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Computer Security – Leaving your windows open

Computer Security - Leaving your windows open You’d never dream of leaving your home for the day with all of the doors and windows wide open. Yet this is what many business owners and managers do with their business’s IT. It’s the data security equivalent of leaving the windows open. So thieves can easily get [...]

By |2021-05-10T13:25:38+00:00May 1st, 2021|Blogs For You|0 Comments

How to spot a ransomware attack before proper damage is done

How to spot a ransomware attack before proper damage is done Ransomware is one of the scariest things that can happen to your business’s IT. It’s where your data is encrypted so you can’t access it. And you must pay a huge ransom fee to get it back. Did you know that often hackers get [...]

By |2021-04-10T10:28:16+00:00April 1st, 2021|Blogs For You|0 Comments

Which of these phishing scams have you heard of?

Which of these phishing scams have you heard of? If you thought phishing was just emails – think again. Today we’re at risk of scams on many platforms. Here are the top 5 to be aware of. Number 1: Phishing. The original. It’s where criminals send you an email, pretending to be someone else, like [...]

By |2021-03-03T14:04:55+00:00March 1st, 2021|Blogs For You|0 Comments

Why your new PC can be slow out of the box

Why your new PC can be slow out of the box Did you know that when you buy a new PC, the manufacturers have loaded it with ‘free’ apps they think you might use? Actually, they don’t really care whether you use them or not. They’re paid to preinstall them. We call this bloatware. And [...]

By |2021-02-09T13:19:24+00:00February 1st, 2021|Blogs For You|0 Comments

Reach for big goals this year with Microsoft Planner

Reach for big goals this year with Microsoft Planner Got big plans for your business this year? Whatever you want to achieve, Microsoft Planner can help you to organise tasks, assign them to team members, and check the progress along the way. To get started, create a team in Microsoft Teams. Add the people [...]

By |2021-01-07T14:12:41+00:00January 1st, 2021|Blogs For You|0 Comments

Microsoft Teams is perfect for video calls

Microsoft Teams is perfect for video calls Since March we’ve all been using video chat more. A LOT more. Thanks to the pandemic, Zoom has become a household name. Even your Gran’s heard about it. But for your business, have you given Microsoft Teams a proper look? It’s got a whole load of new [...]

By |2020-12-10T08:56:58+00:00November 1st, 2020|Blogs About Us|0 Comments

Covid scams that steal your data

Covid scams that steal your data No one can deny that 2020’s been an unusual year. Thanks to the global pandemic, we’ve had to change the way we do almost everything. And there to take advantage of the disruption are the cyber criminals… waiting to pounce. Here are some of the Covid-related scams that [...]

By |2020-12-10T08:57:04+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Blogs For You|0 Comments

Take our 60 minute security challenge

Take our 60 minute security challenge When you’re running a business, you want to think you’ve done as much as possible to keep your data safe from theft and loss. But if you don’t have the right professionals implementing data security, how well protected are you really? Now, we can tell you. Take our [...]

By |2020-12-10T08:57:11+00:00September 1st, 2020|Blogs For You|0 Comments

Phone System Upgrade

When did you last upgrade your business phone system? With business technology, there’s always another upgrade. We upgrade our mobiles and tablets every few years. And our laptops too. But when was the last time you upgraded your business phone system? If it’s been 5 years or more, then you’re overdue an upgrade. Up-to-date [...]

By |2020-12-10T08:57:19+00:00August 1st, 2020|Blogs For You|0 Comments

How to protect your data from ransomware

How to protect your data from ransomware You’ve probably heard of computer malware – but have you heard of ransomware? It’s what criminals use to target the data in your business. That’s incredibly valuable to you. Ransomware is a form of malicious software placed on your devices to lock you out of your data. [...]

By |2020-12-10T09:00:16+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Blogs For You|0 Comments
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