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Data Security for Small Businesses -Physical Protection

Physical security refers to procedures meant to safeguard IT assets such as facilities, equipment, employees, resources, and other things against physical harm and illegal physical access. It is often neglected in favour of more technical risks such as hacking, malware, and cyberespionage, However, it is important that organisations take Physical security seriously to protect themselves from theft, fires, burglary, vandalism, and terrorism. Individuals stealing information via transferring the data, as well as physically destroying IT assets, are two of the most common physical security risks. Learn how to increase the physical protection of IT assets in your organisation in this article.


Decoding Office 365 Pricing: Personal and Business

Office 365 offers a wide variety of plans. Exploring the many options and determining the best Office 365 Plan for your personal and/ or business use may be daunting. Understanding the various levels of plans available is the first step in determining which plan is best for you. Office Online, Home, Business, Enterprise, Education, Not for Profit are the major levels of Office 365. Whether you’re thinking of using Office in the cloud, or if you only want to learn more, keep reading to get a better understanding of the major Office 365 levels.


Decoding Office 365 Pricing: Enterprise, Education & NFP

Use this article as a guide as we take you through the different Enterprise plans’ features and distinctions, as well as provide an explanation of the Education plans and the plans offered by Microsoft to registered non-profits and charities.


The ABCs of Ransomware

You may have heard about the recent ransomware outbreaks throughout the world. You’ve probably thought something along the lines of “Do I need to do anything about this?”


Office 365 Migration Part One

With the growing usage of cloud computing, an increasing number of organisations are migrating to Office 365 for its cloud-based collaboration and communication features. If you are thinking of migrating to Office 365 read further to understand the different steps F1 Solutions undertook during its migration journey from Exchange services to Office 365.


7 Strategies To Keep Customer Data Safe

Regardless of the size of your business, keeping customer data safe is important. Make data security a priority. Learn about the top 7 strategies you can implement as an organisation to keep your customers’ data safe.


Data Security for Small Businesses -Network Protection

Taking adequate precautions to secure your business data is imperative to ensuring you are meeting your responsibilities as a business owner. Learn more about ways to protect your Network.


IT Security – Reducing The Human Factor

Kaspersky Lab’s study found that careless/uniformed staff contribute to cybersecurity attacks. Want to save your organisation from a potential attack, learn about some simple policies you can implement.


Part 2: Office 365 Migration

In our first part we discussed project requirements, installing ADFS and setup, moving forward to part 2 we will take you through the next steps we took to ensure smooth migration to Office 365.


Decoding Office 365 Pricing: Licensing Management

Office 365 offers a wide range of plans; this makes it important to understand which plan is best for you and how you will manage your users and licenses once you decide to move to Office 365. Licensing can be a complicated and by reading our case study you can get a better understanding of how to manage your licences.

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