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Get Your Cyber Security In Shape

Local gyms are filling with people working on their New Year’s resolutions – but what about making a resolution to work on your business’s security fitness? Let’s find out…

  • Why you cannot neglect cyber hygiene – and what you need to do as a foundation
  • What policies you should have in place that make a real difference to security (these can easily trip you up)
  • How you can help to prevent a cyber incident by implementing preventative security solutions
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Why Cyber Security Is Everyone’s Problem

The term ‘Cyber Security’ can be daunting for those who don’t specialise in technology. We’re told it’s important, could result in disastrous consequences if neglected, yet many don’t know where to start their security journey.

The real problem though, is that business owners like you, along with staff assume you have security covered because you have an IT department. Unless you have a specialist Cyber Security team, this is an assumption as baseless as assuming any other member of staff have it covered.

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5 Questions You Need To Ask Your IT Department

Choosing the wrong IT company to support your network can be incredibly frustrating and expensive, and could end up costing you in downtime, data loss and expensive repair bills, not to mention the headaches and frustration.

It can be difficult to know the things you should look out for in an IT company, especially when the industry throws a lot of jargon around which may overwhelm someone who doesn’t specialise in the field.

This is why we put together this report, to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision and avoid getting burned.

Here are 5 questions you need to ask your IT department.

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Why your business needs consistent email signatures

With studies estimating that the average employee within a business sends 35 emails a day, for those who are looking for the next great business idea, it may be closer to home than you realised. Email has been, and continues to be the number one medium for business communication. Which is why email signatures are a great tool which has been used by progressive businesses for years. Despite this, many small businesses are yet to utilise this highly effective technique.

So why should your business make the upgrade to using managed email signatures? We list the top reasons we believe you should use email signatures below.

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10 Years of Success: a sit down with m3

From redundant to robust, we are thrilled that we will be celebrating our 10th birthday this Sunday, 18th of August 2019! It has been 10 years of hard work, and although there have been a few bumps on the road, we believe it has made us stronger than ever.

In 2009, m3 Networks started out as three colleagues made redundant due to a business closure. Mark Lamb, Mary Brodie, and Mark Riddell decided to set out on their own journey. m3 was formed the day after leaving their previous employer; they believed they could build something great, and here we are!

After 10 years in business, 5 office moves, hundreds of clients later, and now a team of 11, our founders sat down and discussed what 10 years of success means to them.

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I know what you did this summer

Now that we are at the peak of summer, every other person is going on holiday. It’s easy to let your guard down on holiday – whether its getting chatty with the person sat next to you on the plane, or befriending the other families at the pool. This however, should definitely not be the case when it comes to your cyber security. Whether you are travelling for business, or for leisure, read on to get the best of our travel cyber security tips.

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Why You Should Plan to Fail… by Building an IT Disaster Recovery Plan

Irrespective of industry, IT system failures can have a devastating effect on small and mid-sized businesses. IT disruption for even a few hours can bring business operations to a standstill resulting in significant financial loses. Crises’ such as server or internet failure, cyber-attack, fire, flood or even a natural disaster could takeout your IT infrastructure and cripple your business. SMEs, therefore, must have a recovery plan in case of such a catastrophe. Not having a plan to fail can put your enterprise at risk of financial loss, brand damage and most importantly risk of losing customers.

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