Simply put, shadow IT refers to any IT related projects or programmes including apps, software, services and devices being used within in a business without the knowledge of the management team. With the increase in use of cloud technology so has the use of these unauthorised cloud-based systems, often with the intention of improving productivity and efficiency, however, this also increases the risks to businesses.
Weak passwords, a lack of updates and network vulnerabilities mean some home routers could be putting users at risk In December 2020, Which? conducted a survey of more than 6,000 UK adults, asking them which routers they’re using at home.
In 2025 the last elements of Openreach’s analogue and ISDN digital copper network will be turned off as an all-IP network replaces these legacy services. The impact on telephony and broadband services is far reaching so you need to know how it will impact you. The project has already begun so don’t wait to consider your options.
So, what is an impersonation scam? With so many different scams out there nowadays it can be difficult to keep a track of them but this is a particularly nasty one to watch out for as they often use a voice of authority to coerce their victims and leave them feeling pressured into acting quickly. Impersonation scams can come as a phishing email, smishing text or even a phone call and cyber criminals often choose to impersonate an authority figure like your manager, the HMRC or even the CEO of your company.
The start of the year is one of the most exciting times for technology. As we roll into 2021, everything from cyber trucks to Microsoft Teams have plans for meaningful updates throughout the year. The surge we saw in Microsoft Teams adoption across the world in 2020 means Microsoft will have to continue working faster than ever to bring more exciting features to the platform. Here are a few of the features that coming to Teams in 2021.
With all that's going on in 2020, Microsoft Ignite was a slightly different event than usual this year. Yet the conference was still packed with sessions, announcements, and plenty to excite and inspire - with the added benefit of being able to attend from wherever you were in the world.