Recovering from a hacking attack on your website

2018-12-24T09:13:07+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

Recovering from a hacking attack on your website Hacking attacks are one of the harsh realities of life. While you should, of course, aim to prevent them from happening in the first place, it’s also strongly recommended to have a recovery plan in place in case hackers do get past your security. Here is [...]

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 [...]

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 marketing tools

2018-06-20T13:11:08+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Small business marketing tools Getting people to notice you is possibly the single biggest challenge faced by small businesses and it’s fundamental since nobody is going to buy anything from you, be it goods or services, unless they know you exist and believe you can provide a solution to whatever problem it is they [...]

Safe browsing: the primer you need for online security

2018-03-23T12:34:13+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Safe browsing: the primer you need for online security In honour of Data Privacy Day earlier this week, we wanted to look at how you can stay safe and secure while you browse online. You might already know to avoid suspicious websites and be careful who you give cookie permission to, but many [...]

Why Blockchain is about so much more than Bitcoin

2018-04-09T13:42:15+00:00January 5th, 2018|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Why Blockchain is about so much more than Bitcoin When brand names become so familiar that we use them without thinking, it’s easy to forget the history behind them. For example, many people probably know that PayPal started out life essentially as a sideline to eBay and then it grew and grew and [...]

Office​ ​365​ ​vs​ ​the​ ​G​ ​Suite

2018-04-09T13:50:27+00:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , , |

Office​ ​365​ ​vs​ ​the​ ​G​ ​Suite The advantages of moving to the cloud are many and obvious, but they do raise the question of which cloud application(s) to use. For most SMEs, the leading contenders for Office applications are Outlook 365 and G Suite, often known as Google Docs or Google Drive. Here is [...]

How to increase your company’s visibility online

2018-04-09T13:55:24+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , |

How to increase your company’s visibility online Possibly the greatest irony of cyberspace is that it offers huge potential for visibility while also being extremely crowded. The good news is that it is still possible to make your mark in the online world, it just takes strategy and effort. Here are five tips to [...]

HTTP to HTTPS – Why secure your website?

2018-04-09T13:57:14+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , , |

HTTP to HTTPS – Why secure your website? Let’s start with the basics: http stands for hypertext transfer protocol and it’s essentially what makes the World Wide Web work. Https stands for hypertext transfer protocol secure and, as its name suggests, it’s basically a more secure version of http. Specifically, https uses encryption to [...]

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