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Seven Deadly Sins

SEVEN DEADLY SINS These are the 7 deadliest sins a business owner can commit: 1. Thinking “It will never happen to me!” 2. Failing to carry out daily back-ups. We recommend a 3, 2, 1 approach 3. Not having a …

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Make sure you lock the door

I have presented four times this year on protecting your data. One of the 7 deadliest sins (No.6) is to have a week password and (no.5) not educating staff. Last week we had a hacker gain access a customer’s data …

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Security recommendations to help prevent ransomware

Recently we have seen an increase in the activity of malware and ransomware throughout businesses. Ransomware usually comes in via infected emails and due to weak credentials. We advise to always keep vigilant whilst using your computer. Ransomware encrypts files, …

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Business Continuity

Companies must test their business continuity plans in the wake of storm Emma this month. A recent survey reveals that only 51 per cent of UK organisations are confident that their business continuity plan is up-to-date The recent snow storms …

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Beware of printer helpline scam

The National Trading Standards (NTS) eCrime Team has issued a warning about a scam targeting those looking for help with printer problems.The “printer helpline scam” differs from most scams as it requires consumers to contact the criminals directly using fake …

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End of Life for Microsoft 2007 Exchange & Microsoft Price Hike

The Microsoft 2007 Exchange element of MS Small Business Server 2008 goes end of life in April 2017. This means that there will be no further security updates so you need to think about upgrading your server and software now. …

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Office workers waste more time on slow tech than they spend on holiday

Office workers are wasting time using slow and outdated technology. In some cases, workers are wasting more time than they spend on holiday each year. Trying to run an office which is as efficient and productive as possible isn’t easy. …

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Downtime hits Microsoft & Google cloud users as the service providers both have technical difficulties

A Microsoft Azure outage left users across the globe unable to access key services for a couple of hours on 15 September because of a DNS (domain name system) malfunction The problems began just before midday, UTC time, with Microsoft …

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Congratulate Adam on his new role – Technical Director!

Adam joined YOU Systems on the 16th of August 2004 as a trainee workshop engineer.  Most of you have watched him develop his career with the company over the past 12 years. It is with great pleasure that I have …

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Welcome to our New Trainee Workshop Engineer – Lewis Hill

Lewis joins us on the same modern apprentice scheme as Adam started out on. He is already cutting his teeth on the implementation of a new call logging system. No doubt you will get to speak with him over the …

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