If we had our way, the more important something is, the more-simply it would be named. 'Passwords' are important, and easy to talk about. So are 'keys' and 'padlocks' and other physical security devices. Multifactor authentication sadly doesn't fall under the...read more
On July 24th 2018, Google's Chrome browser (by far the most popular) started warning people if the website they were visiting was not secure. What does that mean for you? Visit any website in Chrome. It will either be marked as secure, or not secure, and...read more
We've always recommended that you take care to protect your mobile devices, whether they are phones or tablets: at the very least you should have a swipe pattern or, better still, a PIN or biometrics (fingerprints, facial recognition etc.). We're now upgrading that...read more
If you have a Twitter account, whether it's work or personal, you should log in and change the password immediately. And as you're doing that, think about whether you've used that password anywhere else. Here's why: Twitter yesterday announced that they have...read more
You've hopefully heard about GDPR (The General Data Protection Regulation). In short, it's a huge update to the 1998 Data Protection Act, designed to give people more control over their data. It will come into force on 25 May 2018, after which most processing of...read more
You may have read about the computer chip vulnerability affecting nearly all (modern) computing devices and operating systems which was in the news at the end of last week. Should you be worried, and what should you do? Firstly, don’t panic. Although a flaw has been...read more
This month we've been targeted by a spear phishing attack: an attempt to scam us out of thousands of pounds. In short, someone pretended to be Adrian and sent an email to Manuela, our finance assistant, to ask her to transfer a sum of money to a "new supplier's" bank...read more
Every time you connect your new watch, fridge, lightbulb, central heating, toilet... to the internet with the idea of increasing your level of control (who, after all, hasn't dreamed of raising the toilet seat from their phone?), you are adding another potential...read more
This month... more information about passwords, tech news & some useful links for your navigational and listening pleasure. Password management - update We've talked in-depth about passwords and password management before, but in the ever-changing landscape of IT...read more
We've been asked about this more than anything else over the last few weeks and it is in the news again, with Sky News reporting a widespread attack on University College London. Ransomware is malware that infects your computer and either locks you out of your system...read more
The IT topic on everyone’s lips at the moment is the NHS ransomware problem – ‘WannaCry’.
Last week, hospital systems across the country ground to a halt, as well as up to 200,000 machines worldwide
We've just passed 250 service ticket ratings since we launched it late last year - we're proud to announce a 98% positive rating (and the issues identified in the remaining 2% were fixed quickly, which is a big part of why we introduced it). In a perfect world, IT...read more
Are your passwords easy to guess or do you use the same password for several online accounts? If either is an area you’re concerned about (and you should be), take a look:-read more
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