In recent times, cyber security has been moving to the forefront of people’s minds, largely due to some high profile attacks. The key to helping combat the risks all companies face is knowing what these risks are. To help companies survive following such an attack, particularly small to medium sized businesses, it is crucial there is adequate insurance cover in place. Continue reading
- Up to 47% of people in the SME industry now use their personal mobile devices for work purposes
- Employees could inadvertently expose company data through use of personal devices
- However, staff using their own devices at work could help boost efficiency and effectiveness
- SME’s should consider enabling their workforce through a bring your own device (BYOD) strategy which seeks to minimise risk
Safeguarding their IT network is already a challenge for many companies. Add to this the trend for employees to use their own tablets and smartphones at work, and keeping your corporate network safe becomes a serious headache.
But, as long as employers follow careful steps, staff using their own devices at work could help boost efficiency and effectiveness and be something businesses should embrace, rather than fear.
With winter fast approaching it’s important that employers and property owners take reasonable precautions to protect themselves, their businesses and their employees from effects of the weather. Continue reading