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Ever wondered if your apps are spying on you Now you can find out
Ever wondered if your apps are spying on you?

It’s no secret that some applications are a little too interested in us and what we’re doing. We’ve all had this experience. You might be talking to a friend about a new product that you’d like to try. Or perhaps you’ve discussed somewhere you’d like to visit. Then the next time you go online you… Continue reading Ever wondered if your apps are spying on you?
Never use your browsers password manager
Never use your browser’s password manager

Microsoft is always introducing new features and services to keep your people safe online, and your data secure. As a business owner or manager, you should already know that weak or reused passwords are one of the biggest risks to data security. A new update coming soon to Microsoft Edge will give you access to… Continue reading Never use your browser’s password manager
Your business is losing hundreds of hours to spam every year
Your business is losing hundreds of hours to spam every year

Spam emails. Everyone hates them. It’s not just the emotional pain of clearing spam from your inbox. Having to do that is a real productivity killer, too. A recent report found that each one of your employees could be losing up to 80 hours each year, thanks to filtering and deleting spam emails. That’s a… Continue reading Your business is losing hundreds of hours to spam every year
Is your business making these cyber security mistakes
Is your business making these cyber security mistakes?

It feels like every day we’re being warned about a new threat to our cyber security, doesn’t it? That’s for good reason. Last year, ransomware attacks alone affected 73% of UK businesses. And the cost of cyber-crime is estimated to hit $10.5 trillion by 2025, according to the ‘2022 Cybersecurity Almanac’. But we’re still seeing… Continue reading Is your business making these cyber security mistakes?
Is this the end of passwords forever
Is this the end of passwords forever?

No-one likes passwords. Creating them. Remembering them. Typing them in. Your whole mood can change when an application you’re using suddenly logs you out, and you have to go through login all over again. It’s frustrating for everyone. So here’s some very welcome news, courtesy of Microsoft, Apple and Google. The tech giants have joined… Continue reading Is this the end of passwords forever?
Protect your business from these common financial phishing scams
Protect your business from these common financial phishing scams

The average office worker sends and receives around 121 emails every day. And while that sounds like a lot, you may be shocked to learn that 3 billion phishing emails are sent each day. They account for 1% of all email traffic. What’s a phishing email? It’s an email sent by cyber criminals that pretends… Continue reading Protect your business from these common financial phishing scams
Businesses are spending more on IT this year
Businesses are spending more on IT this year

As a business owner or manager, you know how important good IT is. Your business couldn’t function without it. Your IT isn’t just about computers and data. It’s everything from your phone system, to your printers, to where you access your documents. And that’s without going into the measures you must take to keep your… Continue reading Businesses are spending more on IT this year
3 easy upgrades to improve your video call setup
3 easy upgrades to improve your video call setup

Early on in the first lockdowns in 2020, did you ever sit at your computer and think “I really like working from home”? Or were you the opposite; desperate to get back into a building and meet with other people like in the old days? Whichever was the case – and whether you feel the… Continue reading 3 easy upgrades to improve your video call setup
Two thirds of remote workers use a faulty device, so they dont get in trouble
Two thirds of remote workers use a faulty device, so they don’t get in trouble

A new report has discovered that 67% of remote workers are using faulty tech when they work remotely. And often that’s because they’ve accidentally damaged the tech themselves… they don’t want to admit it to their boss in case they get into trouble. A company that sells refurbished technology surveyed 2,500 UK employees. It found… Continue reading Two thirds of remote workers use a faulty device, so they don’t get in trouble
Is your team still working at 10pm
Is your team still working at 10pm?

If you have people working remotely in your business, you’re probably used to emails flying around at all hours of the day or night. Working from home has been life-changing for some. Your people are able to be more flexible with their time during the day, fitting in time for school pick-ups and appointments where… Continue reading Is your team still working at 10pm?
Your businesss Windows updates might be failing-because-of-this-one-thing
Your business’s Windows updates might be failing because of this one thing

If you’re the kind of person who installs security updates on all of your devices as soon as they become available, don’t start polishing your halo just yet. Because Microsoft’s has released a piece of information which might explain why your Windows machine is STILL out-of-date… despite all your care. Updates are crucial for all… Continue reading Your business’s Windows updates might be failing because of this one thing
A survey released at the end of 2021 by a specialist website has confirmed that phishing attacks remain the greatest cyber security threat to businesses
This survey confirms what any IT professional could tell you: Phishing is still the most likely way for our business to be breached

A survey released at the end of 2021 by a specialist website, has confirmed that phishing attacks remain the greatest cyber security threat to businesses. Phishing is where a hacker sends you an email pretending to be from someone else. They might fake an email from your bank, for example. When you click a link… Continue reading This survey confirms what any IT professional could tell you: Phishing is still the most likely way for our business to be breached
Microsoft blocks 1000 malicious emails a second
Microsoft blocks 1,000 malicious emails a second

Microsoft’s recently revealed that more than 35.7 billion malicious emails were sent to its customers last year. Fortunately for us, the tech giant blocked 1,000 of these malicious emails every second of 2021. That is about 31.5 million seconds. Many of these attempted attacks came in the form of phishing emails – where attackers attempt… Continue reading Microsoft blocks 1,000 malicious emails a second
Most ransomware victims would pay up if attacked again

Ransomware is one of the fastest growing cyber-crimes in the world. Last year, 37% of businesses were victim to an attack. In case you didn’t know, a ransomware attack is where cyber criminals infiltrate your network (or device) and steal your data by encrypting it. The data is still there, but you can’t access it.… Continue reading Most ransomware victims would pay up if attacked again
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