8 Things You Need to Know About the GDPR

Posted on 24th May 2017

The EU has changed its data protection rules. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) represents the biggest change to data protection laws for 20 years. Continue reading to discover 8 things you need to know about the GDPR. 1. The GDPR won’t just affect the EU The GDPR will apply in all EU member [...]

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6 Myths of the Cloud vs. Reality

Posted on 7th March 2017

We've separated fact from fiction and busted the most common myths that are holding you back from reaping the powerful benefits of the cloud.

Benefit from the Billions Microsoft is Committing to Your Security

Posted on 15th February 2017

Microsoft has announced that it will continue to invest $1 billion every year into cyber security research and development to make its solutions more secure against hackers, malware and other cyber threats. Microsoft has committed to this investment as a result of the pace at which cyber attacks are increasing so that it can [...]

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8 Reasons Why Your Business Needs the Cloud

Posted on 7th February 2017

For most businesses, the decision to move to the cloud has changed from if, to when. The number of opportunities available from cloud computing means that organisations in all industries can reap the powerful benefits of the cloud. Below we’ve listed some of the major reasons why your business needs the cloud. 1. [...]

Maintaining Healthy IT

Posted on 13th January 2017

No matter what your core business is, there’s no doubt that technology plays a major role in supporting your daily operations. As more and more organisations grow dependent on their technology, there is less room for IT failures. Follow these four steps to help your IT perform more efficiently this year: 1. Review your Hardware [...]

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The Importance of Employee Wellbeing at P2V Systems

Posted on 22nd December 2016

Modern life is demanding and can leave us struggling to maintain a healthy and motivated balanced daily routine According to the CIPD – the professional body for HR and people development, sickness absence costs the UK economy over £14 billion a year. That equates to £554 per employee. However, more businesses are coming to realise [...]

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No-one is Safe from Ransomware

Posted on 7th December 2016

Ransomware is one of the most dangerous cyber threats facing business worldwide. As its name suggests, during a ransomware attack cyber criminals kidnap files and data encrypting them into an unreadable format until victims pay an extortionate ransom to obtain the necessary decryption key. The frequency of such attacks has continued to grow. A recent [...]

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IoT & Remote Working Increases Cyber Security Risks

Posted on 31st October 2016

Cyber Attack Highlights Vulnerabilities of IoT Devices A recent cyber-attack on Dyn, an internet performance management company, blocked access to some of the world’s biggest websites. During the attack, hackers gained access to over 1 million household IoT devices and used them to bombard Dyn, causing sites such as Twitter, Amazon and Spotify to be [...]

Whaling: When Your Boss Isn’t Your Boss

Posted on 20th October 2016

As criminals look to find new ways to defraud their victims, the techniques they use continue to evolve. One of the newest scams is CEO Fraud, also known as whaling; when fraudsters use email to impersonate senior executives to request financial transfers. What is Whaling and How Does it Work? Whaling starts with a fraudulent [...]

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Microsoft Opens UK Cloud Data Centres

Posted on 8th September 2016

With the opening of new UK data centres in London and Cardiff, Microsoft has announced they are now the first global provider to deliver the complete cloud from data centres in the UK. Microsoft Azure has been previously available in the UK from other regions. However, this announcement [...]

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Microsoft WPC 2016 day three highlights

Posted on 23rd August 2016

Gaveriella Schuster kicked off the day with a quote from Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher; “The only constant in life is change” We are all aware of this and at times we can be scared of it.  Over the past few years’ no one more than Microsoft has gone through a period of change in order [...]

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Microsoft WPC 2016 day two highlights

Posted on 23rd August 2016

So, the grand plan was to write 3 blogs which would cover the 3 keynotes over the course of the WPC 2016 conference. Easy enough.  Well, if I were an accomplished blogger or in anyway not easily led to the social events that took place during the conference then maybe that would have happened.  As [...]

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