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Is personal email damaging to your business?

Small businesses just starting up may be tempted run their business using their Gmail or Yahoo email accounts, rather than pay for a bespoke domain name, but this practice can be detrimental to the business.

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Sep 6, 2021
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Protecting Data in the Cloud

Most businesses have been using the cloud to store business data for some time now. However, there are always concerns about safety when using the cloud, as at the end of the day, “the cloud is just someone else’s server.” So how secure is the cloud?

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Aug 23, 2021
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Alternatives to Apple and Microsoft

Microsoft. Apple. We all know them well. But what else is out there? Here's five alternatives and why they may be good alternatives.

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Benefits of Remote Support for SMEs and Sole Traders

Are you a Sole Trader or running an SME? It can be expensive to hire IT staff, but outsourcing may be more suitable for your needs.

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Why a Security Network Plan is important for your business

In 2020 46% of businesses, and 26% of charities suffered some form of cyberattack or data breach and 32% of businesses experienced some kind of threat at least once a week. This is can be combat simply by ensuring your business, regardless of size, has a robust Security Network Plan in place.

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How a security audit may benefit your current IT infrastructure

All organisations, no matter the size, rely on their IT infrastructure to run their businesses. A security audit is far more than a check box exercise, as it determines the safety of your systems and therefore your client data and helps maintain your market reputation.

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The Great Chip Shortage of 2021

You may have seen in the news recently that there is a global shortage in computer chips. We use chips in more than just computers and they are found in many of our daily electronic items such as TVs, phones, toothbrushes, cars and games consoles. But what exactly has caused this shortage and how will it affect you and your business?

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Cloud vs local storage: What's best for your business?

When running a business, we have hundreds of files and a lot of client, business, and staff data which needs to be stored securely. Is storing in the cloud the best option for your business or would having everything on local servers be better?

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Key data privacy trends of 2021

Data Privacy is a concern for all business owners. And with the pandemic leading to a change in how we work, including an increase of remote workers, keeping data safe has never been more challenging... So how has data privacy changed in 2021?

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How to defend against phishing emails

As cybercrime evolves it's becoming difficult to tell the truth from the scams, here's 5 tips to keep you protected against phishing emails.

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Different Types of Malware

Most people have heard the term malware even if only in the context of needing anti-malware software to protect their PC. But what exactly is malware? And how can you protect yourself from it?

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How dangerous is a cracked phone screen?

Have you been putting off a screen repair? From fire risk to radiation exposure this article explores how unsafe cracked phone screens can be.

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Is it possible to update every app on your machine, automatically?

All businesses are under threat from cybercriminals and most businesses are good at installing antivirus, antimalware and anti-ransomware software. However, if this hasn’t been updated in a while you may as well not have any protection at all.

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IT risks of a BYOD policy

Introducing a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy to any organisation has a number of benefits as well as several drawbacks. Let's weigh the pros and cons.

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Why do I need a firewall?

IT jargon is bandied about regularly, i.e firewall, cookies and malware. But not everyone knows what these mean or why they are important.

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Zoom, Teams or Google Meet

Conference calling isn't going anywhere for the foreseeable future. But Zoom isn’t the only option with the other popular solutions being Google Meet and Microsoft Teams. So, which is better?

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Google Workspace vs Microsoft 365

When it comes to business packages Microsoft 365 is one of the most popular. And, although Google Workspace count their figures in users rather than companies, they were still close second to Microsoft 365 in the marketplace. So, which would be the best fit for your business?

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