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How vulnerable is your business to cyber-crime?

Cyber crime blog

This week’s news is a reminder that the need for cyber-security never goes away. According to a recent BBC article, the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has warned UK organisations to be better-prepared for any potential threat. The immediate cause of this is a series of cyber-attacks in Ukraine, which are alleged to … Read more

Protecting your business over Christmas

Christmas blog

As your team are getting ready for some well-earned time off, are you thinking about cyber security? Business’ defences are likely to be down over Christmas and this can be exploited by hackers. With a large part of your workforce off for the holidays, would your team be able to manage an attack on Christmas … Read more

Why your business needs a Guest Network

Guest network blog

Businesses in every sector need a reliable network. Whether you’re an office-based professional service team, a manufacturing group, school or hospitality business, both your staff and any visitors will require a good internet connection. There’s a huge range of great connectivity services out there, many of which you can access through our sister company YTL. … Read more

How can a managed IT service help your industry?

Managed IT industries

At Biscuit, we’ve worked with plenty of businesses who understand that they need support with their IT services, but can struggle to understand specific benefits. Every business is different, and each can get something different out of a service like managed IT. We’ve worked with a wide range of businesses up and down the country, … Read more

Preventing cyber-attacks when working remotely

remote cyber attacks

The majority of businesses now need to consider how they can implement remote working at a moment’s notice. In March 2020 the switch was unexpected and led to plenty of teams working in a disorganised and potentially unsecure way. The cyber-security impact of this rapid switch to remote working was massive, with cyber-attacks increasing by … Read more

Are your IT systems a house of horrors? Let us tell you in 30 minutes.

House of horrors blog

Without proper system maintenance your business IT can quickly turn into a house of horrors. We’ve all heard the stories; it feels like every other week a famous business or organisation suffers an outage due to a cyber-attack or negligence. From Facebook to mobile network providers, to the NHS. It’s not just larger groups that … Read more

How do you know what you’re paying for?

how do you know what you're paying for

We’ve spoken to hundreds of companies over the years who had come to the conclusion that their current IT support partners weren’t right for them. There are a huge number of firms out there who promise the world and deliver next to nothing. Similarly, there are a lot of companies who claim bargain basement prices … Read more

IT Support, It never pays to cut corners

Never cut corners blog

It’s not always easy to make sure you’re comparing apples with apples when you’re looking for a new IT support partner. As you know, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. So how do you know that you’re getting the best value for money? How can you tell the difference between … Read more

What could an average business stand to lose in a cyber attack?

What could a business stand to lose?

It’s no secret that cyber attacks are on the increase. The rise of remote working is a key contributor to this, for three main reasons. Firstly, when working from home, and especially when staff work from their own devices, your network is only as secure as its weakest link. Consumer-grade devices like your staff’s home … Read more

The Importance of Security Policy

The Importance of Security Policy

Most cyber security measures that businesses implement focus on protecting themselves against an attack from outside. But what happens if someone is able to attack your business from the inside? This article from The Register discusses the case of an ex-employee of a credit union in New York who was able to delete over 20GB … Read more