We all love a bargain. Buying things online is getting the country through this crisis. However, when you’re searching for stuff online, it’s always worth remembering that if something seems too good to be true… it probably is. Of course a fancy coffee machine at 90% discount is appealing. And that new website designer does […]
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Welcome to our IT blog! Here you could find a thing or two about current technological and worldly affairs that could affect business.
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Do you invest in training your staff so they learn new skills and expand their knowledge? Of course you do. It’s in your best interest to give them every tool available to become experts at what they do. If they’re amazing at their job your business will make more money and grow bigger. What about […]
I bet there are a few people coughing and spluttering in your office this week. Just as you have to be careful of people spreading illnesses to each other, it’s exactly the same with your IT. It only takes one person to click one link in one dodgy email… and your entire business can become […]
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, […]
Your social media profiles provide strangers with all sorts of information about who you are. If those strangers have criminal intentions, you could end up having your business accounts hacked, losing valuable data (and money). This is real. If a member of your staff talks about their dog on Facebook, hackers will use brute force […]
Cyber crime is now officially the number one threat to businesses in the UK. So it’s never been more important to get your online security nailed. But it’s not 2005 any more. Keeping your data safe is about much more than just buying anti-virus software. Hackers can only steal your data if someone gives them […]
Do any of the devices in your business use the Chrome browser? I’d be surprised if none of them did… it is the most used browser in the UK (two thirds of people use it). We’ve noticed a flurry of security alerts over the last few months about extensions that can be added on to […]
Flexible working and the ability to access files on the go are among the most sought after perks of the modern workforce. But if your employees are using their own mobiles and laptops for work, it’s important that you know they’re not putting your organisation at risk of cyber attacks. Because what happens when they […]
According to figures from Transport for London there are more than 30,000 lost phones sitting in their lost property room. And two laptops are left on the underground every single day. Wow. Frankly, it’s too easy to lose stuff. And it’s very annoying when it happens. Now think about how you will react when an […]
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 […]