Being hacked is bl**dy scary. It has the potential to destroy your business. And it’s no longer about IF you’re going to be attacked, it’s WHEN. Trust me on this one. My team has to rescue hacked businesses every single week. They’re not huge multi-million pound organisations. They’re ordinary businesses, just like yours. That’s because […]
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One of the most common ways hackers find their way into businesses is by brute force cracking passwords. This is where they try millions of variations of simple words, characters and numbers. Even if you think your passwords are secure and unguessable, what about your staff? Are you sure there’s no-one using Password1234 to access […]
Scams come in many different forms, and not all of them happen online. This guide from the Money Advice Service is full of information about common scams in the home, workplace and beyond. Some of them might seem obvious, but it’s worth having a look and sharing with friends and family- particularly older relatives. A […]
Cyber crime continues to be the number one threat affecting UK businesses. With a staggering 65,000 hacking attempts made every single day. This is a war. So how do you prepare your troops for battle? We’ve written a new guide, called Beating the Baddies: How to Win the War Against Hackers. It’s full of practical […]
Have a think for a second… what’s the worst thing that could happen to your business’s premises? Burglary? Fire? Flood? OK, statistically it’s pretty unlikely that something bad would happen. But if it did, the speed at which your business gets back up and running, totally depends on how much preparation you have done. There’s […]
Did you know that cyber crime is now the number one threat to UK businesses? It costs the economy £27 billion a year. Ouch. So we all need to take a no-nonsense approach to online security. A password alone is no longer enough to keep your business-critical data safe. Because most of the time, it’s […]
I’m sending this to you just in case it’s useful. Because one of our jobs as your IT support company is to make sure your technology set up stays fit for purpose. My team and I have written a brand new guide called How to Upgrade Your IT Infrastructure with Confidence. It’s full of practical […]
Have you heard about multi-factor authentication? Wait… don’t delete this email! It’s not techno babble. It’s actually a very smart way to protect your business.
Windows 7 was such a great operating system. But its life is coming to an end. From January, Microsoft will no longer be supporting it. And that will have serious implications for your business… even if just one of your computers still uses Windows 7.
OK, so it’s only just turned 2019. But we want you to look ahead to next January, in 2020. Because there’s a major software problem on the way… and it’s going to affect half of all businesses and organisations.