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What is Phishing? How can you Prevent it?

According to a survey, last year alone 94% of businesses reported that it had experienced a phishing attack.  Add to this that phishing attacks are one of the favourite routes into your business for a cyber-criminal. The majority of ransomware attacks start with a successful phishing attack.

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What is a Windows Virtual Desktop?

Back in September of 2019, Microsoft released a new product called Windows Virtual Desktop.  In my opinion, Windows Virtual Desktop will be the product that most businesses will use in the next few years. I think it will have a similar adoption rate as Office 365. But what is a Windows Virtual Desktop (or WVD […]

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Does your Business still need a Server?

There is a question that I get asked a lot by customers, especially when they’re looking to refresh their IT systems – do we need a Server in the office? It is 2020 after-all. Have we got to the point where everything can be cloud-based? Before we get into the nitty-gritty of whether we need […]

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The Best FREE Technology for Remote Working

Most of us are now working from home. This isn’t an easy task. I have two children who need homeschooling. We have two dogs who are running around. In between all of this, we need to do our day jobs and run our businesses.  Working from home also presents some technical challenges.

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What is Two Factor Authentication?

What is Two Factor Authentication?   One of the easiest, cheapest and best ways to increase your IT security is to use something called 2FA – or two-factor authentication.   2FA is also known as MFA (multi-factor authentication) or OTP (one-time password).   What does 2FA do?   Two-factor authentication adds a second layer of […]

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What is a VPN?

In this guide, I will explain what a VPN is and what it does in a non-technical way.   Before we talk about what a VPN does, it might be helpful to explain what problem a VPN cures.

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Your simple guide to Artificial Intelligence

You have probably heard the term Artificial Intelligence or AI mentioned a lot lately. Yet, you may be unsure regarding what it actually means. Fear not, though, as we have got you covered. In this blog post, we will provide you with a basic and simple introduction to Artificial Intelligence so that you can understand […]

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[EBOOK] Windows 7 is dying. Here’s what to do about it.

If your business still runs Windows 7, then you need to take urgent action. You see, it reaches the end of its life in January. Along with a load of other popular Microsoft software. And once Microsoft no longer supports software, it becomes irresistible to hackers.

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Should you track your Employee’s Internet Usage?

If you’re an employer, you have an incentive to make sure that the time your employees spend at work is productive. But with the internet offering a seemingly endless source of entertainment, the way that your workers behave online could have a significant effect on your bottom line.

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Why the Cloud is safer for your business

The cloud tends to be a common choice for businesses these days – many are moving their IT infrastructure as a way to provide better security, and enjoy the other benefits that the cloud can offer. Things like disaster recovery, ease of management, and archival are just a few benefits of using the cloud.

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