Pensar's Business IT Blog

13 March 2018

The laggard’s checklist: what small business can do now to prepare for GDPR

The GDPR is almost here, and many businesses aren't ready for it. Here’s an essential checklist to help your small business prepare for GDPR.

7 March 2018

To upgrade your IT, or not to upgrade? That is the question

The world of IT is one of progress. Indeed, it seems like less and less time is passing before a new ‘revolutionary’ piece of kit comes out that aims to ‘change the game’ for everyone.

4 March 2018

6 places to get definitive answers to your lingering GDPR questions

We're on the home run with GDPR now, but many businesses still have uncertainties and questions. Here's our list of the best places to get answers. 

19 February 2018

4 effective ways to get more out of your small business IT budget

You don’t need to be the next Bill Gates to ensure long-term business success. When it comes to cost control, sometimes all you need is a bit of lateral thinking.

7 February 2018

Shadow IT horror stories: the risk of going rogue

As a business owner, you want secure data and happy employees. Having both, however, is harder than it sounds. To secure your data you need to impose restraints, but to make your employees happy you need to embrace flexibility.

24 January 2018

6 free online templates you can use to write your IT policy

Did you know that 20 percent of the UK workforce don’t have basic computer skills? And 22 percent can’t operate IT or software at an advanced level?

18 January 2018

Ask an expert: how often should our IT policies be reviewed and updated?

Your IT policies are not like rotisserie ovens; you can’t just ‘set and forget’ them. But how often should you review and update them? Here’s our recommendation.

8 January 2018

What you need to know about the Spectre and Meltdown processor security flaws

Computer researchers recently discovered two major security flaws affecting processing chips made by Intel, AMD and ARM, putting billions of computers and devices at risk. Here’s what you need to know about the flaws, and what it means for you.

28 December 2017

5 ways setting up an office in the UK is different to in the USA

Besides the humour, the food portions and the slang, it’s easy to think there really isn’t much difference between the US and the UK. We drive on the other side of the road here, but our culture is roughly the same, right?

18 December 2017

Should marketing agencies make clients do cyber security training?

Cyber security training is crucial to win clients over. But what about the other side of the coin?