For some companies, Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus certification is a must-have. Usually this is because their position in the supply chain—e.g. supplying to central or local government—dictates that they must have it. But, for the rest of us, is it worth it? Certification against any standard usually looks like a lot of effort.
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So first off, I have a confession to make: I stole the title of this post from someone else! The companies were called Dracoon and NetSphere and they did a joint presentation which I saw at this year’s Infosecurity Europe conference. The former developed a file sharing app and the latter an instant messenger, both
Are you going crazy, or are those piles of paper actually cluttering up your brain as well as your desk? Good news is you’re not going crazy. Studies show that when there’s clutter in our field of vision, our minds feel cluttered, too. Clutter makes it hard to focus. Bad news is you probably have
It’s time to talk about your office snack situation. Granted, the contents of the level 3 vending machine are probably not high on your agenda. But in the world of office management, snacks may be more worthy of consideration than you think. After all, good nutrition begets good health — and good health makes for
Still using Windows 7? It might be time to say goodbye. Microsoft are ending support for Windows 7 on 14th January 2020, a little over 10 years after it was released back in 2009. What does this mean? Well, all those updates that Microsoft releases every month to patch security holes will no longer happen,
Here’s an interesting fact you might not know: business casual dress as we know it was largely an invention by Levi’s. A marketing ploy to sell more chinos. So if we ask the question “why do we dress the way we do at work?” the answer is complicated. Regardless of whether you swing to the
The ability to store, edit, and access data around the world has revolutionized the way people and companies operate — Cloud services are no longer considered a luxury — they’re the cornerstone of a firm’s coherent and competitive IT strategy.
Everybody hates cables, let’s face it. They look messy, they get tangled up, it’s hard to clean around them, and you always end up with boxes full of spares that you might use one day but probably never will. Anyone who has recently moved office will attest to the vast number of unused network, power
In this blog we take a look at why Unified Communications hasn’t yet delivered on its promise. Figuring out how to contact someone is becoming more rather than less complicated: we think we know why and what to do about it.