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How to choose the right computer equipment for your business to increase your productivity and efficiency without it costing the earth.

Business software helps you complete a range of tasks. Choose the right software, provide support and train your staff with our introduction.

It is highly likely that you depend on the internet for some aspects of your business. Find out how you can use the internet more effectively.

Good communication with customers, partners and suppliers is vital for business success. This summary explores business communication methods.

How would you cope if your IT system failed or was breached? We cover the main IT security issues and how to protect against them.

Good IT management can help you choose, use and implement IT. Our overview helps you manage IT in a way that maximises the return on your investment.

IT support is vital if you rely on your IT system. But how can you set up an effective safety net in case things go wrong? We explore the options.

Getting the right IT is just the first step. Appropriate training, policies and working practices can help you maximise return on your IT investment.

Data protection helps secure your key business data and comply with the rules. Our overview looks at data protection rules and how to protect data.

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Good data security means understanding what data you hold and how you store and use it, as well as having robust security procedures. Our guide.
The EU General Data Protection Regulations lay down strict rules about the use of personal information. There are significant fines for failure to follow the rules.
Many small firms don’t know what to do with their old kit and hang on to old computers. We explain how to recycle old IT kit safely and responsibly.
A growing number of businesses have been prosecuted to data breaches. Nick Banks, mobile security expert, explains the options for protecting data.
As more businesses issue laptop computers and remote working becoming increasingly popular, what happens if the files and data get stolen or lost?
Learn how blockchain works and how it enables crypto currencies to be traded securely across the globe without the input of traditional financial institutions.
As remote working continues to rise, so does the threat from hackers. Understand the risks to your business from remote workers and unsecured wi-fi and how to minimise them.
Do you know how much personal data you're sharing? You might be surprised. Can online privacy ever be guaranteed in these days of always-connected smart devices?
Key considerations when thinking about how you can protect your business' data from loss or breach and avoid a substantial penalty.
For hackers, the data held by your business is filled with the potential for quick, illicit profit. How can UK firms stay safe from cyber attack?
More than 50% of UK businesses risk losing their reputation, customers and income - simply by failing to protect their data. Are you one of them?
Freelance workers often have access to client data - and it's up to you to make sure you protect it properly. A quick guide to your responsibilities.
Allowing employees to use their own devices for work can put sensitive work data at risk. How to create and enforce a BYOD policy.
GDPR is now the top worry for businesses, overtaking Brexit. Benjamin Dyer of Powered Now answers some common FAQs about your responsibilities
Mike Blackburn of I-COM outlines the changes you will need to make in your business and on your website as GDPR is enforced from May 2018.