Half of businesses now being “punished” by Google

About half of all businesses  are now being “punished” by Google for not making a simple change to their website… that costs very little. Last year the internet giant changed Chrome – the world’s most popular browser – to flag up websites that weren’t encrypted. Six months on and we estimate half of all businesses […]

GDPR nine months on why burying your head in the sand is a terrible idea!

Nine months on from the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), there’s an alarming amount of ostrich activity going on. Recent research has shown that 70% of companies are still not fully compliant and are yet to get their heads around what’s expected of them. A new study by office equipment company Fellowes […]

Phishing! Don’t become easy bait!

Cybercrime is big business, and phishing attacks are one of the main routes into an organisation. You might have heard of them but are not quite clear what they are and how they work, so here’s our simple definition:   A phishing scam happens when a cybercriminal pretends to be someone else to gain information. Commonly […]

6 Tactics to Avoid Falling Victim to a Phishing Attack

Since the inception of the internet and email, it seems there have always been phishing scams. They are a global threat to all businesses that utilize the internet for any reason. Within recent years, these scams have increased significantly, and they continue to victimize people around the world every day. You might be wondering, how […]

Tech Quick Tips – 3 ways to increase laptop security on the go

Physical Security There are ways to lock your laptop down from outside of the machine. First, be sure that your laptop bag is always on your person, or that you use a padlock to keep the zipper securely closed. Most work benches at the airport have legs that you can easily secure the carry strap […]

Tech Quick Tips – 3 Browser Extensions for Safe and Secure Browsing

AdBlock Plus While you surf the world wide web, there are certain things that track your information and compile it into a database. These “things” are better known as scripts. Scripts are invisible to the visitor’s eye, but their availability within the code of a website defines how the website behaves in response to certain […]

Tech Quick Tips – Stay Secure Online

Hook up to a network that you know. Free Wi-Fi is tempting, but be sure that you consider who is providing the connection. Public connections at the local coffee shop are usually unsecured and leave your machine open to outsiders. While these networks provide a convenience, there are risks to be aware of. Bank and shop with […]

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