The Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal demonstrated how data security breaches can impact an organisation, but it is not just large scale projects that can put a company at risk. An employee can set off a security breach by accidentally emailing a file to the wrong person. All businesses need to put in place plans and procedures to minimise risk and protect their information.
Technology has galloped along at a staggering rate in recent years.
From the invention of the first iPhone and the numerous clones that followed, to blockchain technology and cryptocurrency like BitCoin which challenged the traditional banking sector.
This innovation is not showing any signs of slowing down and these are the trends we predict are most likely to take off in 2019.
Technology is everywhere in the modern age, including small business where it is vital to stay updated to remain competitive.
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are today most vulnerable to cyber attacks as they are ill-prepared to deal with this modern day menace. Cyber crimes or cyber-enabled crimes hit one in four Australians – or over 6 million Australians – every day, according to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). A lot of these attacks on individuals are aimed at getting access to systems of enterprises they are employed in. Many of these enterprises are small and medium businesses.
Planning for the future can be tricky, especially when it comes to predicting technology trends and new IT products that don’t even exist yet.
Hard work has always been referred to as putting the nose to the wheel, to keep plugging away relentlessly no matter what.
Office communications were once simple as we all co-existed in the same space.
We would chat around the water cooler, share lunch together, meet together and socialise together to form bonds between office staff.
No longer does your company data need to be stored on local computers with the physical speed of connections varying considerably. Taking your business into the cloud offers so many advantages for businesses of all sizes, including saving time and money. But there are risks, many of which can be mitigated if managed carefully.
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