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Ideas in password practices

Remember back when coming up with a password was just to prevent someone you knew from getting in? Times have changed, as they always do, and now coming up with a password seems to h ave evolved into a full time job. Some places require you to change your password once a month, others every […]

Is your business ready for Window 7 “End of Life”?

Everything has a life cycle – trees do, pets do, and even cars do. The Windows Operating System you are using on your computers is no different. The Windows life cycle starts when it is released through mainstream support to a little past what is called extended support, that carries us through to “end of […]

THE DARK WEB: WHY YOUR ORGANISATION SHOULD BE MONITORING ACTIVITY

THE ‘DARK WEB’ HAS BEEN HIGHLY PUBLICIZED IN RECENT TIMES FOR BEING A HOTBED OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY The internet and its structure The internet can be considered in ‘layers’. The surface layer is known as the ‘clear web’ and is categorized as anything that is readily accessible by a search engine, such as Google or […]

WannaCry Ransomware Explained: Is Your Business At Risk?

You’d be hard-pressed to miss last week’s biggest headline, the WannaCry cyber-attack sent shockwaves around the globe. Businesses of all sizes and even police departments found themselves crippled without warning.  Among the most prominent victims were many NHS hospitals in the UK, affecting up to 70,000 individual devices such as essential MRI scanners and blood-storage refrigerators. But […]

5 Ways IT Managed Services Can Grow Your Business

5 Ways Managed Services Can Grow Your Business Managed Service Providers (MSPs) help businesses take a proactive approach to managing their technology without the expensive step of hiring an in-house team. Your MSP is essentially a collection of niche technology experts working behind the scenes to keep your data safe, generate solutions to IT problems and keep your […]