DeskAlerts Blog

The Basics of Internet Security and How to Share Them with Your Colleagues

Caroline Duncan - Feb 21, 2019 4:26:49 AM

No business can afford to be complacent when it comes to internet security. Every year, cyber attacks cost businesses millions of dollars to deal with. In fact, it’s believed that the global economic cost of cybercrime will hit $6 trillion a year on average by 2021.

Topics: Cybersecurity- Security Awareness Training- Internet Security

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IT Risks: the Danger of Human Mistakes

Caroline Duncan - Feb 20, 2019 2:40:42 AM

If your IT systems have been compromised, more often than not, it’s likely because of an error made by one of your employees.

Topics: Cybersecurity- Security Awareness Training- Internet Security

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What to Include in an IT Outage Notification

Caroline Duncan - Jan 23, 2019 9:10:00 PM

Your employees rely on different IT systems in order to do their jobs and help your company to run efficiently and effectively.

Topics: Helpdesk- Internet Security- IT Outage- IT Issues

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How to Raise Staff Awareness of Cyber Security

Caroline Duncan - Jan 17, 2019 9:01:00 PM

Cyber crime is tipped to cost businesses around the world $6 trillion annually by 2021. This includes costs associated with safeguarding against it, but also the economic costs to businesses that have been affected.

Topics: Cybersecurity- Internet Security

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CIO Challenges for 2019

Caroline Duncan - Jan 15, 2019 11:34:33 PM

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) often has a metaphoric tightrope to walk in any organization, delivering innovation, adding value, but also troubleshooting and delivering savings as well.

Topics: Alert Software- Cybersecurity- Internet Security- IT Outage- IT Issues

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Channels for IT Communication

Caroline Duncan - Jan 10, 2019 3:23:58 AM

Your IT department has an important role to play in your organization, keeping it connected with information technology software and hardware, troubleshooting, providing advice and support and making sure that employees are able to carry out their day-to-day work.

Topics: Desktop Alerts Software- Cybersecurity- Mass notification- Helpdesk- Internet Security

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Helpdesk Practices That Will Help You in 2019

Caroline Duncan - Dec 20, 2018 3:24:42 AM

With a new year upon us, it’s a great time to take stock of your business practices to determine if they are helping you to get the most bang for your buck.

Topics: Helpdesk- Internet Security

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Cybersecurity Update - Are You Ready for 2019?

Caroline Duncan - Dec 12, 2018 2:58:10 AM

Hacking, malware, phishing, identity theft, ransomware and viruses have been around for many years now and you might think that you have a handle on it. However cyber security threats are evolving, and methods deployed by cyber criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated.

Topics: Cybersecurity- Internet Security

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Things to Focus on in Cyber Security

Caroline Duncan - Nov 12, 2018 11:00:53 PM

Financial details, customer details and personal information, contractual details and intellectual property are just some of the types of information that companies need to keep safe from cyber criminals. This information is valuable to criminals as they can find ways to exploit it and profit from it – at the expense of the company it was stolen from.

Topics: Cybersecurity- Internet Security

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Using DeskAlerts for Cyber Attack Notifications

Caroline Duncan - Oct 10, 2018 10:35:24 PM

From phishing to hacking to viruses, many businesses can expect to become the victim of cyber criminals every single year.

Topics: Internet Security

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