Technology

Why employers must drive the new ‘work from home’ paradigm

As governments prepare to re-open their economies in the aftermath of the global pandemic, organizations need to rethink their business model. The sudden lockdown imposed by regulators in many countries forced employees to work from home. The result, however, wasn’t as catastrophic as leaders…

June 23, 2020

SECURITY

A 5 Step Guide to Minimizing Your SMB’s Cyber Risk Exposure

When it comes to the cybersecurity posture and architecture of your organization, there’s no fixed recipe for success. With the landscape in constant flux and new vulnerabilities being discovered daily (head over to Cisco Talos for the latest reports), securing your business and protecting all…

April 28, 2020

SMB

Prevail in today’s digital workplace: Measures to optimise your home IT and network performance

When the business community started shutting offices and moving their staff to work from home arrangements, one of the biggest concerns was around how the network – and specifically the nbn™ – would handle it. But much to the disappointment of sceptics, the network has performed extremely well and…

April 27, 2020

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Why Security is the bridge between continuity and resilience for businesses

Up until the global coronavirus pandemic, working from home was simply an option. Organizations were prepared with an 80/20 model where 80% of users worked on-premises and the remaining 20% could access remote working solutions. With no end to the lockdown in sight for many, organizations need 100…

April 21, 2020

SMB

Beyond the lock and key: What modern security looks like for small businesses

Cybersecurity is more important than ever now that more people are working from home and businesses are adjusting to new operating models. But all too often, it gets pushed down the priority list when the focus is on simply keeping the lights on and revenue coming in the door. Unfortunately, that’s when…

April 15, 2020

SMB

The show must go on: Business continuity under workplace disruption

It’s hard to remember a time when small businesses were faced with greater challenges to their survival. This year has seen a summer of extreme bushfires followed immediately by a global health crisis with devastating economic impact. And that’s on top of the day-to-day challenges of cyber-security…

April 14, 2020

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Getting business ready for the new normal

In the blink of an eye, the world as we knew it has changed. As governments across the world announce lockdowns of various proportions, companies are now having to run their operations with almost their entire teams working remotely. In many cases, they have had to make this switch overnight, or within…

April 2, 2020

SMB

Cisco Doubles Down on Small Business Commitment with Expanded Portfolio

New Cisco Designed Portfolio to Deliver Curated Products for Small Businesses to Scale New technology and offers in the Cisco Designed portfolio built to deliver the right products at the right price for small businesses Frictionless and easy customer experience to drive awareness, demand and adoption…

January 22, 2020

SECURITY

The Most Common Cyberthreats of 2019 – and How to Spot the Tell-tale Signs

‘Tis the season of resolutions – and as we charter our course for 2020, it’s also a time for reflection as business leaders for organisations large and small ask themselves, what can we learn from the year before? Where did we triumph, and where did we fall? There’s one thing that’s sure to unite the entire…