BT Halloween

Cyber crime: all trick, no treat

As technology becomes ever more complex and sophisticated, so does the malicious software that aims to disrupt networks and systems or enable entry for cyber-criminals to steal valuable information. While our ability to fight off these attacks is constantly evolving, there’s nothing like a little extra vigilance to help you protect your business. [Read more…]

Cyber Hacking

Foul play: cyber hacking in sport

Over the years, cybercrime has developed, grown and intensified. Though our ability to counter the attacks has improved, this complexity and sophistication of attacks is ever-increasing. [Read more…]

Phil Blincko

How was your holiday? Did you plan, plan and then plan some more?

By Phil Blincko, Global Head of BT Advise Connect Practise, BT

I talked in my last article about planning for your holidays, and making sure everything is in order. So how was it? Did it all go to plan? If you’re anything like me, you’ll always have a few little stories to bring home with the sand in your shoes — of things going not quite as you had expected…

I took a trip to Cornwall in the very south west of England, and it wasn’t without the classic incidents. First there was the ten mile traffic jam on the motorway as a result of an accident, then there was the tail-end of the US hurricane which brought an unexpected downpour of rain. [Read more…]

It’s holiday season: leave the stress at home

By Phil Blincko, Global Head of BT Advise Connect Practise, BT

As the holidays approach, we’re all thinking about the sunny getaway we’ve booked, imagining the sounds of the waves lapping on the shore and day-dreaming about those warm evenings spent with our friends and family — it’s an exciting time. But as you start to pack your suitcase the stress starts to mount; it’s hardly the relaxing break you envisioned.

There’s so much planning involved: you need to make sure you’ve got your passport, you’ve bought that map and you’ve exchanged your money into the right currency. There’s a lot to remember. And as your family grows, so does your to-do list — now there are five suitcases, five tickets and five boarding passes when there used to be one. [Read more…]

Jayne Smith

BYOD: How do you ensure mobile security?

By: Jayne Smith, Mobility Portfolio Manager

Did you know there are over one billion smartphones in the world today? But what’s incredible to learn is that the number is set to double in the next three years, and the sale of tablets will soon overtake traditional PCs. You could say that mobile working is here to stay.

We know that mobile working can boost productivity and flexibility and it’s fundamental to business resilience, but what happens if your employees want to use their work phones and connect to a cafe’s Wi-Fi, or use their own device at work? [Read more…]