5 Ways to Become a Greener Business

2021-01-06T13:44:58+00:00By |Articles|

With our carbon footprint an increasingly weighty topic on everyone’s mind, there’s never been a better time for your business to go green. Not only will you be doing your bit for the environment, but you can actually set yourself apart from your rivals and make yourself more attractive to prospective clients and customers. In

Why Is Ransomware So Popular for Cybercriminals?

2021-01-06T13:44:59+00:00By |Articles|

Ransomware. We’re all familiar with the term, whether it be from news reports, online scaremongering or, heaven forbid, a brush with the beast itself. This form of cyber crime is still incredibly popular all over the world, despite the fact that its reputation (or notoriety) precedes it by some distance. A ransomware attack consists of

The Importance of Multiple Backups

2021-01-06T13:44:59+00:00By |Articles|

We’ve all had that sinking feeling when we’ve realised that a document didn’t save your changes. Or you choose “save” instead of “save as” and accidentally overwrite the original.  Of course, that’s one of the reasons that you keep a backup isn’t it? Just in case you need it. But what happens when the backup fails? What

4 Tips for Managing an Office Relocation

2021-01-06T13:44:59+00:00By |Articles|

If 2018 means a move to bigger premises, then it’s essential to plan well in advance to avoid any disruption during the move. Here at Pink Chalk we have plenty of experience planning and executing office relocations so we’ve put together a few tips for what you can do to make your relocation as stress-free and smooth

Why Hackers Love Ransomware – and why you’re a target

2021-01-06T13:44:59+00:00By |Articles|

Ransomware is a popular method of digital attack as it is so incredibly simple to implement. It can be introduced through the time honoured weak link in the IT security chain – the end user. More sophisticated ransomware software will make use of security holes in routers and network applications to force its way into the target

Top 6 Reasons to Migrate to Microsoft Cloud

2021-01-06T13:44:59+00:00By |Articles|

The forecast for the future of computing is decidedly cloudy with more and more companies seeing for themselves the benefits of moving to Cloud computing. Here’s Pink Chalk’s top six reasons for migrating to the cloud: 1. It’s flexible Businesses are increasingly needing to provide a 24/7 presence whilst balancing more demands from workers for

How to Prevent Ransomware

2021-01-06T13:45:00+00:00By |Articles|

When it comes to protecting your business from cybercrime including ransomware, two famous sayings come to mind: Prevention is better than cure Failing to prepare is preparing to fail. Organisations must plan ahead for preventing ransomware attacks, and put contingency plans and backups in place should a data breach occur. Even if you already have

5 Signs you Need to Invest in new Hardware

2021-01-06T13:45:00+00:00By |Articles|

Replacing hardware can be quite costly, many people put it off for as long as possible. However, running a business with failing hardware can be even more problematic. Not only does it slow systems down and affect productivity, but outdated hardware can also be susceptible to malware and viruses, making it a security threat. If

New Cyber Security Threats for 2018 & Beyond

2021-01-06T13:45:00+00:00By |Articles|

This year the UK prepares for GDPR, which means being aware of cyber risks is more important than ever before. Data breaches and cyber-attacks will have much more serious consequences for organisations which don’t adequately protect their data. There are many threats from last year which are still widespread, in addition to new ransomware and

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