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    2022-03-18 10:24:25

    International Women's Day 2022

    To celebrate International Women's Day 2022 on the 8th March, some of the women from the Grant McGregor Team got together out of work to catch up, enjoy some food and just generally celebrate each other - and all women!

    2022-03-14 15:21:22

    New for 2022: Ten Great New Features in Microsoft Teams

    Microsoft Teams is now well established as a “can’t do without” piece of kit. The world has adjusted to hybrid working and Microsoft Teams is a big part of that story. Microsoft has responded by continually pushing out new features for Teams users. You’ve probably seen some of our favourite...

    2022-03-10 10:58:16

    What Does the War in Ukraine Mean for Your Cyber Security?

    Hackers have been active on both sides in the conflict between Russian and Ukraine. The Grant McGregor team asks: should you be worried? Could your IT systems be caught in the crossfire in the cyberwar? And how can you protect your IT systems? We’ve all been shocked by the terrible events unfolding...

    2022-03-08 11:05:21

    It’s time to check your business’s defences against the threat of Russian cyber attack

    While the cyber security of your business should always be a high priority, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine means that businesses may be at an increased risk of cyber-attack. Although there is no direct threat at present, the West is placing a range of sanctions on Russia. There could be retaliation,...

    2022-03-02 09:13:20

    Cyber Essentials has changed. Here’s how.

    Cyber Essentials has just undergone the biggest update in its eight-year history. So what’s changed? And why? The Grant McGregor team gives you the low down on the update. Cyber Essentials was launched in 2014, to encourage UK organisations of all sizes and types to attain a basic level of cyber...

    2022-03-02 08:00:00

    Poor battery life may soon be a thing of the past

    It’s fair to say that Big Tech is always looking for ways to make our working lives better. And over the past couple of years, that’s been a real challenge. But amongst all the productivity boosting and communication improving tools, we’ve still struggled with one thing: battery life.

    2022-02-22 16:39:27

    You’ll soon be able to view LinkedIn profiles in your Teams chats

    Did you know this? Microsoft isn’t just about Windows, 365 and Xbox. It also owns THE business social media platform LinkedIn. And now the tech giant is going to bring together two of its most popular apps – LinkedIn and Teams – to help you and your people communicate better and be even more...

    2022-02-16 16:34:24

    Microsoft blocks 1,000 malicious emails a second

    Microsoft’s recently revealed that more than 35.7 billion malicious emails were sent to its customers last year. Fortunately for us, the tech giant blocked 1,000 of these malicious emails every second of 2021. That’s about 31.5 million seconds.

    2022-02-15 11:43:51

    Why should SMEs care about state-sponsored cybercrime?

    At the end of January, the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre joined three American institutions in taking the unusual step of warning western organisations to be aware and prepared for ransomware and other malicious activities by state-sponsored cyber criminals. While the step to warn...