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June 21, 2018. |

Compliance certification: Why it matters to your business

CTOs must ensure their IT systems are fully compliant with the relevant standards to avoid hefty penalties in the wake of new data regulations. With outsourcing becoming an increasingly popular way for companies to manage IT and data security systems, it is important any Chief Technology Officer can trust the service they are provided is […]

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June 14, 2018. |

Working with the best to build your security systems: Norton

Penta uses a unique configuration of security systems – including products from Norton Symantec – to protect your data. With so many threats operating online, Penta uses a unique configuration of security systems to provide the best security systems possible – including industry-leading products from Norton Symantec.   But while there are plenty of other products […]

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May 31, 2018. |

Anti-virus software an essential tool to protect businesses

With cybercrime on the rise, anti-virus software is an essential tool to keep businesses safe. Given the increasing threats faced by businesses online, anti-virus software is an absolute necessity in today’s globally connected digital world.  Regardless of what computers your company uses, there should be no excuses for not having online anti-virus protection, but, according […]

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May 25, 2018. |

The growing global ‘industry’ of phishing

Phishing scammers are looking to steal your private, financial and identification information. Costing US businesses half a billion dollars a year, the phishing ‘industry’ is huge, and growing at a monumental rate.  According to the FBI, the amount firms have been conned out of by internet crooks increased by 2,370% between January 2015 and December […]

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May 17, 2018. |

IT security, stability and support, with CTO-as-a-service

Chief Technology Officers command large salaries. Employing a Chief Technology Officer (or CTO) can be a big step for any business. Finding the right person who understands your business’ needs and has the right knowledge to make it work can be a difficult and expensive process.  Couple this with the salary expectations of a typical […]

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May 10, 2018. |

GDPR – Data security more important than ever

Not all clouds are dark – Online thinking after Cambridge Analytica Facebook scandal Businesses can face large fines under the EU’s latest data protection regulations. The EU’s new general data protection regulation (GDPR) threatens businesses with huge fines from May 25, 2018. As such, it has never been more important to keep your business’ data […]

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April 05, 2018. |

Spammers targeting Dubai: Secure IT vital to beat malicious emails

Spam and other malicious email costs the US economy $200 billion each year It is every worker’s worst nightmare. You come into the office and boot up your computer only to find overnight your inbox is full of unsolicited emails. Sorting and deleting the spam, all the messages trying to sell you products you do […]

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March 22, 2018. |

Important lessons for World Backup Day

Backing up data to a remote server is the best way to protect against sudden data loss Losing work to computer crashes can be frustrating and costly. But losing entire projects due to sudden hardware failure or malicious data attacks can cripple a business.  And when faced with the unenviable task of repeating a job, […]

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February 20, 2018. |

Secure file sharing: avoiding the $600 billion problem

Secure file sharing is a necessity for modern businesses. Only last year, the United States Theft of Intellectual Property Commission claimed the US loses $600 billion each year in pirated data and stolen trade secrets – equivalent to more than 3% of the country’s GDP. Given the value of data to all business operations, whether […]

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September 11, 2017. |

Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

New Microsoft Exchange 2016 email and calendar service Penta’s entire secure email and calendar system will be upgraded to the latest version of Microsoft Exchange 2016 for all Penta clients during the month of September. The upgrade has undergone rigorous testing and is part of the continuous free service upgrades. As is usual with major upgrades […]

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