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What is the Cloud: A Simple Analogy

on 05-Nov-2021 13:14:10 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Cloud Technology
You use the cloud and don't even know it. Do you go to Amazon and create a wishlist? Do you have an email account with Google's Gmail or Outlook? That is cloud computing. All your emails are stored on Yahoo servers somewhere. They are on physical servers, of course, but they aren't on your laptop. The advantage is that when you spill your coffee onto the laptop keyboard, you haven't lost all your emails even if you never backed up your hard drive. (If you haven't, shame on you, by the way.)
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Do your remote staff have full office functionality?

on 18-Jun-2021 16:11:50 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Connectivity Technology Work-from-home
There has been a large increase in remote working recently. Many employers have had to adjust rapidly to a new way of working with large numbers of traditionally office bound staff being despatched to an underequipped home office. Since the increase in remote working we have noticed frustration creeping in with certain aspects of this shift away from the fully equipped office. One of the main frustrations is no longer having the full functionality of the company phone system.
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Major Outage at Fastly CDN Disrupts Internet Services Globally

on 09-Jun-2021 12:45:00 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Cloud Technology
Major websites across the globe suffered an outage when a configuration error at cloud computing giant Fastly was deployed to all of its POPs (Points of Presence) globally.
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The Cloud is fantastic...

on 10-Mar-2020 11:28:00 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Technology Backup
Working in the Cloud is superb. There are literally thousands of different platforms and operators of Cloud-based services to choose from; providing you with a reliable, adaptable and responsive working environment enabling you to work from anywhere in the world.
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Data Breaches are destroying our businesses

on 29-Jan-2020 14:30:24 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Technology
Everyone should be aware of the fact that data breaches are serious. It’s not because these firms did not have an appropriate protection system in place that they went under, it’s because they were not prepared to deal with it to begin with.
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Wordpress Sites Hacked to Propagate Scam Campaign

on 29-Jan-2020 14:28:15 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Technology
The hacking campaign makes use of previously known vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins. Some of the vulnerable plugins exploited include the ‘CP Contact Form with PayPal’ and the ‘Simple Fields’. More than 2000 WordPress sites have been hacked by cybercriminals for a scam campaign that redirects visitors to several scam sites.
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Ransomware Operators turn evil for late and non-paying victims

on 29-Jan-2020 14:27:09 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Technology
A group of ransomware actors have threatened to publish data stolen from a German automotive supplier. Another group announced that they are going to release 9.5GB of data of a healthcare firm.   Source: https://cyware.com/news/ransomware-operators-turn-evil-for-late-reposnders-and-non-paying-victims-de65c7c1
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Ransomware: Don't let your business be defrauded too

on 13-Jan-2020 16:31:58 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Technology
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

on 13-Jan-2020 09:54:38 By | Andrew Allen | 1 Comment | Cybersecurity Technology
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 ourselves dwells in the online world.
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Hackers strike again with a new Ransomware plot.

on 30-Dec-2019 10:06:28 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Technology
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 identifies recent victim companies that opted not to pay a ransom. Ransomware gangs have now upped the ante of their attacks to cause massive losses for victim organisations. They have signalled to publish the data stolen from victims who refuse to pay the ransom.
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