News, IT & Tech Blog by ESP Projects IT consultants

    • How Microsoft 365 Defender Can Shield Your Company From Phishing Scams

      • Harvey Morton

      Phishing can lose you a lot of money and expose sensitive information. Microsoft 365 Defender can dramatically mitigate this risk with several features. 

      Phishing attacks are a severe threat to your business. These fraudulent actions can cause your team members to accidentally share financial, customer, and account information with cybercriminals. 

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    • The 8 Key Mistakes That Can Cripple Your Business Continuity Plan

      • Harvey Morton

      The only way to continue your operations in case of setbacks is to enforce a well-thought-out business continuity plan. However, you’ll need to avoid several mistakes when developing your strategy.

      Your operations may seem efficient and failproof, but the reality is that obstacles can happen at any time. Whether you’ve lost a major client or can’t achieve good team dynamics, it’s essential to keep going. 

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    • The University That Was Hit by a Cybersecurity Attack (and the 6 Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities You Need to Ensure Your Business Doesn’t Have)

      • Harvey Morton

      Cybercriminals can take advantage of various vulnerabilities in your company. Patching them up is crucial to protecting your reputation.

      Taking your cybersecurity seriously is essential regardless of your organization. Otherwise, criminals can easily halt your operations. 

      Take the University of Sunderland as an example. 

      At first, it seemed like they had a standard IT issue that they would quickly resolve. But they soon realized that they were a victim of a cyberattack. 

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    • Creating an IT Compliance Policy – The 7 Things You Need to Consider

      • Harvey Morton

      Conducting business operations in the digital world is prone to security risks. Mitigating them would be impossible if you don’t have an IT compliance policy.

      Setting up a robust IT compliance policy in your business is more important now than ever. And it’s because most organizations now depend on digitized services. 

      Online companies rely on e-commerce websites to do business by taking orders and receiving payments. Even brick-and-mortar organizations utilize software to perform various activities, such as order management and back-office accounting. 

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    • Organising Your Office Desktop to Improve Productivity – The 7 Tips

      • Harvey Morton

      Increasing productivity in your business doesn’t just entail optimising your equipment and sharpening your attention. Decluttering your computer desktop is also essential.

      A clutter-free office is paramount to improving your productivity. Piles of stationery on your desk can cause you to waste a lot of time searching for a critical document. As a result, you’re less likely to meet deadlines. 

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    • Is Your Data Secure? 8 Best Practices for Vetting Cybersecurity Vendors

      • Harvey Morton

      An effective way to bolster your business’s data security is to work with a Managed Service Provider (MSP) or I.T. Service Provider (ITSP). They address network vulnerabilities to prevent cybercriminals from exploiting them.

      Besides monitoring and organizing your servers, a Managed Service Provider (MSP) or I.T. Service Provider (ITSP) plays a pivotal role in the cybersecurity program of your business. They implement several strategies to shield your network from attacks and protect your data. 

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