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Nov

21

The future of cloud computing in the healthcare industry

Healthcare is changing and our use of technology to help us improve healthcare is also evolving. There is evidence to suggest that cloud computing can play a major role in the future of healthcare and that this technology can even help healthcare practitioners to make more accurate diagnostics, for example. 

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Nov

18

Can switching to the cloud help your small business to flourish?

Cloud computing isn’t just for large corporations. Switching to the cloud can carry major benefits for businesses of all sizes, including very small operations with just a few staff. Here, we take a look at the specific ways in which cloud computing can help small and medium sized businesses to grow and flourish.

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Nov

13

Most businesses plan Cybersecurity budget boost in 2020

A recent survey by FireEye found that the majority of businesses are planning to increase the amount they are spending on their cybersecurity in 2020.The increase is driven by the fact that more than half of those questioned in the survey said they did not think they were ready to deal with a cyberattack or data breach.

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Oct

23

Can investing in the cloud help you to grow your business?

You will be hard-pressed to find a business owner that isn’t preoccupied with growing their business. But how do you go about it? You can grow through acquisition, you can invest in better equipment, larger premises or add staff, or you can update your IT with an investment in cloud computing.

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Oct

21

Can automation help us fill the cybersecurity skills gap?

Business's reliance on technology is growing exponentially. The global need for cybersecurity professionals is expanding as a result. However, there's a problem - a severe skills shortage in the cybersecurity industry. Can automation help overcome this gap? And how can humans work alongside automation to reduce the threat posed by cyberattacks?

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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 breaches left, right and centre. Most of the time, these breaches could have been prevented and many businesses are still continuing with their heads in the sand simply waiting until it’s their time to pick up the pieces..

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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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