5 smart business IT New Year’s resolutions

2022-01-04T14:08:41+00:00January 4th, 2022|Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security, Productivity, Remote Working, Tips and Advice|

We’ve compiled 5 business IT New Year’s resolutions to add to your list - some are free, the others will save you money in the longer term. If you haven't already, acting on these will help you work smarter in 2022 and beyond. Many businesses, especially those in regulated sectors and those with public sector [...]

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Apache Log4j update

2021-12-23T17:27:55+00:00December 23rd, 2021|Cyber Security|

You may have heard about a vulnerability that has been found in Apache Log4j, a very common logging system used by developers of web and server applications, based on Java and other programming languages. Pro Drive’s clients can rest assured that we are managing the impact of this for them. However, as this affects a [...]

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5 business tech Christmas gifts

2021-12-22T18:08:12+00:00December 22nd, 2021|Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security, Productivity, Remote Working, Tips and Advice|

We've got 5 business tech Christmas gifts that might be helpful to you – add them to your wish list if you haven’t got them already! 1. Does having to remember passwords drive you crazy? And does it always take so long to wait after you’ve clicked ‘Forgotten Password’? Do you use the same password [...]

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Cyber Essentials scheme January changes – be cyber safer!

2021-12-16T14:03:39+00:00December 15th, 2021|Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security|

On 24 January 2022, changes to the Cyber Essentials scheme from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and IASME will be officially released. Here, we explain what Cyber Essentials is, what the changes are, what they will mean to businesses and how you can use them to improve your cyber security defences. If you are [...]

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How to benefit from email banners with AI

2022-03-28T22:46:13+01:00December 2nd, 2021|Cyber Security, Technology News|

Many businesses add email banners to their email systems to serve as warnings to recipients - but they are often ineffective, resulting in thousands of users falling for cyber scams each year. As providers of cybersecurity services, we partner with Mimecast, the email security expert. They have developed a solution using Advanced Intelligence (AI), which [...]

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Cyber Security Advice and Resources

2021-11-25T19:45:32+00:00November 25th, 2021|Cyber Security, Security and Threats, Tips and Advice|

For cyber security advice and resources look no further! Whether you know what you want an answer to or don’t know where to begin; this blog has useful information and links. Firstly, it’s a fact that cyber security attacks are increasing, they’re a worldwide problem – and no one is infallible. So even if you [...]

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Have you got a cybersecurity strategy?

2022-03-28T22:54:39+01:00November 10th, 2021|Cyber Security, Security and Threats, Tips and Advice|

You should have a cybersecurity strategy - basically a document that will cover all the steps you need to have gone through to protect your business as well as possible against cyber crime. And, in the face of rising cyber attacks, you should include having a Cyber Incident Response Plan in your strategy too. Because [...]

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Mobile Device Management – what it is and using it

2022-03-28T23:02:51+01:00November 2nd, 2021|Compliance, Cyber Security, Tips and Advice|

Mobile Device Management is being deployed by many organisations. If you are using your business mobile device and your company requires a secure way of protecting the data on it (for example if they need to be certified to the UK Government Cyber Essentials standard), they may choose to put controls on the mobile device [...]

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How to use Mimecast Secure Send

2021-11-24T10:53:44+00:00October 12th, 2021|Cyber Security, Tips and Advice|

We show you how to send an email securely in Outlook using Mimecast Secure Send, including what a recipient would see. Sometimes you may need to email confidential, valuable or sensitive information and this is when Secure Send comes in handy. You can watch our video to find out how – or read on … [...]

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How to access Mimecast ‘On Hold’ messages

2021-11-24T10:55:33+00:00September 22nd, 2021|Cyber Security, Remote Working, Security and Threats, Tips and Advice|

In our series of ‘how to’ videos we include tips on using Mimecast cloud cybersecurity. This time, we look at how to access and work with Mimecast 'on hold' messages via the Mimecast website portal or Outlook app. Mimecast provides a whole range of tools for email, data and web to help prevent cyber threats [...]

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