Reactive vs. Proactive IT support

Halcyon IT Support

When it comes to IT support, many businesses go for a ‘fix-it when its broken’ approach. These businesses do this because they think that it will save them money, as they only pay for the IT support services when a problem arises. But is this really the case? Even if a business has invested in […]

How to protect your business from ransomware attacks

Halcyon Ransomware

If a ransomware attack is successful it can easily see your whole business out of action. It is currently seen as one of the greatest online threats and can shut down entire networks. So, what is it and how do you protect against it? What is ransomware? Ransomware is a malicious software, also known as […]

Why your business needs an offsite data backup

Halcyon Offsite Backup

Many businesses today store sensitive data and critical information on their work computers or a server. If you were to lose this data however, the results could be disastrous. This is why offsite data storage is essential for any modern business. Offsite data backup is a process which uses a remote – often cloud based […]

Phishing Emails: How to avoid being the next victim

Phishing Emails

You receive an email from what appears to be a trusted organisation asking for personal information from you like usernames, passwords, or bank account details. These kinds of emails often include links taking you to a site to input your personal data. It might look legitimate, but how can you tell if it’s genuine or […]

Preventing Cyber Attacks During Covid-19

Cyber Attacks

Covid-19 is providing more than its fair share of challenges and a lot of uncertainty for businesses. Maintaining business continuity when you aren’t prepared for a remote workforce can cause costly disruptions, so it’s no surprise that when businesses are confronted with a seismic shift in working practices, it can often lead to errors being […]

The best features of Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams

If your business is looking for an innovative tool to help your workforce interact more effectively, stay connected, and maintain productivity, then Microsoft Teams could be the perfect choice for you. Microsoft Teams has copious amounts of storage, video call features, an online chat function, and many other useful features, so it could be exactly […]

3 ways your business can thrive using IT

Halcyon Networks It Support

Most business owners and managers know that your product or services are going to gain more momentum in the market at some point, which is just what you are waiting for. But did you know that premature growth is one of the biggest killers of business start-ups and new businesses? Although things may look good […]

6 reasons why your growing business needs to hire an IT support company

Halcyon IT Support

If you are looking to expand and grow your business, or are already an established business showing substantial growth, having an IT infrastructure in place can make a huge difference to your business’s efficiency and productivity. A lot of the time, businesses overlook the importance of IT and the need for proper IT support. This […]

Cybersecurity tips for businesses working from home

Cyber Security Halcyon

The COVID-19 crisis has forced many businesses to have to work from home. As the pandemic continues, many businesses will have to continue to work from home for the foreseeable future. This can lead to a range of security issues for you and your business. Many cybersecurity networks are designed for working in an office, […]