Can you guess what the worst passwords of 2018 were?

The top 2 passwords in 2018?

  1. 123456

  2. password

3 in 4 people use passwords so weak, they are very easily hacked. We're talking: 123456, Pet names, children' names, spouse's names, football teams, favourite player, etc

This is despite warnings of large-scale data breaches occurring more and more regularly, the reasons?

  • Long passwords hard to remember

  • Used the same password for years

  • Used the same password for multiple platforms

So what do you need to do:

  • Use a phrase rather than a word

  • Use two-factor authentication

  • Use a separate password for each application

  • Watch our latest educational video below

WhatsApp is not a secure way to run your business. Here’s a better way

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Do your staff use WhatsApp, to discuss company business?

That might seem secure, but it means you're not really in control of what data is where. How do you wipe company data from someone's WhatsApp when they leave the business?

There is a better tool - and you probably already have it. Microsoft Teams is a real game changer, for helping your staff communicate and collaborate.

It's included free in Office 365. And we’ve just written a brand new FREE guide to Microsoft Teams, to help you get the most out of it.

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Ransomware - Prevention is better than Cure

This is the third in our series of blogs on Ransomware, the scourge that has globalised the old-fashioned extortion rackets of the past. If you've read our first two blogs then,  hopefully, you understand that ransomware is a real threat and probably the most likely cyber-attack that your business will experience. You must take this threat seriously and protect your business before your data is compromised. In this blog, we hope to arm you with the knowledge to protect yourself from this threat in our simple 10 -step guide - Relax -  It's only Ransomware.