breaches such as those experienced by the likes of eBay, Evernote and Domino’s Pizza quite rightly attract, you may be forgiven for thinking that cyber-crime is a big-business problem. Read More “Most common small business security threats that are faced”

10 May
Layered security and why you need to consider IT

Sometimes it seems like everybody talks about “layered security”, “layered defense”, or “defense in depth”, but nobody really knows what it means. The three phrases are often used interchangeably — but just as often, someone will use two of them to mean completely different things. Read More “Layered security and why you need to consider IT”