Pensar's Business IT Blog

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.

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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. 

15 May 2018

Infographic: 10 statistics that show why training is the key to good data protection and cybersecurity

When it comes to cybersecurity, having the right technology, policies and a proactive IT strategy are a good start. But employee training and awareness are the real key to preventing common threats from crippling your business.

7 May 2018

Why the best data protection is tailored to fit

Just like a good business suit, the strongest data protection is made to measure. Why? Because draft documents, customer information, spreadsheets: every type of data you handle is different.

30 April 2018

5 tips for running your business from anywhere

There are more mobile devices on this planet than there are people. And that fact is affecting both personal and professional lives across the globe.

27 April 2018

What you need to know before you open an overseas office

If you thought starting your own business was hard, wait until you begin trading in another country.

13 April 2018

6 tools, tips and techniques for maintaining your compliance with the GDPR after the 25th May deadline

The deadline for complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has come and gone. You've done your compliance assessment, made the necessary updates to your processes, policies and technologies, and may have even appointed a Data Protection Officer. You’ve got all your ducks in a row.