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Five Steps to Business Longevity

Five Steps to Business Longevity

Few organisations - apart from charities, perhaps - exist with obsolescence in mind. Your business exists to satisfy demand (or create it, if you're especially shrewd), and doing this means adapting it for the future.  Whether it's technology, ...
The Lesser-Known Reasons Behind Data Breaches

The Lesser-Known Reasons Behind Data Breaches

It’d be churlish to call most UK businesses complacent, but statistics suggest that a large proportion still aren’t taking the required steps to keep themselves and their customers protected. Less than one third of UK businesses and charities admit ...
You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ‘Til it’s Gone - The Importance of Data Backups

You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ‘Til it’s Gone - The Importance of Data Backups

Despite their importance, it’s all too easy to take our Backup Solutions for granted. After years of SD card losses and digital photo corruptions, most smart phone manufacturers saw fit to include Cloud saves as standard for all our smart devices. ...
What is the link between RTO and RPO in your Business Continuity Plan?

What is the link between RTO and RPO in your Business Continuity Plan?

With all the reports of companies suffering downtime due to system failures, even social media giants Instagram, it’s no wonder that more and more business owners are turning to their IT teams to build a Business Continuity plan. When discussing or ...
Brute-Force Hacking Attempt Fails to Dethrone King’s College

Brute-Force Hacking Attempt Fails to Dethrone King’s College

King’s College has warned staff and students that a brute-force attack on the 9th of April may have compromised password systems. Admins were first made aware after several of the University’s users reported issues when accessing their email ...
Future-Proof Your Business with Disaster Recovery Planning by Datto

Future-Proof Your Business with Disaster Recovery Planning by Datto

Worried about Data Theft, Data Loss, or Data Degradation? You're not alone.  Mirus are proud to be hosting the latest Webinar from our trusted partners at Datto, the data recovery experts. In this webinar, Phil from Datto explains how a dedicated ...
Surviving Data Breaches and Their Paperwork

Surviving Data Breaches and Their Paperwork

Allow us to get rhetorical. Your business has just been the victim of a data breach. For the sake of the scenario, let's assume it's a big 'un; customer details, login credentials, personal details you'd keep under lock and key - all are compromised ...
World Backup Day 2019

World Backup Day 2019

Christmas Day. Hallowe’en. Easter Sunday. National “Talk Like a Pirate” Day… There are some national holidays that we just wish were a little more… regular. This week, we’re once again championing World Backup Day, a global initiative encouraging ...
Police Federation of England and Wales Hit by Malware Attack

Police Federation of England and Wales Hit by Malware Attack

Not a Fair Cop The Surrey headquarters of the Police Federation of England and Wales has been hit by a crypto-malware attack, severing multiple systems at the premises. The alarm was raised at 19:00 on March 9th by the stations’ own security ...
They think they’ve been breached. They have now!

They think they’ve been breached. They have now!

In March 2018 FIFA confirmed they suffered a data breach, this is their second breach as they were hacked by one of Russia’s intelligence agencies last year, leading to the leak of a list of players who had failed drugs tests. According to reports, ...
Ensuring your IT doesn’t go BANG

Ensuring your IT doesn’t go BANG

By Liam Pickard Your IT needs to be resilient to prevent downtime to your business. What you don’t need is your infra-structure to go BANG and fizzle out like a firework on the 5th November. No one wants to call IT support and rely on your backup ...