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Three of the biggest data breaches of all time

We all seem to acknowledge the fact that data breaches can be exceptionally damaging, and that cyber security in the UK is now a huge priority. But, there are some companies that have learnt this the hard way. In this post, we will take a look at some of the worst...

What actually is IT support? A quick overview

At Nimbus CS you'll find a variety of IT support services available. But, what exactly is IT support? A simple term for a broad spectrum The term IT support actually belies how complex and varied the reality is. It encompasses a wide variety of specific services. But,...

Signs it’s time to change your IT support provider

Many businesses are knowingly or unknowingly sticking with a sub-par service provider. This can be for a variety of reasons - either they're too polite/embarrassed to go elsewhere, they're worried about not being able to afford to shift, or they simply can't recognise...

Business benefits of an outsourced IT help desk

Businesses of any size now use such a variety of different applications and devices that it's really no wonder IT departments are overstretched. Outsourcing your IT help desk is one way to ensure the IT professionals in your organisation have the available time and...

Common mistakes businesses make when outsourcing IT support

Outsourcing your IT support carries a variety of benefits, however you're only going to enjoy those benefits if you choose the right support provider to work with. Businesses will often make key mistakes when trying to find the right IT business support provider, so...

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....

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