New Microsoft Business licenses announced

Microsoft announces new licenses Microsoft has launched new Microsoft 365 Business licences (Basic, Standard and Premium) which do not include Teams. The pricing has yet to be confirmed but is expected to be between 10% and 20% cheaper than the current licenses that do include Teams. Existing Business licenses to continue Existing Business licenses will […]

Why You Should Backup Your Cloud Files

Is your data safe and secure? If you use cloud-based Software as a Service (Saas) systems such as Microsoft Onedrive or Shareport, or Google Drive and don’t have separate backup, your business is potentially at risk. We explain below why, what the impact could be and what you can do about it. You are responsible […]

Is it time to review your email security?

Your emails may be blocked

Are you at risk? If you have an email address but no security to protect it, you are putting your business at risk – we explain why below, what it could mean to your business, and what you can do about it. ICO Case Study This ICO case study is a good example of what […]

Important email update that could affect your email delivery.

Your emails may be blocked

From 1st Feb Google and Yahoo will be enforcing certain standards, and emails that do not comply will be rejected. In order to send emails to either service you will need : – a valid SPF record – a valid DKIM record – a valid DMARC record with the policy set to at least “p=none” […]

Don’t let cyber grinches spoil Christmas!

‘Tis the season for festivities, but don’t let cyber grinches spoil the fun! 🎁 Here’s a quick guide to fortify your digital world this Christmas: Stay Vigilant: Cyber threats love holiday distractions. Be extra cautious when your attention is elsewhere. Lock Down Everything: Secure your digital turf—routers, computers, servers, websites, IoT gadgets, and online accounts […]

Cyberattacks on Major Casinos: A Wake-Up Call for Small Businesses

What Happened? In September 2023, a hacking group called Scattered Spider attacked MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment. The cyberattacks disrupted their operations and caused financial losses. Caesars even paid $15 million as a partial ransom. What Data Was Compromised? The hackers stole six terabytes of data, including sensitive information like social security numbers. It’s […]

Server Issue Stalled Toyota’s Japanese Plants

Last week, Toyota faced an unexpected halt in production at all 14 of its Japanese factories. The disruption was not due to a cyber attack, as some might speculate given the company’s history, but rather an internal system malfunction. The Cause: A Disk Space Issue The problem began during routine maintenance work carried out on […]

Static IP Data Sims With Unlimited Data

We are excited to announce that Globe2 can now provide Static IP Unlimited Data Sims. These are perfect for businesses who need a reliable internet connection, either as their primary or backup option. What is the difference between a regular Data Sim and a Static IP Data Sim? As stated in the name, the major […]

What is Microsoft 365 Copilot and How Can It Benefit Your Business?

Microsoft has recently announced a new feature called Microsoft 365 Copilot, which aims to make work easier and more efficient for users of Microsoft 365. This tool is designed to provide personalised, AI-powered assistance to users, helping them to perform tasks more quickly and accurately. In this blog post, we will take a closer look […]

Using VoIP On Your Mobile Phone: What Are The Benefits?

In today’s digital age, communication has undergone a significant transformation. According to Statista 86.29% of the world’s population owns a smartphone. Increasingly, traditional communication methods are being replaced with digital alternatives. The Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) is being phased out, and communication is shifting towards digitalisation. This shift towards digital communication has paved the […]