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How secure are your homeworkers?

Whilst some of us long to return to the office it looks as if the “new normal” is going to include a large amount of home working, so is your business prepared for a long period of hybrid (home and office) working? Your ...

I don’t need protection on my mac, it can’t get a virus………

It’s quite a common misconception that people who own a Mac seem to think.  Sadly, it is far from the truth.  Some experts would say that it’s only really been over the past few years that Macs have developed security vu...

Quarter of South West businesses still using “dangerous” Windows 7

New data has revealed an estimated quarter of businesses in the South West are still using an out of date computer operating system – which is now a major target for hackers. Windows 7 reached the end of its life in Janu...

Why do businesses switch their IT support Companies?

Before you read anymore of this blog ask yourself this question now: “If I had to rate our IT Support company between 1-10 what would I rate them as?”  Think about it for a minute whilst you formulate your answer……  If y...

Kickstart Grant Update

Over the past couple of days, the local Growth Support Hub have released some further information about the application process for the Kickstart grant.  Here is an overview of what we now know: The grant has been reduc...

Could your business access an additional £5000 of grant funding?

A couple of weeks ago Simon Clarke MP, Minister for Hosing, Communities and Local Government announced a new £20,000,000 fund for small and medium sized business to help “boost their recovery”. Small and medium sized bus...

Do you know what is running on your network?

We all know that Windows XP and Windows 7 are now a security risk to your networks, but are you 100% confident there is still not a machine lurking on your network running these unsupported operating systems? The same...

Resurgence in webcam scam fooling “work from home” staff

A clever online scam that has been around for years has seen a resurgence in the last few weeks – because everyone is using their webcams more. The so-called “sextortion” scam fools staff into thinking they’ve been filme...

What are SLAs?

There are lots of acronyms that IT Support companies use.  Most IT support companies call themselves MSPs, Managed Service Providers.  The most important acronym you need to be aware of is an SLA.  The SLA, Service Level...

15th July – A Bad Day for Technology

For those of you who do not follow technology I am sure Wednesday 15th of July 2020 was just a usual day (as much as that can be at the moment) for you. Two large companies had a very bad day on the other hand! Firstly, ...