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Windows Updates

Security Patches — The Better Way to Update Updates often come at the worst moment. You go to shut down your laptop to rush to a meeting, and you get a “Windows is updating. Do not power off” message. Argh! Or you leav...

The Dark Web and its impact on your business

Business owners today know the internet is not only a force for good. Some people exploit the Web for ill intent. They congregate on the Dark Web, and small businesses need to understand the risks. What is the Dark Web? ...

6 Target Areas to Reduce IT Costs

Your business is always looking to reduce costs. Looking at the information technology budget line items is headache inducing. So much money spent in one area, and there’s so little you can do about it! But is that reall...

Is your current IT provider the right fit for your business?

Running a business often means you end up dealing with things that were not planned as being a part of your day.  Ask yourself this question, how often does that include dealing with IT issues, or worse still, dealing wi...

Phishing – how to keep your staff and your reputation safe

Phishing emails are becoming all too common, with at least one email hitting my inbox every day.  It would only take a momentary lapse in concentration for any of us to click on the link, and that’s when the pain begins....

Easy targets for Cyber Criminals

All of the team here at geekingITsimple pride themselves on our specialism we have with cybersecurity.  We hear the phrase “we’re too small to need to worry about cybersecurity” all the time.  Sadly, Cyber Criminals are ...

How safe is your password?

Every day we type in our usernames and passwords, from accessing the computer at the start of the day, then logging into various systems during the day.  But how safe are the passwords you are using? A recent Cyber Secur...

What is the Dark Web

Over the past few years the role the Dark Web plays in your business and personal lives has evolved, probably without you even realising it.  The Dark Web is used by hackers and people with malicious intent to either buy...

Ransomware and Viruses – Could you be fooled?

Ransomware and Viruses – Could you be fooled? I’m sure it will be of no surprise to you when I tell you that Ransomware and virus outbreaks having been rapidly increasing over the past 10 years.  Last year alone there we...

Three Steps To A Secure Password

There’s a lot of talk about cybersecurity and all the recent data breaches. Big headlines but you know what’s missing? Some basic advice for small business about how to keep their IT systems secure. In this post, I’m goi...