Email and GDPR: can you check your employees’ emails?

2020-01-14T09:44:33+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Compliance, IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

Email and GDPR: can you check your employees’ emails? End users (in this case employees) and IT departments often see corporate email as being one of their major professional challenges, albeit for very different reasons. To end-users, the volume of email processed each and every day is often a time sink that can gobble away at their productivity, whereas to IT [...]

Direct mail vs email marketing for SMEs

2019-02-13T12:33:59+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

Direct mail vs email marketing for SMEs Every time a new invention comes along, someone invariably predicts the demise of the old one. Sometimes they are right, for example, you don't tend to see many VHS recorders these days, but sometimes they are very wrong and either the new invention flops (Minidiscs, anyone?) [...]

What CEOs are doing wrong with their cyber security

2018-12-24T16:22:42+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

What CEOs are doing wrong with their cyber security Way back in IT prehistory (2004), Michael Soden, then chief executive of the Bank of Ireland group, resigned after it was discovered that he had been visiting websites which were forbidden under company policy. While this story is probably all but forgotten by now, Code42’s [...]

Do you know who’s been reading your email?

2018-08-03T14:51:44+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you know who’s been reading your email? Recently, the Wall Street Journal ran an article about the fact that third-party app developers could gain access to your Gmail without you necessarily understanding the fact that you had authorised them to do so. The article was picked up by other news sources and [...]

Protecting your cryptocurrency investments

2018-07-17T14:08:51+00:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , , |

Protecting your cryptocurrency investments Cryptocurrencies are unfortunately not immune from theft, as was recently demonstrated when cyberthieves stole about £28M of cryptocurrency from the South Korean exchange, Coinrail. The price of Bitcoin plummeted in response, and it has left people asking what they can do to secure their cryptocurrency investments. Many cryptocurrencies operate outside [...]

Small business productivity tools

2018-07-17T14:06:55+00:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , , |

Small business productivity tools Business owners and their employees are always keen to do more with less and work smarter not harder. The truth is that there’s a limit to how far either of these strategies will take you, as at some point you will need to increase your resources if you want to [...]

Small business networking tools

2018-06-20T12:58:00+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

Small business networking tools While we may all know that the most powerful connections are forged in person, this is 2018 and that means that many of us will be doing a lot of our networking online. In fact, businesses on lower budgets may do all of their networking online. That being so, here [...]

Spring cleaning your computer

2020-01-02T16:16:12+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: How To, IT Support|Tags: , , , |

Spring cleaning your computer Spring may still be a long way off, but resolving to clean up the content on your computer requires far less effort than actually going round a house and doing a proper spring clean. Think of it as a good way to start easing your way into the New [...]