Apple shakes Facebook’s place in the market

2021-04-09T13:13:25+00:00April 9th, 2021|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , , |

Apple shakes Facebook's place in the market It is well known by most users of Facebook that the company has an unnerving ability to deliver content that matches your current concerns. You have a meandering thought about a new pair of trainers, and suddenly all the adverts on the platform are matched to this [...]

Google+ has a data breach that could lead to its downfall

2020-01-02T15:52:53+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , |

Google+ has a data breach that could lead to its downfall Contrary to popular belief, not everything Google touches turns to gold, Google+, for example, has long struggled – outside of a very niche audience – and it’s an open question as to why Google has kept the service alive for so long, [...]

Wearables and the health industry

2019-02-13T12:34:50+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

Wearables and the health industry The idea of wearable may have begun life as science fiction, but they have quickly become items that many people have embraced. And while some people are wary about the safety of their personal data and the wider implications of wearables, the road to mainstream acceptance is leading to [...]

An important update to WordPress: GDPR and privacy

2018-07-03T15:37:20+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Compliance|Tags: , , , , |

An important update to WordPress: GDPR and privacy The latest WordPress release (4.9.6) is described as a privacy and maintenance release. Looking at the details of the release, the emphasis is clearly on the privacy and, basically, getting ready for GDPR. Here is a summary of the changes and what they mean: [...]

Do you need to resubscribe your email list members to comply with GDPR?

2018-06-14T17:18:54+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Compliance|Tags: , , , |

Do you need to resubscribe your email list members to comply with GDPR? Chances are, your email inbox has been full of companies you have long since forgotten about, pleading with you to resubscribe to their email list in advance of the introduction of GDPR later this month. And while, as a consumer, this [...]

People, not viruses, threaten your cyber security

2022-01-12T22:09:36+00:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Cyber Security Insider Threats: It's people not Viruses that are the real concern If Hollywood represented reality, cyber security insider threats would come from super-sophisticated computer geniuses working for super-villains, plotting the destruction of the world as we know it. In actual fact, the biggest threat companies face probably comes from inside their [...]

GDPR and schools: what you need to know

2018-03-23T12:30:53+00:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Compliance|Tags: , , , , |

GDPR and schools: what you need to know A lot has been written about GDPR and its impact on the world of business but GDPR also applies in the public sector, including in the world of education. The average school (whether public or private) operates rather differently to the average business and so may [...]

Security and your iPhone

2018-03-23T12:33:25+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

Security and your iPhone Smartphone security is increasingly in the news and, as we use our phones and tablets to store a vast amount of personal information and professional data, it is always wise to protect them with a ‘belt and braces’ approach. Assuming that the generic settings on your device will be sufficient [...]

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 [...]

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