3 Steps to avoid being targeted by phishing scams

Businesses are seeing an increase in the number of malicious emails being received on a daily basis, with it being estimated that nearly half of all emails received are now spam. Email is an effective method of cyber attackers reaching your end users and infecting your network with ransomware. How do phishing scams work? Phishing… Read More

Windows 10 – First look and thoughts

It seems like Microsoft with Windows 10 are finally recognising that desktop computing is still alive and kicking; similarities to the Windows 7 desktop have been resurrected with some great improvements. However users aren’t going to adopt the new operating system just because they’ve brought features back from 10 years ago!! They’re trying to appeal… Read More

Four steps to preventing Cyber Security

Four Steps to Preventing Cyber Security Threats in your Manufacturing Business Over the last ten years, Cyber Security threats have increasingly become a major problem for all organisations. Rather worryingly, the manufacturing sector is now reported to one of the most frequently hacked industries, second only to healthcare. i Whilst some businesses plan to make… Read More

Who do you choose for those AV Solution Projects, AV or IT providers?

Intuitive audio visual solutions will increase the productivity and creativity of your company. However there is an influx of IT resellers claiming to be AV solutions providers. There are key differences between the mind-set of an IT reseller and an audio visual solutions provider. Many aspects of the Audio Visual Solution are not driven by… Read More

Microsoft helping hands are free….only don’t tell the boss!

Ever heard of Microsoft Solution Accelerators?  Damn handy little things they are!!  Even though you’ve been implementing Microsoft infrastructures for years and have all the accreditations, there’s always a few ‘niggles’ on them key rollout projects that let the side down. The only chink in your amour that the IT Director stumbles across whilst chatting… Read More

Two Free Microsoft tools for the security Conscious

Microsoft Compliance Manager It’s included in your Office 365 subscription and can be accessed via your 365 Portal. Compliance Manager is a cross-Microsoft-cloud service feature designed to help organizations meet complex compliance obligations, including GDPR, ISO 27001, ISO 27018, NIST 800-53, and HIPAA. Compliance Manager provides a summarized dashboard showing your compliance posture against the… Read More

How badly do you need 24/7 Server and Network Monitoring?

Website downtime can be devastating for business, especially those operating in the e-commerce sector, or other services industries. It is essential that you deliver a solution that gives your customers a highly available platform for ordering, support, quotations etc. Building a reliable, efficient IT infrastructure can reduce downtime and increase consumer confidence, but can you… Read More