Most of us already know that we are supposed to use strong, individual passwords for every account we have. Creating, remembering and using strong passwords for a multitude of sites leads many of us to use just one or two, tried and tested memorable passwords.
Cyber threats and cyber security have been hot topics in the news due to reported increases in various forms of cyber attack. Around 68% of business leaders think that their cyber security risks are increasing and 62% of businesses actually experienced phishing and social engineering attacks in 2018. Yet remarkably, on average, only around 5% of companies’ data folders are properly protected.
After a year like no other, we hope all our clients have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Please find below our opening times for the festive period.
Christmas and New Year Opening Hours 2020/21
During the Christmas period, the Riverbank offices will be open as usual on normal working days, but closed on bank holidays:
Friday 25th December – Christmas Day
Monday 28th December – Boxing Day (substitute Bank Holiday)
Friday 1st January – New Year’s Day
Thursday 24th December – Christmas Eve
Tuesday 29th – Thursday 31st December
From Monday 4th January 2021 onwards
You can contact us and request support as usual whilst we are open.
We are pleased to announce that Riverbank IT Management is now part of the Air IT group.
Who are Air IT?
Based in Nottingham, Air IT is an award-winning Managed Service Provider with a strong reputation for delivering outstanding customer service and forward-thinking IT and communications services.
How IT security is moving beyond passwords
If any part of your IT security depends on a username and password, it is simply not good enough. It must be considered at risk. To reduce that risk, Multi-Factor Authentication – MFA – could be the solution you need.
Cloud backup provides essential protection for popular services like Microsoft 365, but it is something that many businesses don’t even realise they need. There is an assumption that because something is in the cloud, it can’t go wrong. But, like life itself, things can and do go wrong and every business needs some level of protection.
There are three communication and collaboration tools in Microsoft 365 that provide basically similar solutions for the same problem: Outlook Groups, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams. However, they all have subtle differences that set them apart from one another.
OneDrive for Business is Microsoft’s cloud-based file store, with many features that make it compelling for business users who need to get work done without the technology getting in the way.
After several years of development under the Microsoft 365 banner, it is a robust product with many extra bells and whistles.
So you’ve just unboxed your brand new laptop — what do you do next? Before you start using it to surf the internet or finish your tasks for the day, take these steps to optimize its performance and ensure it meets your needs. 1. Update your laptop’s operating system One of the first things you […]
Gmail’s email management interface is a crowd favorite, owing to its pleasant aesthetics and intuitive design. But did you know that you can still take your Gmail experience up a notch? Try the following tricks. Undo Send In the fast-paced world of business, mistakes happen. And because everybody deserves a second chance at writing that […]