Pensar's Business IT Blog

Mark Williams

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.

12 September 2017

We’re busting 3 myths about GDPR for marketers

If you search for ‘GDPR’ on Google, you’ll get more than five million search results. Even a more targeted search for ‘GDPR for marketers’  will get you more than one hundred thousand. There’s a lot of information on GDPR out there, sure, but not all of it is reliable. 

7 September 2017

Cyber security training for SMBs: 8 free resources

In 2016 cyber crime affected over 2.9 million companies in the UK at a total cost of £29.1 million. Despite this, UK workers fail to adequately protect their data and devices and businesses prioritise productivity and convenience over security.

29 August 2017

Data protection in the US vs Europe: what businesses need to know

Data protection laws differ between countries and continents. Here's what you need to know about data protection in the US vs Europe.

23 August 2017

Do you need a Data Protection Officer under GDPR?

Under Article 37 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), certain organisations must appoint a data protection officer (DPO). Here’s how to find out if this rule applies to you.

16 August 2017

15 best (and most reliable) sources of IT security news

We live in a world of contradictions. Some people will disagree with facts and cry out ‘FAKE NEWS!’ But they’ll believe actual fake news.

8 August 2017

6 things agencies need to know about data management

With so many data-driven apps available, the digital world is an exciting one for marketers. But it’s not without threats and challenges.

11 July 2017

Strong cyber resilience: here’s what it looks like in a small business

Keeping IT productive with minimal downtime can sometimes feel like doing rounds with Mike Tyson - especially if you’re a small business with limited resources. Whether it’s a technology failure, human error or external threat - you fix one thing; then another comes at you.