The CARA blog is provided by our team to give information on the impact of technology and software on your business and how you can take advantage of them.
In every walk of life, we are routinely encouraged to hope for the best and plan for the worst. If 2020 has proven anything, then it’s that preparing for a worst-case scenario – no matter how unlikely it may seem at the time – is a very sensible course of action. When it comes to assessing business risk, it is [...]
The best way to configure, maintain and protect IT has been perplexing smaller organisations for some years. Then came the COVID-19 crisis; out of the blue and leaving a massive lasting impact. It has created a watershed moment for many businesses, as they now need to consider the best source of proactive IT support to equip them for what is [...]
The world of cybersecurity can be overwhelming upon first glance and there is a myriad of untruths circulating the internet. With this in mind, in order to help you protect your business's valuable data from hackers and cybercriminals, we're debunking a list of 7 popular cybersecurity myths that could jeopardise the success of your business. 1) Myth: Strong passwords are [...]
Cybercrime against small to medium businesses is a significant concern. Over the past twelve months, 54% of all small businesses have been a victim of cybercrime. This is costing the average business £768 per year, though some businesses can have costs which are much higher. Some research has suggested that 66% of businesses don’t have the resources to recover from [...]
Often, for those in companies that have always operated in a very traditional way, outsourcing IT services has never even been a topic for discussion. This isn't because of the decision makers are against the idea as such, but instead, outsourcing can be something that many people fail to understand the benefits of. It's easy to get caught up in [...]
They say that knowledge is the first step to prevention – and this couldn’t be truer when it comes to the IT practices in your business. But for the average company, simply offering available guidelines or providing initial training isn’t enough to keep your employees aware of all the practices they should be following. Continual, active awareness is what is [...]