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How can you get the most from your public sector budget when finalising IT spend for the coming financial year?
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To say that online infrastructure matters to businesses right now would be an understatement. At the start of 2021, almost
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Cyber security has become increasingly difficult to manage. Even when employees worked from one secure network, cyber was a challenge
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Remote working is here to stay, and it’s time to align your IT strategy to ensure you enhance user experience
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Remote access never came closer to being a buzzword than in 2020. Of course, remote work has long been on
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Retailers are facing the most challenging operating landscape in decades – perhaps ever. Successful retail in lockdown 3.0 will require
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2020 was a cyber security wake up call for a lot of organisations. Attempting to provide secure remote access and
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2020 changed how businesses operate — dramatically accelerating remote working, incentivising digital sales processes, and ultimately placing far greater importance
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In October 2020, Hackney Council suffered operational issues following a suspected ransomware attack. The attack caused significant disruption to Hackney
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As instruction comes to work remotely across England and the devolved nations, the time comes again for IT leaders to
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In 2019, the total cost of cybercrime stood at more than $1 trillion. And in 2020, this costly trend is
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A newly-discovered cyber-attack has reached headlines as it wreaks havoc across US federal agencies and large global organisations. What is
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Following a turbulent 2020, the stage is set for a year of growth and recovery in 2021. How can manufacturers
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Cyber security has a visibility problem. Outside of the context of a breach, the Board is likely to only pay
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DevOps has changed the application landscape, delivering agility and enhancing user experience. However, DevOps has the potential to introduce risks
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In 2020, the world witnessed a dramatic shift to remote working. At present, nearly half (47%) of the UK workforce
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Six Degrees continues to support organisations operating in the new normal by partnering with 8×8, a leading integrated cloud communications
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There has been a significant amount of change within UK financial services over the last decade. New regulations have come
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With 2021 around the corner, it’s time to consider how your law firm will overcome some of the key challenges
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The Board is never going to care more about cyber security than after you’ve been hacked. Unfortunately, the incident response
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Proactive defence with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint 2020 changed how most businesses operate, and it’s important that cyber security keeps
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The way we work may never be the same again. In this post-COVID world, Microsoft Teams and other agile working
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Cyber security is critical to your entire organisation, but often poorly understood. 58% of businesses with more than 500 employees
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2020 has been a disruptive year. The dramatic shift to remote workflows has increased the flow of sensitive information online
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Cybercrime is an increasing problem that you can’t handle alone. In Q1 2020, cyber-attacks on UK businesses were up 30%.
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Ecommerce website security and performance are essential to your retail business’ success throughout the Golden Quarter and beyond. What steps
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Almost half of all UK businesses admit to lacking the skilled people they need to address increased cyber-threats. This isn’t
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Cyber security risk assessments sit at the heart of any effective cyber security strategy. They are about understanding, managing, prioritising
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Cyber security is one of the main concerns for the UK legal sector in 2020. In order for your firm
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Cyber security leaders need to create flexible systems able to monitor threats and respond to change in targeted ways. It’s
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Between February and April 2020, cyber attacks against financial institutions rose by 238%. How can you use lessons from the
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In order to enhance productivity and meet the commercial and operational challenges of today’s legal market, law firms should move
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In 2020 we are more reliant on our unified communications platforms than ever before. Organisations need to enable their people
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With many retailers pivoting to online sales and contactless payments in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, cybercriminals have increased
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Manufacturing is the most targeted sector for cyber-attacks in 2020. In order to understand the cyber threat to manufacturers, we
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The high-profile Garmin hack has reached national headlines and caused a headache for runners and cyclists throughout the world. Our
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Protecting legally privileged information becomes more complex when your fee earners are working remotely. By taking these six steps your
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The recent transition to remote working has revealed many cracks in application deployments that had previously been papered over. If
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SD-WAN technology is best-placed to resolve many of the remote working challenges organisations are facing today. Organisations that transition to
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If your retail bank is considering its return to work strategy, it’s not just infected staff you should be wary
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If your insurance firm is maintaining an agile, hybrid workforce, you should consider the implications this will have on your
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Although things have moved on drastically since March they have not gone back to how they were, nor are they
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With businesses throughout the UK beginning their return to a ‘new normal’ way of working, what considerations should your legal
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Microsoft Teams is revolutionising the way organisations work together. These best practice tips will enable you to maximise your Microsoft
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Cybercriminals are evolving their attack techniques in order to exploit the latest working practices and cyber security approaches. As organisations
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The coronavirus pandemic is being exploited by cybercriminals to launch sophisticated cyber-attacks that prey on victims’ hopes and fears. How
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The Government has announced its lockdown exit plan, and organisations throughout the UK are taking their first tentative steps towards
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Is your retail business adapting to evolving operating conditions by opening or expanding its online store? If so, you should
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Many of us have adapted to new ways of working in recent weeks. Now we’ve mobilised our remote workforces, it’s
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It’s taken some time, but networking has finally caught up with the rapid expansion of public cloud computing capabilities and
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We’re living and working in uncertain times. There’s no getting around it: a large number of your users may well
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If your organisation is looking to ramp up its remote working capabilities, you’re not alone. But how can you empower
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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, cyber criminals are exploiting the crisis to target victims through phishing email scams.
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The way your Local Authority communicates with its residents is critical to improving their experiences and perceptions. How will agile
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The annual Black Friday retail juggernaut rolled on in 2019, with transaction volumes and values reaching record highs. Now the
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Today’s law firms are operating in an increasingly hostile digital landscape. This necessitates a robust cyber security posture to tackle
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Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems have now reached end-of-life. What is the impact on your organisation’s
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From the World Economic Forum in Davos to your local refuse collection, our carbon footprints as individuals and as a
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Foreign exchange company Travelex has become the latest high-profile victim of ransomware, with cyber criminals launching an attack that is
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 reaches the end of its support lifecycle on 14th January 2020. If you still maintain Windows
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This year’s Microsoft Future Decoded event focused on the key themes of ‘technology as an enabler’ and ‘the future of
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We have officially entered the golden quarter. How can cloud technology help you secure a successful winter shopping period whilst
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Every business needs to protect its information assets from accidental or malicious data breach. With the threat of GDPR fines
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Six Degrees brings its wealth of UK public sector expertise to the Scottish public sector after being awarded a place
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The Local Digital Declaration affirms the UK’s ambition to realise its digital potential and deliver services that best meet the
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Today’s manufacturers need to adapt quickly to changing client demands and fluctuating supply chains. Scalable cloud technology gives manufacturers the
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Hospitals throughout the UK are seeking to utilise transformational cloud technology that will help them improve patient care both in
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Six Degrees has reinforced its commitment to the UK public sector by joining the Network Services 2 framework, allowing the
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Six Degrees acts as a cloud enabler, helping housing associations carry out their digital transition journeys in a structured manner
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Downtime is the enemy of productivity. Manufacturers can reduce the risk of downtime by adopting cloud technology solutions that maximise
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The British Airways hack in September 2018 has now been revealed to have affected 500,000 payment cards in a huge
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CNS Group protected a global fashion brand from financial loss and damage to brand reputation after they became the victim
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Cyber threat is holding companies back from investing in digital technologies. How can your manufacturing firm understand its exposure to
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There are many reasons to keep your Oracle workloads running on local servers. But there are even more reasons to
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You can’t protect your data if you don’t know it’s there. Asset management is an essential element of your organisation’s
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Are high licensing costs preventing your public sector organisation from transitioning its Oracle SPARC workloads to the cloud? Here’s how
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Every digital transformation journey is different, and not all organisations are ready to dive straight into the public cloud. Six
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In order to remain competitive in today’s global market, it’s important to achieve manufacturing process efficiencies wherever possible. The effective
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Six Degrees provides a remote VPN service to Government Digital Service that delivers secure access for users to the Public
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As part of an ever-increasing focus on data security, the FCA has produced an industry insights document that identifies cybersecurity
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Your public sector organisation may want to move to the cloud, but how do you plan an effective digital transition
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For retail businesses, delivering brilliant customer experiences depends on having a connected and integrated omni-channel technology ecosystem. Whether shopping online,
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Cloud technology is a key enabler for Industry 4.0. Today’s smart factories rely on cloud technology to deliver agility, flexibility
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How can you get the most from your public sector budget when finalising IT spend for the coming financial year?
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Today’s hedge fund users need access to data and applications wherever they are. Follow these five remote working security tips
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Nicole is a Security Operations Centre Analyst at Six Degrees. She works as part of a team that delivers round-the-clock
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Claudia Collins has risen quickly through the ranks at Six Degrees: in five short years she’s graduated from Project Administrator
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Robyn Snary could never have anticipated a career working in IT. But she loves the challenges that her role as
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Windows Server and SQL Server 2008 reach the end of their support lifecycles on 14th January 2020 and 9th July
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It’s the biggest weekend of the year for online retailers. Is your business ready to maximise its revenue potential? Prepare
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Regulatory Data Management Solution for MIFID II Let us help you Six Degrees offers you Soteria™ to tick that Compliance box
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Six Degrees has launched a suite of GDPR compliance solutions that will help you assess your preparedness and protect your
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Comparing UCaaS providers, and finding the one that meets your business requirements, doesn’t need to be daunting. As the workplace
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Are today’s businesses faced with too many cloud computing options? With so many vendors offering numerous cloud choices, it may
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Findings from the 24th floor – A peek into our recent ‘Minimising IT Risk in Retail’ event review Six Degrees
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Why tech service providers hold the key to cryptocurrency profit. Just five years ago, the price of a Bitcoin was
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Cyber Monday – a big push behind modernising the retail industry Retail has been completely revolutionised by technology, as the
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Think you don’t have a hybrid cloud strategy? You’re wrong. I recently spoke to an IT Manager, and during our
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I was on my watt bike this morning – a tortuous device designed to make you a stronger cyclist –
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Tech fails. But how can you be prepared when it does? Following last night’s news about an issue with AWS’s
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