Andrew Allen

Andrew Allen

As a Professional Member of The Chartered Institute for IT and his nearly 20 years in business, Andrew is able to connect with and help executives and owners leverage the power of technology to deliver lasting results.

Ransomware: Don't let your business be defrauded too

The cyber threat is very real; a breach in cyber security resulting in the theft, loss or corruption of data, occurs every second in businesses and homes around the globe. 

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Watch out for Online Identity Theft

In this day and age, most of us spend our time online. Whether it’s on social media, online shopping or informative pages – you’ll find it hard to disagree with us that crucial information related to ...

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Hackers strike again with a new Ransomware plot.

Ransomware gangs have signalled to publish the data stolen from victims who refuse to pay the ransom. Cybercriminals behind the Maze ransomware have erected a website on the public internet that ident...

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Cybersecurity in 2019: Expectation Vs Reality

In 2019, 32 percent of breaches and 78 percent of cyber-espionage incidents were carried out through phishing attacks. Automation gained grounds in security operations across many organisations this y...

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The Most Common Passwords Found From Breaches in 2019

Researchers analysed data leaked in various data breaches to bring this study forward. Passwords ‘12345,’ ‘123456,’ and ‘123456789’ were the most common passwords, followed by ‘test1’ and, of course t...

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5 Traits to Look for in an Effective CIO

There are times when you do not have the technology expertise required within your company to plan a project or to solve a problem that feels like it is crippling one or more business operations. Ther...

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Develop Leadership with a Technology Focused Business Plan

Dependable outcomes prove a productive business. Whether productivity derives from acquiring new customers, streamlining business processes or maintaining an organisational workflow, a proper business...

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Align Your IT and Business Strategies

The Successful Business "If you want to climb a mountain, start at the top of the mountain." Implicit within this analogy is an underlying need. That need is for C-Suite executives to know how each de...

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Importance of having a technology strategy

If vested interests try to sabotage the IT strategy – it’s working   An IT strategy is probably the most important document that a Chief Information Officer (CIO) produces – and the most difficult to ...

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Four IT challenges facing small and medium businesses

Here are the four key IT challenges that businesses need to meet in terms of their IT provision, if they are going to increase productivity and decrease costs.

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