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Cyber Essentials Accredited

Cyber Essentials aims to help organisations implement basic levels of protection against cyber attack, demonstrating to their customers that they take cyber security seriously.  The scheme is available at two levels: Cyber Essentials – an independently verified self assessment. Organisations assess themselves against five basic security controls and a qualified assessor verifies the information provided. […]

How Backups Can Save your Business in a Ransomware Attack

To prevent ransomware infecting your system you need a multilayered security approach.  From comprehensive and regular staff training, to machine learning antivirus software, to cloud storage/backups with version control, you need all of this to prevent viruses such as WannaCry taking hold. What happens, however, when the virus finds a way through?  This is when […]

Why your Business Runs Better with SSDs

What are Solid State Drives? Solid state drives (SSD) are a faster, more reliable, and efficient way of storing data on your server, PC, or laptop than the standard hard disk drive (HDD) you probably have at the moment.  To understand why SSDs are so good, let us take a look at how data is […]

Server Support Services

If you run a small business you likely have a server that controls things like email, printers and databases. It is important that you have server support support systems in place to monitor and ensure your business runs smoothly.

Server Installation and Management

If you are a small to medium sized business that is planning a server installation of a new server, whether they are brand new or part of a system upgrade, you must make sure they are installed and managed correctly. Server installation is a big job and one that needs careful planning to keep downtime […]

The True Business Cost of CryptoLocker and other Malware

CryptoLocker has cost Business an Estimated $3M USD CryptoLocker and other viruses often hit the headlines for the disaster they bring both to businesses and the individuals.  Although it is clear that being locked out of your computer is distressing and unpleasant it is only when you realise the far-reaching implications of Cryptolocker that you […]