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Oct

17

Where are we still going wrong with cybersecurity?

Despite the seeming increase in cybersecurity awareness, global corporations with massive reputations all over the world are continuing to experience cybersecurity breac

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Aug

05

How the cloud can boost business for retailers

Most retailers are probably already aware of the cost savings and efficiencies the cloud can bring to their business. The cloud, however, has far more to offer retailers, especially if they examine their highest volume workflows and prioritise moving these to the cloud.

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Jul

23

New research shows shift from traditional to cloud security ‘as a service’

New research shows that businesses are investing more and more in protecting themselves from cyberattacks. The report highlights that cyberthreats keep changing and that organisations need to evolve their security.

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Jul

16

New report highlights cybersecurity risks we should all be aware of in 2019

There’s little doubt that the threat of cybercrime still looms heavily over a number of industries. Aon has recently published a new report detailing some of the most pertinent risks posed to business this year.

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Jul

12

Burn The Tapes! How Data Backup Is Changing

The way we backup our data is changing. We’ve been through the floppy disk stage (too big, yet not big enough…) and through the flashdrive stage (useful but limited and not secure) and we are now emerging into a new era. There’s a huge number of options out there and IT managers who are well informed about backing-up their data can become the heroes of their organisations.

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Jul

03

Cloud security is only as good as its weakest link

In this day and age, when we are surrounded by state-of-the-art technology and the most up-to-date security systems, the existence of even a basic cloud makes security less of an issue for businesses. Indeed, often is the case that cloud-based security protocols are superior to that of on-premises systems that fail to benefit from further research and development funding.

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Sep

24

Password panic: how W3C and big tech can save your memory

At one time or another, we have all fallen afoul of a mis-remembered password that sends us on an hour-long journey to reset our online accounts and set a new one. Most of us have also probably had our accounts compromised in some way due to an insecure or easily hackable password.

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Jun

26

Top 9 apps to boost productivity and save time

In the age of the smartphone, life changing apps are everything. We’ve pulled together the top 9 apps for iPhone or Android that will save you time, boost productivity and even get you into shape.

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Nov

08

Stranger things could happen: the decline of the telephone landline

Well, the second series of Stranger Things has been on television screens – at least web-enabled ones – for almost a week now, and most of those familiar with the spooky going-ons in Hawkins, Indiana will be up to date on what awaits Eleven and co.

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Nov

01

The best connectivity-related Halloween costumes of 2017

As the days roll ever shorter and the clocks go back, most Brits are only thinking of one special celebration this year... Christmas? A bit far away. Bonfire night? No way.

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Oct

25

How the cloud and virtualisation are driving Green IT

The cloud-based trends that are driving Green IT

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Oct

13

Gone phishing: how attackers are still outsmarting security experts

Autumn is rolling in and with it - for many devotees of the line, reel and fly - are some of the best conditions for early-evening fishing.

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Oct

10

GDPR - The good, the bad and the fines

As the final few months of 2017 tick by and the days get shorter, colder and increasingly full of Christmas adverts – they’ll start soon, mark our words – the data-handling world is also getting ever closer to the advent of everybody’s new favourite four-letter acronym (according to a recent survey of Abbreviation Mont

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Oct

04

Why universities - and their research - are the latest target for hackers

What’s so interesting about a university’s data that sends online hackers wild? Is it the latest news on the two-for-one snakebite deals down at the union? The endless recipes for beans á la toast? Or the secret knowledge of how one can make £20 last until the end of next month?

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Sep

20

Would you like fries with that? Automating upselling

Upselling is an unpleasant part of any salesperson’s job, for the large part, requiring bare-faced attempts to get customers to part with yet more of their - or their company’s - cash in search of recognition or, even better, commission.

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Sep

13

How the world's top firms have embraced the remote work model

Office-phobes rejoice - remote working is quickly becoming the norm for 21st century workers! No longer do you have to deal with boring water-cooler chats, washing machine politics or the risk of having your lunch stolen from the fridge: the office of the future is based wherever you would like it to be.

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Sep

07

Good preparation: how to gear up for the GDPR

In last week’s blog, in between suggesting new acronyms for the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation and keeping you readers awake, we looked at the main ways in which the EU’s new favourite four-letter word could change the data proc

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Aug

31

What on earth is the GDPR?

Though it may look more like the internet’s latest four-letter acronym, the GDPR is no laughing matter - and it doesn’t stand for “Great Dogs Perform Rap”, “Grandad Definitely Prefers Raisins” or anything of the sort.

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Aug

29

How big data, security and a smart cheese room will change football forever

The new Premier League season has landed to a chorus of cheers/groans, depending on your outlook, and with it the latest innovations in play.

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Aug

14

Hollywood’s Cloud leaks: Why Westeros isn’t as safe as it seems

This week, the world faced Armageddon thanks to the actions of one angry American with a point to prove.

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