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How to protect your business from ransomware

One of the most infamous cyber security threats over recent years has been ransomware. This is malicious software that uses encryption and holds your network or server data for ransom, where the criminal or criminals demand that you pay a certain amount of money for...

Why does your business need a cyber-security health check?

Any kind of business that operates across the UK knows how important cyber-security is now. Making sure that your IT servers and systems are robust enough to deal with any threat is vital to your business. This will not only help to protect your systems from being...

Common misconceptions about managed service providers

The IT managed services sector has experienced significant growth over the last decade as many people have already embraced the idea of outsourcing IT solutions. Businesses can now enjoy efficient information processing, data security, and network monitoring without...

Free Training on GDPR

If you have customers then you are effected by General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) . We have posted previously on various aspects of GDPR. But if you, like many, are still struggling to understand GDPR then we have uncovered a free course that will help.  Over...

The importance of enabling Multi-Factor Authentication

No matter how strong and secure your password, it is not enough by itself to secure important online accounts. Passwords can be stolen through phishing attacks, discovered by social engineering, or otherwise compromised in many different ways. That's why Multi-Factor...

Physical Cyber Security tips for employees

Given the amount of sensitive information that businesses store on their personal computers, their intranets and on shared file services such as the cloud, it is more important than ever to ensure that your business takes cybersecurity seriously. Hackers and other...

The essential qualities of IT support providers

Outsourcing your IT support is a very intelligent investment for all business owners throughout Ireland & UK to strongly consider, regardless of the size of the business. It’s something that can truly give a business an edge over the competition, ensuring they...

Essential cyber security tips for your business

The UK government’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017 found that approximately 50% of SMEs had experienced a cyber security breach within the previous 12 months. For a large part of these, the breaches were avoidable and could have been prevented given increased...

The Benefits of Outsourcing IT Support

Many businesses choose to outsource their IT support, for a wide variety of reasons. Choosing a trustworthy, experienced company to handle day-to-day IT support processes is one of the soundest investments a business of any size can make. Here are some benefits. 1....

Scaling your IT system to grow your business

If you run a start-up or SME, you probably want to grow it into a larger company. However, as your small business grows into a larger one, its IT requirements will also grow. This means that you’ll need to scale your IT systems and solutions as your business expands....

Do SMEs Still Need IT Departments?

In the early days of computers, the IT department was revered. Many companies hired their own IT expert whose entire job it was to ensure that the network operated as desired. Few people understood programming or networking and most did not want to even try putting a...

How IT support can help Belfast businesses get an edge

If you run a business based in Belfast (or anywhere else in Northern Ireland), you should be aware that IT support can help you get an edge over your competitors. Many Northern Ireland-based SMEs don’t invest much in IT support. As a result, if you choose to take...

What to look for when choosing IT support in Belfast

When running any kind of SME in Belfast, the IT support you have is vital. IT is at the heart of most businesses now, from the network you use to run your daily operations to the PCs your staff use in their roles. Keeping this side of your business running effectively...

How do you put together a good cyber defence?

Cyber security isn’t just important – it is essential. You don’t leave the doors of your business’ premises or warehouses open at night. It might be an obvious question, but why? The answer is simple; because things will get stolen or vandalised. So why treat your...

When you should call in IT support in Belfast

If technology is not your strong point, don't worry. Unless your business is in the Northern Irish IT sector, there is no need for you to have to understand much else than computer basics. However, as technology advances at a lightning-fast pace, you can feel left...

What is virtualisation and how does it work?

The term ‘virtualisation’ sounds complicated and vaguely futuristic, which can be intimidating if you don’t have a lot of IT experience. In reality, virtualisation is a fairly simple concept that can help to greatly improve the efficiency of a business’s IT system. It...

What is a hosted desktop and why should you have one?

If you run a business, you are probably already aware of how important it is for your staff to have access to the right software. If they can’t utilise the correct programmes and applications, it can be difficult for an employee to carry out their role sufficiently....

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