How do I protect my business from a cyber attack?

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A question we get asked a lot by customers, contacts, friends and new business clients is how to protect your business from a cyber attack. The answer is complex and there is no quick fix or definitive list that works for every company alike.   Every business has a unique makeup and design of their … Read more

The Power of Outsourcing and Why Your Company Should

Power of Outsourcing

What do major companies like Ford, Google and Apple have in common besides being global brands? Billions of dollars in revenue probably comes to mind, but the willingness to outsource is another shared feature and what we’ll be examining in this article. If brands that have reached the level of success as those above are … Read more

Cryptolocker – Its threat, its legacy and why you should still keep your guard up

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In the summer of 2013 a seemingly harmless trojan started infecting Windows computers and when it was taken down 9 months later it had succeeded to extort $3 million dollars from victims. Cryptolocker used the existing Gameover ZeuS botnet and a host of infected email attachments to spread itself all over the internet. When it … Read more

Is your smartphone feeling the cold?!

In case you hadn’t checked Facebook today, it snowed in England(as an aside, it is rather amusing how people have a compulsion to share pictures of the snow in their garden? Oh well) I had some meetings in London, so after do not my hat, scarf and gloves I checked that I had a full … Read more

Which Browser Should I Use?

Assuming you are using Microsoft’s Windows operating system there are a plethora of browsers that you could use.  Now that Microsoft has been forced to offer alternatives, rather than insist its usually native Internet Explorer (current version 8) upon you, there are at least a dozen others. Each of them has its own positive and … Read more

Remote Support – It’s Like Having an Always Available IT Team, But Without the Added Salary

What is Remote Support? DEFINITION: A secure service that allows a representative to assist an end-user in solving computer problems, either by showing what steps to take through screen sharing, or with permission, taking control of the computer and performing a task remotely. Remote Support is a relatively recent and innovative technology which allows any … Read more