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The biggest challenge to business development and growth is the engagement of your team which is why CARA Technology ensure human resources and personnel needs of the IT infrastructure are in place before moving forward with new implementations and software progression.

Human resource applications must benefit the department and employees, so their integration is important as is the security of the systems used to support the IT network.  Personnel data security as customer data security, should be top of the list in valued and sensitive information for any company.

Addressing the human factor in cyber security

A recent survey showed that about 52% of the 5,000 businesses that took part in the study believed that their employees were their most vulnerable cybersecurity weakness. In a similar study involving organisations in the UK, nearly two-thirds of the respondents admitted that human error was to blame for data breaches in their organisations. The [...]

By |2020-01-18T17:56:30+00:00October 16th, 2019|Cyber-Crime, Human Resources & IT, IT Security Aware|Comments Off on Addressing the human factor in cyber security

Are you utilising technology efficiently enough in your work practices?

Business to business service providers, as well as professional practices such as solicitors and financial advisers, survive or thrive on the old adage that time is money. Modern technology has made wide-ranging promises about its ability to generate much more of this pivotal resource. Its capacity to automate business processes – and the fingertip [...]

By |2020-05-26T10:59:20+00:00June 13th, 2019|Business Phone Use, Human Resources & IT, IT Gadgets for the Workplace, IT Hardware in the Business World, Managed IT Services by CARA|Comments Off on Are you utilising technology efficiently enough in your work practices?

How can SMEs build business growth from digital workplaces?

The most successful and promising business ventures are invariably the ones who move with the times. In modern industry and commerce, this requires not just the creation of a “digital workplace” but also knowing how to unleash its potential! What is a digital workplace? This term describes an organisation which has fully integrated and [...]

By |2019-08-30T13:05:49+00:00April 12th, 2019|Human Resources & IT, IT Gadgets for the Workplace, IT Hardware in the Business World, IT Software User Development, Microsoft Solutions|Comments Off on How can SMEs build business growth from digital workplaces?

GDPR kick starts new cyber security journey

There are two ways of looking at the imminent EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). When it goes live in May, you can sit back and relax, believing that many of your cyber security obligations are covered in your preparation for the new legislation. Or, you can see it as a signal that you have [...]

Cyber security mistakes that are leaving your small business at risk

Cyber security is something that all businesses need to be concerned with today. Hackers are getting more sophisticated by the day, and it seems that not a week goes by without news of several data breaches – and these are just the high profile ones. It is predicted that data breaches cost micro and small [...]

How to get your employees on board with cyber security

The importance of cyber security cannot be ignored. All businesses are targets, no matter how big or small your company is. Did you know that data breaches cost organisations in the UK an average of £2.48 million? Also, did you know that one of the main data breach causes is employee error? If you do [...]

Why proactive IT can make your business better

When it comes to looking after your IT services, management of strategy, security and even software updates are often at the back of a business's mind; until something bad happens, that is. By choosing to go proactive with your IT management, you can not only avoid bad situations at the worst possible time - you [...]

The key benefits of IT security training for your team

Ensuring your business’s IT security systems are robust is paramount to the successful operation and growth of your business. Having robust systems in place is only the first step in establishing and maintaining an IT system which will function and support the demands placed on it by your business. By training your team in IT [...]

By |2018-07-17T10:29:16+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Human Resources & IT, IT Security Aware|0 Comments

Is your IT ready for new data legislation?

There is growing concern that many small businesses are not properly prepared for the introduction of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in just a few months. In fact, there could well be enterprises still either oblivious to its impact or operating under the mistaken belief that it doesn’t apply to them. You can't [...]

How well do your HR systems support your IT security?

This month's guest blog is from Emma Fay-Touhey of the HR Dept Emma provides excellent support to all of  her clients, including ourselves, and we are delighted to have her thoughts on the vital role a good HR system plays in the defence against cyber-crime. If you would like a free HR review to see how [...]

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