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Bits & Bytes - November 2022

Article by The Final Step in IT Support, Security, Security First Mindset on Nov 30, 2022

IT Strategy small medium business

Welcome to your first edition of 'Bits & Bytes'

We know you are short on time but still need quality strategic IT insights to stay competitive.

‘Bits & Bytes’ delivers just that. Your round up of useful information, helping you increase productivity, enhance security, and ultimately fulfil your potential through technology.


Spotlight on Cyber Security

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As cyber security threats grow exponentially, so do the opportunities for you to strengthen your defences. But with so many new security products and services available, it is easy to get overwhelmed and bury your head in the sand.


We are often asked by clients, where should we start?

The first step to being cyber secure is carrying out a Cyber Security Riskcyber-security-risk-assessment-for-small-business-london Assessment, where your biggest risks are identified and options to mitigate them are presented - giving you the information you need to make informed decisions.

A Cyber Security Risk Assessment is a critical component of your cyber risk management strategy. One which will help you accurately evaluate your company’s security posture and help you understand where you need to invest and focus your attention.

So with October bringing the ten-year anniversary of European Cyber Security month (and with Hall🎃ween just gone), it's the perfect time to focus on the security ‘horrors’ we all want to avoid.

Start taking control now by downloading our guide to Cyber Security Risk Assessment.


Industry Insights


Our founder Raja Pagadala was delighted to attend DattoCon in Washington D.C., USA. Datto’s mission, to empower the world's small and medium-sized businesses with the best in enterprise-level technology, is totally aligned with that of The Final Step.

"It was great to attend and get a more strategic view of security and recovery. Also, to compare and contrast the approaches in USA and UK. There were many valuable insights into vendors' offerings and how they are addressing security, end-user training and new ways of working.

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All of these adaptations were necessitated by post-pandemic hybrid working, the drive to Cloud computing and digital transformation. It's a challenge to do more with less in an increasingly complex digital world of work."

If you would like to discuss your security challenges please connect with Raja on LinkedIn or get in touch.


Raja Pagadala, Founder

Learn something new


Check out our updated YouTube channel where you'll find lots of helpful byte-size videos on how to enhance your productivity and security.

From 'How to enable Multi-factor authentication on WhatsApp' to ‘How to double tap the back of your iPhone to perform a shortcut of your choice’ - we’ve got you covered!


Microsoft MS-101 examCongratulations Paul

Congratulations to our Senior Technical Engineer Paul Matthews who recently passed the Microsoft MS-101 exam, demonstrating his expertise in Microsoft 365 endpoints, security and compliance.

We are dedicated to investing in our team, so they can look after yours.


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The team had a brilliant time at an Escape Room in London recently. Our expert troubleshooting skills were put to good use, as everyone managed to escape!

General Manager, Luisa Marques comments: "It has been great to get back to team events and a really nice boost to meet in person regularly."


simon health no bg - smallWe hope you enjoyed reading 'Bits & Bytes'

Having the right technology in place is key to success in these continually challenging times. We are here to support you and help you fulfil your potential through technology.

We hope you found this useful. For further advice, please get in touch.

Simon Heath, Director

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