Possibly not the advice you were expecting from your IT support company. After all, haven’t you been told for a long time to change your password on a regular basis? Well, that advice changed in April. Microsoft previously advised all passwords were changed every 60 days. Now it says that’s no longer necessary. In fact, […]
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This doesn’t make for comfortable reading. The latest data shows that 72% of UK organisations still fall short of their GDPR requirements. That’s 18 months after the legislation became law. Oops. GDPR compliance is essential for businesses of all sizes. No matter how big or small, you’ve got to get your data protection together. The […]
Do you know how much cyber attacks are predicted to cost businesses around the world, by 2021? Five. Trillion. Pounds. That’s a lot. And many of these attacks start with an email. Hackers are getting more cunning. And their tools are improving every day. So we created a new video, to show you what you’re […]
Did you know that more than 1.54 million people in the UK now work from home on a regular basis? It’s essential that you can be confident the business is doing what it’s supposed to be doing… while offering your staff flexibility. So how do you get the balance right? Our brand new guide is […]
Is recruitment a pain for your business, too? In our IT world, recruitment of competent staff with a great attitude is a real issue. It’s why we work so hard at keeping our existing team happy. Research shows that the best staff look for more than job security and a decent pay packet. They want […]
Cookies. Not the delicious ones with chocolate chips in. But the online ones, that let websites track people who have visited before. The Information Commissioner’s Office has released new guidance about cookies. And it’s important that your website complies. In a nutshell: All website operators (that’s you) must provide clear and comprehensive information about their […]
Is your email inbox out of control? Most business owners and managers have this problem. They spend far too much time dealing with basic email management, at the expense of doing the really important stuff (like growing the business). Are you spending more time trying to keep up, than getting on with the really important […]
I’m sure you’re already aware that cyber crime is the hottest topic for all businesses right now. And the biggest business crime in the UK. But do you know about the latest cyber threats and how to prevent them? My team and I have been busy compiling a new guide. It’s been written in human, […]
Imagine this. You get back from a lovely holiday abroad. And on a routine check of the business’s bank account, you see a payment for £5.5k made to a supplier you don’t recognise. So you check with Sandra in accounts. And her words make you feel sick. “You asked me to pay it last week, […]
In less than 100 days, Microsoft officially switches off all support for lots of very popular software. It will reach its end of life. Meaning if it breaks or gets hacked, Microsoft won’t fix it. And this isn’t obscure software we’re talking about. It’s Windows 7, Office 2010, and a load of server software. Half […]