A cyber-attack could stop the country

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Superfast 5G mobile broadband will power smart cities and the internet of things (IoT) devices, but as more and more get connected, telecoms security advisors warn that cyber-attacks could increase in severity and in frequency. Smart homes adds to the risk Homes are getting smarter with smart cars, thermostats, video doorbells, internal and external cameras, … Read more

Industry report: The IT Support Industry London

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What does the IT support industry look like in London? Each company requires an internal or external source for their IT support. While there are many companies that choose to keep their IT support in-house, there are also a lot that goes with outsourcing to ensure that there’s no conflict of interest in their practices. … Read more

Achieving HM Cyber Essentials through Self-Assessment – Part 3

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If you missed part 1 & 2 on our series about HM Cyber Essentials, you can read those here and here.   Part 3 – The 10 Steps to Cyber Security Step 1 explains why an information risk management regime is central to an organisation’s overall cyber security strategy as organisations continue to rely on … Read more

CASB: The Final Cloud Security Solution

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With the advent of more and more malware and viruses attempting to attack your business from seemingly the far corners of the earth, many are recommending cloud computing as the best way to keep your business safely running while making absolutely positively sure your data stays safe and secure. Of course, the malware and virus … Read more

Borehamwood – A lot more than a small town.

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Head northwest on the M1 from the London core and you are bound to hit the unapologetically suburban town of Borehamwood. This small-ish town of over 33,000 people in southern Hertfordshire represents your town situated in London’s outskirts. Drastically more affordable housing than glitzy London, a short commute to the business district and close to … Read more

Why overseas companies are investing in the UK and what that means for the IT industry

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Located on the western end of Europe, perched on an island on the Atlantic Ocean, the United Kingdom (UK) comprised of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, is currently being eyed by hundreds of overseas companies looking to set up shop, grow and penetrate into new markets. Even among the European Union (EU), the UK … Read more

Layered Security – Two locks are better than one

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Redundant security has been a tried and true method of decreasing or deterring breaches for hundreds of years. The Romans did it. Their forts were never guarded by just a single soldier. There would be at least two soldiers per wall, or more depending on the size of the structure being guarded. Fast forward a … Read more

United We Stand – Office 365 & Dropbox Integrations

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When two of technology’s biggest names come together, we all benefit. When Microsoft and Dropbox sat down across from each other in 2014 it set in motion events and changes that have made storing, sharing and working with our files and work so much easier. Odds are you probably had no clue whatsoever what had … Read more

Are you ready to go mobile? Hurry up!

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Is your website ready to go mobile? In other words, is it mobile-friendly? Well, by 21st April 2015 it better be! So what has Google done now! They have after a rather long wait (although this was announced end of 2014), unveiled their mobile-friendly label and soon algorithm change that will come into force starting 21st … Read more

To Host or Not To Host, That is the Question

4 Reasons Why You Should Pay More for Enterprise Web And App Hosting

This is the scratchy head topic that all forward-thinking businesses deliberate on It is a subject of great financial debate for companies, small to large and the decision to host or not to host can either save you money or pour much needed cashflow from your IT budget straight down the drain. However, there is … 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

Sage Accounts in the Cloud

What happens when you want to share sage, but everyone works remotely? We have had a spate of requests from clients recently that have asked us to make Sage Accounts available to them ‘in the cloud’ or for multiple remote users. This is not surprising considering the accelerated uptake of cloud services and mobile workers … Read more