Business interruption insurance 101

Business interruption insurance 101

December 22nd, 2015

While it is highly likely that you have an insurance policy that will cover your small or medium-sized business in the event of a disaster, chances are you don’t have business interruption insurance. The majority of smaller companies tend to overlook interruption policies, believing (or at least hoping) that regular insurance will be enough to […]

Season’s Greetings

December 21st, 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we’d like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a relaxing and happy holiday break and a safe and prosperous New Year.

As always Diamond will be open over the Christmas period, closing only on the public holidays.

Twitter warns about cyber attacks

December 19th, 2015

Earlier this month, social media platform Twitter alerted a number of its users to the fact that their accounts may have been hacked into by something, or someone, known as a “state-sponsored actor.” While a warning of this kind is certainly not unprecedented – for some time now, both Facebook and Google have also been […]

Google and the art of safe mobile browsing

December 18th, 2015

With the vast majority of end users turning to Google as their search engine or default browser of choice, it comes as no surprise to learn that the company takes security seriously. But in a perpetually changing landscape where anti-virus and anti-malware tools are constantly chasing their tails in order to stay up to date […]

When should you invoke your BCP?

December 13th, 2015

A Business Continuity Plan (BCP) is a valuable security blanket for countless companies across the nation. And while business owners hope they never have to invoke their continuity plan, it is important to understand which events might necessitate it coming into action. By understanding how certain disasters can impact your business, you’ll have a better […]

The keys to a successful Office 365 migration

December 12th, 2015

Microsoft Office 365 is growing in popularity as more and more businesses make the move to the cloud. However, without proper planning and testing beforehand, you could get stuck in the middle of the migration process, end up with duplicated data, or even have to abort the transition completely. Needless to say, all of these […]

Cortana tips to make your life easier

December 12th, 2015

Wouldn’t it be grand if you could afford to hire your own personal assistant? Someone who could take care of menial tasks, sing songs to you, and generally just make your life more pleasant? As technology develops, we are getting closer and closer to virtual assistants who are just as good as their real-life counterparts. […]

Best Android tablet apps you should have

December 4th, 2015

Choosing an app for your Android tablet can be daunting. Whether you’re looking for a document reader app or a new web browser, there are many options out there that offer similar features. So how do you know which ones are the best fit for your device? We’ve compiled a list of powerful applications that […]

Don’t virtualize without answers

December 3rd, 2015

For small or medium-sized business, getting a leg up on the competition can be the difference between simply surviving and thriving. One way of doing this is by embracing virtualization. Many SMBs have used virtualization techniques to great effect, but implementing a change can be difficult and time-consuming.

Samsung Pay expands payment options

November 28th, 2015

Mobile payment systems have been making great strides in recent years, and are quickly becoming the norm for consumers looking to quickly settle bills for small amounts. While Google Wallet and Apple Pay may be leading the movement to disrupt the payments industry and make the most of NFC technologies, Samsung’s own mobile payment solution […]