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Staying Safe on Public Wi-Fi

Using public Wi-Fi is dicey. In 2017 a visitor to one of our security seminars had his tablet hacked and data were stolen while using Public Wi-Fi. If you are not vigilant, data held on devices is a beacon for anyone with the proper software tools to effortlessly see what you are doing. Hackers can easily steal your passwords or other secret data, particularly, from multiple sites if you choose the same password to log…

The Cost of Cyber-Crime

Almost 50% of businesses in the UK underwent some form of online violation in the last year, with government research confirming financial damages through cyber-crime to the British economy is annually in the billions of pounds. But it’s not only big business that is at risk, SMEs are the ones who pick up the real losses, not only in financial cost but also through reputation, something smaller business can ill-afford but can prevent, through preparedness….

IT Bosses are Choosing Cloud

Last year, research from the Cloud Industry Forum revealed that 88% of UK companies surveyed were using cloud-based services. Furthermore, 67% of those organisations predicted increased usage during the year. Applications and storage in the cloud, are now an integral aspect of daily businesses life. If your company or organisation hasn’t cottoned on or is in the early stages, there are strategic reasons you should be moving to the cloud! IT If you don’t have…

Are Wi-Fi Devices Attacking Your Business?

Wi-Fi enabled devices could be costing your business Ben Elman, Managing Director of Linix, examines how Wi-Fi enabled devices could be costing your business – and offers advice on how to keep data secure. The very real and existing threat is that devices that are not secure could act as a conduit for cybercriminals. Think back to when the only devices connected to your office’s IT network were likely to have been PCs and maybe…

BT Told to Share Poles for Ultrafast Fibre Internet

Telecom regulator, Ofcom says BT has to make it simpler for rival internet providers to have access to its telegraph poles, connecting homes directly to the fibre network provides quicker internet speeds than copper cables. To make it more economical for companies to connect ultrafast full fibre broadband infrastructure, Ofcom has published a list of new measures so that companies such as Talk Talk and Hyperoptic can become more competitive. BT has said, “it will…