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Game of Threats

After 8 seasons, Game of Thrones is officially over. Whether you were a fan of the hit TV show or not, there were a few lessons to be learnt from the final season for business owners. As they say ‘art replicating life’. There is an episode which caught every single viewer by surprise and that […]

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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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Which came first: the Chicken, the Egg or the Cloud? Understanding Failover.

Imagine you’re making a pie, and the recipe says you need 6 eggs. You happen to have a box with 6 eggs, but then you drop the box. This is where Failover comes in.

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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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Office 365… A New Hope

In a server room far, far away, there is a hard drive with your Office 365 data on it. There is, however, a small problem with that – whether you knew this or not, you’re completely on your own. Yes. Microsoft does not provide backup for your data – their Ts & Cs are quite […]

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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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Computer Chip Flaws: Meltdown and Spectre

Two major security flaws in the microprocessors inside almost all computers across the world were discovered last week. A microprocessor, also known as a computer chip or a Central Processing Unit (CPU) , is the brain of a computer, processing the information and transmitting data signals. As well as PC’s, computer chips also run servers, […]

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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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What Are The Benefits Of Cloud Computing?

It can be difficult to compete with the huge IT infrastructure budgets of large organisations. Not being able to regularly invest in the necessary enterprise level technology can seriously halt the growth and productivity of your business. However, by choosing Cloud computing as your IT model, you will be able to access the high-level systems you wouldn't otherwise be able to afford.

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Damage To Your Reputation Could Be More Costly Than The GDPR Fines

As the introduction of the GDPR draws ever closer, much has been made of the heavy fines for non-compliance. Failure to prevent a cyber attack that leads to data loss could now see your company fined either up to 4% of its annual turnover or £17 million, depending on which figure is higher. Although the […]

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