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How secure is your Back up Solution & is it GDPR compliant?

September 25, 2018

What is a backup and why is it important? The Importance of Data Backup. You need to protect your business data. Data backup and data recovery are important parts of…

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Microsoft Windows 7 to be extended at a cost, time to consider upgrading to Windows 10

September 18, 2018

Microsoft has recently announced they are offering to continue support on Windows 7 after its ‘end of life’ – but at a cost. Windows 7 is due to reach end…

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Is a firewall enough to protect your network security?

September 5, 2018

Let’s understand the basics first – What is a firewall and what does it do? Firewalls are commonly used to help prevent unauthorized access to both company and home networks….

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GDPR: What is it and what should you consider?

August 21, 2018

As you may have heard on the 25th of May GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) came into effect across the EU. GDPR is a regulation in EU law on data…

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UK government wants EU to acquiesce with its data safeguards even as Brexit looms

July 19, 2018

This governments whitepaper is aiming to convince the European Union that it is mutually beneficial to agree on the UK’s data protection proposals. A special agreement on personal data sharing…

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IT decision-makers increasingly opt for cloud-native architectures

July 16, 2018

A recently published survey from Cloud Foundry discovered that although the IT industry is more multi-platform than ever the foundations are cloud-native. 1 in 4 of the IT decision makers…

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UK CEOs believe cyber-attacks are inevitable

The new survey by KPMG discovered that 40% of UK business leaders believed that they would become the target of cyber-criminals. 4 in 10 CEO’s now have the mind-set that…

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Business increases use of encryption in the cloud

July 10, 2018

A recent study has shown fast growth over the past 12 months in using encryption, this is due to security-related drivers. The Thales 2018 Global encryption trends study shows that…

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 April 2018 Update

The latest Microsoft 10 update is here and like previous updates it will be staggered in order to reduce the disruption. The answers to the most commonly asked questions are…

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GDPR and Backup: A Potential Minefield Easily Avoided

June 19, 2018

In their current format it will be impossible for backups and snapshots to comply with the right to be forgotten within GDPR, however systems can be built with compliance in…

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