Phishing – Don’t be easy bait

By Andrew Atthowe | IT Support

It takes just one click on a dodgy email, and the hackers are inside your business

Scary thing is, they’re targeting the smartest people (including you)

You’ve probably heard of phishing attacks. But do you know what phishing actually means?

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What is the 2020 Problem…?

By Andrew Atthowe | IT Support

This is going to affect 1 in 3 businesses. That could include yours

In 2020, some of the most commonly used business software is coming to the end of its life.

That means it will no longer be supported by Microsoft. So if there are any problems with it, they won’t be fixed. It’s likely the software will be targeted by hackers. And your business will no longer be GDPR-compliant.

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Malware in the cloud – the risks and what to do about it….

By Andrew Atthowe | IT Support

Cloud computing is great. But nowhere near as safe as you thought…

Cloud computing is amazing, isn’t it?

Where you can use software through your browser rather than having to download something. And access any data anywhere, on any device.

You might think that it’s really safe. That the software developers are one step ahead of the baddies. And it’s passed all sorts of rigorous security tests.

Sadly, you’d be wrong on all counts.

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Would your business pass or fail our 57 minute data challenge….?

By Andrew Atthowe | IT Support

Would your business pass the 57 minute data security challenge?

Here’s a bold challenge for you. I’m confident that if I were to visit your business today, I’d find a weakness in your IT system within just 57 minutes.

I call this our 57 minute Data Security Challenge. I bet I can uncover a way to get into your system, or an unsafe working practice.

All I’ll do is ask you some questions and have a quick look at your computers, and the systems your staff are using.

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Would your business pass the 3 beers test?

By Andrew Atthowe | IT Support

Would your business pass the 3 beers test?

It’s a Thursday evening. You’ve travelled to meet some contacts, and had a great day.

The meeting is very productive, and turns into 3 beers and a meal. Great fun and the night quickly slips away from you.

You rush for a late train home, and on your commute back flick through a few emails and news articles on your phone. But it’s a warm carriage, and combined with a full stomach and the effects of a few beers, your eyelids start to droop…

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GDPR – 7 weeks left…are you ready?

By Andrew Atthowe | IT Support

Oh what a headache. GDPR is finally here. We’ve written a book to make it easy for you

Most businesses have been putting this off for years.

Putting what off? Implementing the new GDPR data protection laws. It finally comes into play on 25th May.

Like any piece of European legislation, it’s big and complicated and has a lot of pain if you get it wrong.

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What is a Proactive IT Support Company and why do you need one?

By Andrew Atthowe | IT Support

You don’t want an IT support company that fixes problems. You want a partner that prevents them

We’ve written a new guide in human speak – not techno babble. And it
answers the number one question our clients have asked us over the last few
years:

“Why don’t we see you and your staff as much as we used to?”

That’s a great question. And one that we’re proud to answer.

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