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Cyber Security

DDid you hear about DDoS?

Imagine arriving at home, and someone’s put a padlock and chain across your front door. In IT, that’s called a DoS (Denial of Service) attack. A DoS attack is usually perpetrated by a single hacker who manages to take down a server (or even an entire data centre), making it impossible for legitimate users to […]

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5 Things to Keep in Mind When Deploying Multiple Computers in Larger Organisations

When deploying multiple machines (and for the purposes of this article we're talking dozens, hundreds or even thousands) there are 4 distinct stages to the overall deployment process, and they need to be done correctly and in the correct order.

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Is OneDrive safe to use for your Accounting Practice?

We recently had a query in this regard and, we didn’t want to simply give an off-the-cuff answer or an over-simplified ‘Yes’ or ‘No’. Therefore we decided to do some digging by reading numerous forums, discussion boards and such, in order to understand the real-world problems people are experiencing with OneDrive. The Out-and-out Good Stuff […]

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The Importance of Antivirus for Businesses and Individuals

Everyone needs to protect their system and one way to do it is by having a reliable antivirus software installed. Today, with all the cyber attacks occurring, people understand the importance of an antivirus to keep their digital lives safe from potential dangers. Unfortunately, some who are less mindful of how they must use their computer skip […]

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WannaCry – Analysis of the NHS Ransomeware Attack

On May 12, 2017, over 200,000 computers in 99 countries got infected by WannaCry, a type of ransomware program that targets Microsoft Windows. WannaCry shut down the NHS, Telefónica, FedEx, Deutsche Bahn and more, causing serious alarm, specifically from people who had their important personal details on their systems. The virus locks down the computer and demands […]

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Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Move Your Accounting Practice To The Cloud

Accounting firms are facing greater pressure each month. So how does Cloud computing fit into all of this? Many accounting firms are switching to Cloud infrastructure for the following main benefits

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9 Tips on Securing Your Devices

Here are 3 steps for 3 different devices you can take to be more secure right now, without having to wear a tinfoil hat.

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3 Quick Checks to Spot a Good Cloud Provider

Cloud services are great as they provide easy access to high-end security along with never-before experienced mobility. Unfortunately, there are some providers out there who are really not playing a fair game. 1) Where are they based? Flying to the US for a court case if ever there’s a dispute might not be practical. Also, […]

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Uber Hid Huge Hack that Exposed 57 Million Users' Data

The personal information of 57 million Uber customers and drivers around the world was compromised in a data breach which was covered up by the taxi firm back in 2016. Hackers managed to access the names, email addresses and phone numbers of millions of Uber users as a result of the attack. Bloomberg, who broke […]

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Are you a digital nomad? 5 Tips to Stay Safe.

Digital nomadism is on the rise. More and more people are doing a lot of their work from airport lounges, in coffee shops and, yes, for real, from the beach or next to the pool. Just like any camel-riding, elephant-riding or horse-riding nomad, Internet-riding nomads too have to know the perils of the road they […]

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