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How businesses can improve their cyber resilience [Q&A]

Governments are keen for enterprises to improve their cyber resilience, but research from Skurio finds just under half of private and public sector organisations surveyed say that lack of resources and in-house expertise prevent their organisation from keeping up with…

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Small businesses often left hanging by ransomware scourge

Ransomware is hitting small businesses hard. But most of the legislation, regulations, and headlines focus on large businesses. The math is simple — large businesses impact many end-users, and they have lots of money to pay lobbyists, so they wind…

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A third of businesses feel locked in to major cloud providers

Hyperscale cloud providers continue to dominate the market, with Azure and AWS in use as the major public cloud provider by 82 percent of businesses. But new research from Civo shows that 34 percent of users feel locked into the…

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Businesses struggle with high levels of ‘dark data’

In a new survey 42 percent of respondents say at least half of their data is ‘dark data’ — retained by the organization, but never used. The study from Quest Software, in collaboration with the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), highlights…

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Businesses unprepared to deal with ransomware

Ransomware attacks continue to impact organizations worldwide with high costs, but businesses are still largely unprepared to deal with them. New data from Arcserve shows half of IT decision makers surveyed by Dimensional Research have been targeted by ransomware, 35…

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Lack of software testing leaves businesses open to risk

New research finds 69 percent of UK CEOs think it’s acceptable to release software that hasn’t been properly tested, so long as it’s patch tested later. But this could be putting businesses at reputational and financial risk. The study from…

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Google is making it easier to find LGBTQ+ owned businesses in Search and Maps

It is pride month, so many companies are wrapping themselves up in the rainbow flag and proclaiming their allyship with the LGBTQIA+ community. It is in this spirit that Google has launched a new label in its Maps and Search…

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Hybrid and remote work here to stay for most businesses

A new study finds that 94 percent of organizations shifted to some sort of hybrid work structure due to the pandemic and 71 percent plan to make these practices permanent. The study from Foundry, based on responses from over 400…

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Smaller businesses acknowledge increased cyber threats but few do anything about it

While 83 percent of respondents to a new survey of small and medium businesses agree that they have seen an increased awareness of cybersecurity in their organization, only 36 percent have adopted new security policies. The report from Dashlane is…

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What businesses need to know

When it comes to comms, the pace of change is increasing and with a shift to remote working and study, the need to be flexible and fast is more important than ever.┬áIn 2015, BT announced that its PSTN/ISDN lines will…

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