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Bad news: You have a 2 in 3 chance that your business will be a victim of cybercrime this year

It’s now costing the world economy £740 billion a year I’m it’s not the best way to start a new year, but as business owners you need to be aware of the cyber risks your business faces every day. You see, I read the late...

7 years of keeping Businesses and Residents safe

Today is a proud day for geekingITsimple as we celebrate our 7th birthday. It has been an incredible journey for us and we have enjoyed every minute. I started the business back on the 14th January 2014 working from my g...

New Year, New Ways to Boost Productivity

Now that 2020 is behind us (phew) I am sure we are all looking forward to normality slowly resuming as this year progresses.  Whilst many of us are working in the office (socially distanced and covid secure) last year br...

How Secure is your password?

I’ve been working in IT for nearly 20 years now and over the years I have encountered some things that have stayed with me to this day.  Usually, the memories revolve around Security and in particular passwords. I would ...

65,000 attempts to hack into UK businesses every day

Every day there are around 65,000 attempts to hack into businesses here in the UK.  What’s even more scary is the fact that 4,500 of those attempts are successful :-/ The loss of confidence from customers once a business...

How to check your staff’s productivity when they work from Home

Work from home has almost become the norm for many businesses due to the dreaded C word (no not Christmas!).  Whilst most employees prefer to work from home, are you sure that you are getting the same levels of work from...

Uh-oh, did someone just click a bad link?

I’ve written (and recorded tech tip videos) before on what to do if you or a staff member clicks on a malicious link, and even how to spot them.  But how do you stop malicious emails from entering your email systems in t...

What is 2FA?

I bet the first question you have is what does 2FA even stand for?  Two Factor Authentication (also known as Multi Factor Authentication MFA) is a system used to secure all types of different accounts, from online accoun...

The 3 scams you need to know about

Cyber criminals are getting smarter by the day, and new scams are emerging all the time.  While the details of these new scams may be different, many of them follow similar patterns. Below are three common types of scam ...

Lockdown 2.0

So today we enter another lockdown, which could potentially bring the same issues to your workforce that you may have encountered back in March.  Lots of business have upgraded their systems to allow for a hybrid working...