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Cybersecurity Challenges of using Slack for your Business

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With the dramatic shift to remote working we have witnessed during the pandemic, developments in communication and technology have gained momentum. The way we work isn’t the same as it used to be. To keep a collaborative environment even when working from home or wherever employees find themselves most productive nowadays, businesses rely on platforms like Slack. With 8 million plus daily users, the chat system gives teams a convenient and accessible way to communicate.

5 Essential Steps to Secure Your Company's Office 365 Accounts

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The business world has changed more rapidly in the past two years than it has in a decade. The shift to remote work and online business has boosted not just the demand for IT professionals, but the level of cybersecurity awareness we all need to take onboard. Office 365 is a powerful tool for businesses the world over, but that also makes it a gold mine for hackers. Even having an entry-level account compromised can mean serious disruption for your businesses.

Are You the Weak Link in a Supply Chain Attack?

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Are you the weak link that could lead to a massive cybersecurity breach that could lead to millions of dollars in fines for a company? Doesn’t seem to be a real possibility, right? But the truth is, each of us has the potential to be a gateway to major breaches for our employers, our customers, clients, and suppliers. Or you may not be the direct link - it could be something you trusted to be safe, only it wasn’t.

Good Simply Isn’t Enough

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The Hidden Costs of Poor Cybersecurity Measures for Small Businesses Cybersecurity measures for small businesses is a major topic as we head into 2021. It comes as no surprise, given the pandemic, the increasing number of attacks, and various high-profile companies making the news. Zoom came to the forefront of cybersecurity issues when it became known that they didn’t provide end-to-end encryption of customer’s communication. The company reached a settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission for misrepresenting its security features.

Should Employee Training include CyberSecurity?

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Let me start by stating the obvious - it pays to offer continuous and comprehensive employee training. A Life with Health CEO Aimee Tariq explains why in her article ‘4 Big Benefits of Improved Employee Training’. She outlines how such an initiative provides a quicker pathway to productivity, enhances employee engagement, improves employee retention, and helps ensure long-term profitability. And in this increasingly digitalised world, offering digital skills training has become a must, with tech writer Daniel Ling noting in the blog ‘Professional Development in Today’s Digital Landscape’ how training in anything related to tech and digital marketing “can fill skill gaps,” in turn “ensuring relevancy in fast-evolving areas of knowledge.

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