For the cyber criminal, their actions are deemed a low-risk crime that can deliver a huge potential payoff as they disrupt businesses, steal money, goods, information and sensitive data.
UK businesses face unprecedented technology changes, the consequences of which are mounting IT security challenges as they rely more and more on technology to carry out their day to day business. Plus, the use of mobile devices in the workplace, increase in remote working, and the proliferation of cloud services have exacerbated an already high level of cybersecurity threats.
The extent to which criminals are exploiting digital technology to commit offences continues to grow, as they disrupt businesses, steal money, goods, information and sensitive data.
While businesses in the hospitality industry don’t have the same volume of transactions as sectors like retail, actually per customer they collect substantially more personal data and the transactions are generally larger.
Scams and cyber-attacks have become a fact of life for businesses in the UK. Firms are being targeted with bogus phone calls and emails by scammers trying to steal money, confidential data or sensitive information.
When it comes to cybersecurity, you’re only as strong as your weakest link - which means any business can be at risk from indiscriminate and automated cyber-attacks as criminals exploit system vulnerabilities.
The internet opens the door to huge opportunities and rewards, but also brings with it risks to doing business. Every day there are cyber attacks in some form or other against UK companies, attempting to steal information, access applications and disrupt business. It has become increasingly important to manage the cybersecurity risks against doing business online and protect your company.
In today's business landscape, with the demands of leading virtual teams or working remotely, the meeting room needs to allow for seamless collaboration between individuals in the same room or in different geographic locations.
How many times have you been in a meeting room and everyone is waiting to get started, only to be held up by a nervous looking presenter who is trying to coax a critical piece of technology into working as it should be? Multiply that time wasted by the number of people in the room and you can understand how important it is to have the right set up.
There is little point in investing in dated technology, especially as a growing business if you are looking to leverage technology to fuel growth.
That's why companies looking to be prudent with their costs, opt to lease equipment rather than purchase it - less impact on the balance sheet and access to the latest in IT technology and hardware.