Pensar's Business IT Blog

Mark Williams

12 December 2017

6 tips to solve the perennial problem of password security

Having strong password security is like healthy eating: we all know we should be doing it, but few of us actually follow through. 

5 December 2017

Ask an expert: why is my computer so slow?

Computers, like people, age with time. They slow down, accumulate 'junk' and even get viruses. Here's a few reasons why your computer may be running slow - and what you can do to fix it.  

28 November 2017

How to minimise disruption in an office move

An office relocation is one the most stressful events on a small business's calendar. It's disruptive, it's complex and it can be expensive. 

22 November 2017

Here's why your small business needs a documented IT security policy

You may think your business doesn’t need a formal, documented IT security policy. After all, documentation and worrying about information security is just for big unwieldy mega-corporations right? Wrong. 

21 November 2017

5 online scams every UK small business should be aware of

According to the National Audit Office (NAO) police forces in the UK are not doing enough to combat the growing threat of online fraud. According to their report, fraud cost the private sector £144 billion in 2016 after almost 2 million cyber-related fraud incidents.

6 November 2017

6 IT benchmarking metrics every small business should be tracking

The secret to getting better at anything - whether it be playing a sport, perfecting a craft or running a business - is knowledge. Having the right knowledge and information is what allows you to continuously improve and grow.

2 November 2017

‘Does my phone have a virus?’ and other common IT support questions (and their answers)

At Pensar, we provide businesses with 24/7 phone support, on-site support and managed IT services - among many other things. That means we field hundreds of IT support queries every week.

22 October 2017

How to create a strong password: 8 essential tips

Here’s a riddle for you. There’s a key that opens many doors, but it puts your business at risk of a cyber attack more than anything else in the world. What is it?

If you said password, you answered correctly.

27 September 2017

Top 14 small business cyber security statistics every CEO needs to know (infographic)

Last year was undoubtedly the ‘year of the hack’. Numerous high-profile cyber attacks caused cybersecurity to enter into the public consciousness, making more and more people aware of the need to protect their businesses.

21 September 2017

4 encrypted email services that will protect your data and privacy

Whether you’re Edward Snowden or just someone who doesn’t want their inbox mined for advertising insights, these encrypted email services will do a good job of protecting your privacy and your data.

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