Pensar's Business IT Blog

Mark Williams

18 October 2018

Why you should choose local IT support (or why you can't support people in London from an office in San Francisco)

Technology has brought the world closer together. However, providing transatlantic IT support to a satellite office is harder than you'd think.

12 October 2018

4 ways to know you’ve outgrown your IT provider

There is very little more exciting to a business owner than growth. It a sign of success, future prosperity and hard work paying off. It’s important that you take full advantage of these moments. If you want to grow, every single part of your business must be able to rise to the occasion. This includes your IT support,...

31 August 2018

The best anti-ransomware software to protect your business

It feels like ransomware is an ever-present spectre in the world of cyber security. In recent years, there has been a rise in small and medium businesses falling victim to such attacks. The problem has grown so much that 43 percent of UK businesses suffered an attack in the last year.

28 August 2018

The future of ransomware: 3 new and surprising methods of infection

In 2018, ransomware is no longer a secret. But, that doesn’t make its future any more transparent. Last year, there was a 90 percent increase in ransomware attacks, proving that there are no signs of it giving up the ghost.

20 August 2018

3 stories about ransomware attacks that will blow your mind

In 2017, there were 184 million ransomware attacks worldwide. Although this is less than the 638 million incidents in 2016, it’s clear that ransomware is still thriving. In fact, cyber criminals are becoming more prevalent, more sophisticated and much more clever.

19 July 2018

The state of ransomware in 2018

Ransomware made headlines in 2017 with the onset of attacks like WannaCry. But, even though we’ve seen fewer high-profile attacks in 2018, the ransomware threat has far from diminished.

Check out these 15 ransomware statistics and visit pensar.co.uk/business-guide-to-ransomware for your free, downloadable guide to protecting...

5 July 2018

5 myths about ransomware that you need to ignore

Ransomware is one of the most dangerous and expensive forms of cyber attack that a business can face. But, despite widespread awareness of the ransomware threat (particularly in the wake of 2017’s WannaCry attack), myths about ransomware and its impacts still pervade.

26 June 2018

How poor internal communications affects your business

We live in the digital era, which means everybody can express their opinions and thoughts over social media. You can instantly communicate with a pal from the other side of the world, and even do business and develop successful relationships, both personal and professionally.

19 June 2018

How (and why) you should align your business strategy with your IT

An effective IT strategy is essential for achieving and maintaining a successful business. But so many small business owners neglect it, and forget to align it with their broader business plans. Here's why you should take another look at your IT strategy and align it with your business one. 

12 June 2018

Are Macs really immune to viruses?

Many people think that Apple devices - like iPhones and Macs - are immune to malware. But are they really? The answer, unfortunately, is no. So why do so many people hold this common misconception? Let's break it down.