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IT Support, It never pays to cut corners

Never cut corners blog

It’s not always easy to make sure you’re comparing apples with apples when you’re looking for a new IT support partner. As you know, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. So how do you know that you’re getting the best value for money? How can you tell the difference between … Read more

What could an average business stand to lose in a cyber attack?

What could a business stand to lose?

It’s no secret that cyber attacks are on the increase. The rise of remote working is a key contributor to this, for three main reasons. Firstly, when working from home, and especially when staff work from their own devices, your network is only as secure as its weakest link. Consumer-grade devices like your staff’s home … Read more

The Importance of Security Policy

The Importance of Security Policy

Most cyber security measures that businesses implement focus on protecting themselves against an attack from outside. But what happens if someone is able to attack your business from the inside? This article from The Register discusses the case of an ex-employee of a credit union in New York who was able to delete over 20GB … Read more

What does your disaster recovery plan look like?

What does your disaster recovery plan look like

When was the last time you revisited your disaster recovery plans? Many businesses were forced to put theirs to the test at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, to varying degrees of success. If it’s been a while since you’ve tested your disaster recovery strategies, it might be time for our experts to have a … Read more

5 top tips for managing Office 365

Office 365 tips

Moving to a cloud computing service like Office 365 has been a game-changer for many businesses. Especially when remote working was essential, it was massively important that we could access and share our files from any device. Office 365 provided for this need with its flexibility, ease of use and ability to share and work … Read more

How Small Businesses can use a Managed IT Service to Stay Competitive

How managed IT can help your small business

Are you looking to gain a competitive edge in your business? We believe one of the best steps you can take is to streamline your operations by outsourcing your IT resources. Modern businesses are moving most of their services to the Cloud, and with advances in remote support technology there’s no longer a need for … Read more

The dangers of Email fraud and tactics you can use to avoid it

Email fraud blog

Email fraud is becoming more dangerous. This form of cyber-attack has been around for many years, but with the rise of remote working it is becoming more prevalent and more effective. Without due diligence it is incredibly easy to fall victim to these attacks, and because of the communication difficulties caused by the pandemic, less … Read more

Who are cyber criminals and hackers?

Who are hackers and cyber criminals?

There is a common myth that exists in the world of cyber security. This myth is that all cyber criminals and hackers are disgruntled teenagers, sitting in their dark bedrooms and hacking websites as a way to fight the power. This is simply not the case. In fact this stereotype can lead to people severely … Read more

Checklist for Directors

Director's checklist blog

We know that making decisions within a business can often seem like a stab in the dark. Especially when it comes to technology and IT, with so many new devices and services available it can often feel like throwing money at the wall and seeing what works. It doesn’t have to be this way. Once … Read more

How a Managed IT solution keeps your business secure

Managed It security blog

Business security is a pressing issue now more than ever. More and more teams are being exposed to cyber-security threats due to the pandemic and rise of remote working. It’s important to emphasise that not many businesses are aware quite how vulnerable their systems can be. As many as 75% of victims of hacks thought … Read more