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Secret 2: Computer Geekery Isn’t All You Need

Secret 2: Computer Geekery Isn’t All You Need

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Why should you outsource your IT?

Why should you outsource your IT?

Outsourcing IT isn’t just for large companies. Outsourcing IT often makes even more sense for smaller companies – giving you access to a breadth of skills and support you couldn’t otherwise afford.

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Help! I’ve received a suspicious email! What should I do?

Help! I’ve received a suspicious email! What should I do?

We’re huge believers in the power of regular online training to help staff spot malicious email attacks. But what happens when that training pays off and you realise that you have a suspicious email in your inbox? What should your next move be?

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Can You Help Me with Remote Working?

Can You Help Me with Remote Working?

It might not surprise you too much to learn that one of the most common questions we get asked in these days of COVID-19 is: can you help me with remote working? The answer is “yes”, of course. But there are a few vital issues you will need to consider.

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What is an SLA and Why Should My IT Provider Have One?

What is an SLA and Why Should My IT Provider Have One?

An SLA – or service level agreement – is the way you hold your service provider to account. Getting them right is, therefore, essential to ensuring you get the service you need – and will mean that you have the necessary mechanisms in place if things do go wrong.

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Why You Should be Using 2 Factor Authentication Right Now!

Why You Should be Using 2 Factor Authentication Right Now!

According to the Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 62% of breaches not involving an Error, Misuse, or Physical action (in other words, wounds that weren’t self-inflicted) involved the use of stolen credentials, brute force, or phishing.

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Is Your IT Support Still Right for Your Business?

Is Your IT Support Still Right for Your Business?

Your business has developed - so has good IT support.

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The Importance of Online Backup for SMEs

The Importance of Online Backup for SMEs

The single best change you can make to your IT systems and processes this year? Investing in a suitable and effective backup solution for your business. If there is one thing we all learnt from the Travelex ransomware story in January, it’s that even some of world’s biggest organisations, dealing...

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What Can You Do about the New Phishing Threat?

What Can You Do about the New Phishing Threat?

Phishing attacks are on the rise – again. And attackers are trying new ways of targeting your organisation and your staff. How can you stay one step ahead? One in every 99 emails is a phishing attack, according to the Avanan Global Phish report. Frighteningly, that same report found that one in...

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Does Better the Devil You Know Hold True for IT Support?

Does Better the Devil You Know Hold True for IT Support?

The maxim “better the devil you know” has a sidekick: “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. In today’s world of fast-paced change, increasingly competitive markets and evolving security threats, both phrases are outliving their usefulness.

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