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Cyber Security

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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What is a Firewall?

In the world of IT, not having a firewall is a bit like a house with a missing front door – not exactly secure. In plain English, a firewall could be either a device or a software program that scans the Internet and internal network traffic for intruders, and if it’s a really fancy firewall […]

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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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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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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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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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7 Great Benefits of Cloud Computing

Affordability First of all, money talks. Cloud services used to be much more expensive. Going back to the 80’s – Mainframe, the precursor to Cloud, was something only FTSE 500 companies could afford; now even the smallest of startups can arm themselves with the benefits of Cloud computing. This is largely due to economies of […]

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Why are Law Firms Switching to Cloud?

Cloud has become the new buzzword, and with law firms required to have Cyber Essentials certification, many are turning to Cloud in the hopes of a quick fix. There are, however, a few important considerations to keep in mind before deciding on which Cloud services provider to go with, and which services to choose.

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9 Ways You Are Helping Hackers Steal Your Information Online

Use passwords that are short and easy to guess Use the same, boring password for everything Write down your password on a yellow Post-It note and stick it on your computer screen/desk Do your banking using free Wi-Fi from a coffeeshop, restaurant or on the bus Install loads of games and pointless apps on your […]

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What Is A Man-in-the-Middle Attack And Can You Prevent It?

There is a form of cyber attack doing the rounds called a man-in-the-middle attack, or MITM for short. Many companies have been hard-hit by it, losing out on substantial amounts of money as a result. However, it is not just companies getting hit by this specific type of cyber attack, it is also individuals, when […]

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