Remote working law firms and home setups

2021-04-08T17:07:18+01:00April 8th, 2021|Cyber Security, Law, Remote Working|

In the first of our three-part series on legal practices and remote working, we ask 'is someone reading your client data whilst your staff work from home?' The current lockdown might be drawing to an end but having staff working from home looks like it may be with us for the foreseeable future. Some people [...]

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How we help people learn digital skills

2021-03-26T09:13:15+00:00March 25th, 2021|Company News, Cyber Security, Remote Working|

There are many ways businesses can help people improve their digital skills, from offering work experience to cyber security awareness training. Here’s what we’ve been doing lately at Pro Drive IT … There has been a lot written about how good working practices and also developing key workplace skills should start when you’re a child. [...]

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IT spring clean? Time for a tech review

2021-03-03T09:26:37+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Cyber Security, Productivity, Remote Working|

With the easing of lockdown restrictions on the horizon, businesses need to do a tech review to ensure they’re agile and efficient. When we were all put into lockdown the first time, it was a bit of a rush for many businesses to get their teams up and running from home. There was an element [...]

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Recent malware attack: ‘Sunburst’ update

2020-12-29T14:23:42+00:00December 29th, 2020|Accountants, Cyber Security, Energy, Financial Services, Law, Security and Threats|

A recent malware attack, mainly targeting the US government and known as 'Sunburst', has caused concern worldwide. SolarWinds, based in Austin, Texas, provides computer network management tools to a wide range of clients and announced recently that its Orion product had been compromised. Pro Drive want to reassure our clients that we don’t use this [...]

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5 solutions to technology challenges for a Silent Night

2020-12-22T14:03:24+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Accountants, Cyber Security, Energy, Financial Services, Law, Productivity, Remote Working|

Being responsible for a business can cause sleepless nights – especially with the technology challenges because they affect everyone … solutions here! … This year, more than most, your plans have been affected by forces outside your control, ratcheting up the tension. So let’s break down the pain points, including those technology challenges … The [...]

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Who’s messing with your law firm’s cyber security?

2021-01-12T12:24:33+00:00December 16th, 2020|Cyber Security, Law, Remote Working|

If you think you’ve got your law firm's cyber security all wrapped up, be sure. Cyber criminals target busy, distracted staff with scams … we have a simple solution … Let’s be clear here, most legal firms have a level of cyber security on their office networks. As you're no doubt aware, rule 4.2 of [...]

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How to defend against the latest Office 365 attack

2020-12-03T15:03:51+00:00November 26th, 2020|Cyber Security|

Following a wave of Office 365 attacks, compromising passwords, most organisations have now accepted that multifactor authentication is essential and have it in place. As a result, they may feel much safer, but as ever the criminals are one step ahead. A new form of very dangerous Office 365 attack, known as ‘Illicit Consent’ has [...]

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Locked down not locked out, with IT support for business

2020-11-25T11:13:00+00:00November 5th, 2020|Cyber Security, Productivity, Remote Working, Security and Threats, Technology News|

We’re in another lockdown in England, so check your computer software is cyber secure and provides suitable IT support for business … If you’re still using Office 2010 or Office 2016 for Mac, be aware that support from Microsoft is ending this year and they are no longer providing technical support or software and security [...]

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5 reasons you need Cyber Essentials

2020-11-25T11:17:44+00:00September 17th, 2020|Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security, Security and Threats, Tips and Advice|

Having Cyber Essentials certification not only protects your business but shows your clients and prospects you take cyber security seriously too. Coronavirus is something which is proving very difficult to control and is impacting our daily lives in ways that were unforeseen mere months ago. So, in business it’s vital that - where we can [...]

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Business sustainability via IT Support in Surrey & beyond

2021-01-08T15:20:06+00:00September 10th, 2020|Cyber Security, Remote Working, Tips and Advice|

Disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic could be with us for months, maybe years; tech and IT support in Surrey, London and beyond has a big role to play in helping businesses create a sustainable model for working. Where is your business at? COVID-19 restrictions have forced innovation and companies that were dead against their [...]

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