Gildas Jones

Geeking out with Gildas: Blockchain

Most of the talk around blockchain technology revolves around cryptocurrency. But what I’ve been struck by recently are the many other applications blockchain technology has. As the conversation around blockchain changes, we’re already seeing companies apply it to all kinds of industries – and this is just the start. Although its roots are as the

Manage wfh cybersecurity risks

One of the few positives to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic is the rise in the number of companies offering their teams working from home as an option. Remote working has been shown to increase employee happiness and loyalty, reduce stress, and even increase productivity. It was already on the rise pre-pandemic. Now it

Why switch to an MSP?

After your business reaches a certain size, there comes a time when it’s no longer productive, secure, or cost-effective to have an ad hoc approach to your tech use. Is now the right time for your company to switch to a Managed Service Provider?

The workplace of the future

What will the modern workplace look like by the end of 2022 and beyond? At Dial A Geek, we think that the many changes 2020 and 2021 have started or accelerated these 5 key trends.

Invest in your people: phishing awareness training

Human error – most commonly related to phishing attacks – is the weak link exploited by huge numbers of costly cyberattacks on businesses every year. That’s why getting phishing awareness training for your team is so important. It’s a way of investing in your people, yes. But it’s also a vital investment in your company.

This year’s changes to Cyber Essentials

If you want an easy way to know that you’ve protected your business from cyberattacks, the UK government-backed Cyber Essentials scheme is it. But cybercrime threats aren’t static. And nor are measures like Cyber Essentials that are designed to protect against them. In 2022, the Cyber Essentials scheme will undergo some big changes. Here is everything you need to know about them.

How to prevent phishing attacks?

83% of successful cyber attacks in the UK in 2021 were phishing attacks. If you want to protect your business against this serious threat, there are a few things you need to do.

What’s the difference between MFA and 2FA?

Without MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication) or 2FA (2-Factor Authentication), all it takes is one employee to use a terrible password. Here’s everything you need to know about how 2FA and MFA protect your business.

2022 business tech to invest in

Looking for the right place to focus your business tech investment in 2022? Driven by pandemic restrictions and a new wave of digital evolution, the last few years have been a challenge. Yet they’ve also been fantastic for businesses that want to maximise the value they get from their technology. Here are the top three things to focus your attention on.