Online security when videoconferencing

2020-07-20T17:23:58+00:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: IT Security, IT Support|Tags: , , , , , |

Online security when videoconferencing Right now, video conferencing is the new “office meeting room”. The word ‘Zoom’ has entered our vocabulary and everybody is getting the hang of video meetings for both social and professional purposes. There are all kinds of advantages to this but there are, however, also some security points to [...]

MS Teams v Slack: let the war of words begin

2020-07-02T14:49:12+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Cloud Services, IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

MS Teams v Slack: let the war of words begin It was really only ever going to be a matter of time, and the market may need to prove that it is big enough for MS Team and Slack. Slack may be willing to share (or have very little alternative) but Microsoft has never [...]

MS Teams Vs Slack

2020-06-30T16:24:28+00:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Cloud Services, IT Support, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

MS Teams Vs Slack Some of the tech giants have built their businesses on seeing where small companies succeed and then either making them an offer they can’t refuse or launching their own competitor product. Sometimes this works, sometimes it doesn’t and sometimes both products find their own little niche. For example, even [...]

Small business tech: what are the costs?

2020-01-02T16:12:04+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

Small business tech: what are the costs? When buying new technology, the headline price alone can be quite misleading. There may be budget options that really can save you money, but if you find yourself having to pay extra for “add-ons” that are actually essential, then you might wind up spending more than [...]

How to undertaken an IT audit – and why you should

2020-01-02T16:14:02+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: How To|Tags: , , , , , |

How to undertaken an IT audit – and why you should These days business of all shapes, sizes and industry sectors have come to depend on their IT systems and for practical purposes, it doesn’t really matter if you’re a solopreneur, an SME or a multinational corporation, the fact still remains that any [...]

Can Facial Recognition Technology Save the Planet?

2019-11-14T16:52:07+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , |

Can Facial Recognition Technology Save the Planet? Facial recognition technology is something of a controversial topic. On the one hand, it has the potential to solve crimes and produce innovative change for business. On the other, it attracts headlines as it is far from perfect, technologically, it needs more work, and the privacy implications [...]

Facial recognition software: security tool or security threat?

2019-03-19T15:21:50+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , |

Facial recognition software: security tool or security threat? Facial recognition technology has been around for years, but it’s only been relatively recently that it’s really started to move into the mainstream and it’s undeniably exciting the first time your phone logs you in just by looking at you. But while the tech industry’s [...]

How external IT support can make it easier for SMEs to manage change

2019-01-29T15:09:07+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

How external IT support can make it easier for SMEs to manage change When an SME hires an external IT company, they may expect that they will troubleshoot computer crashes and deal with emergencies, but the potential of an external IT company is often underestimated. As well as keeping on top of current [...]

Pentagon “Do Not Buy” Software List

2019-01-02T17:26:14+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , , |

Pentagon “Do Not Buy” Software List The trend towards globalised software development may have just taken an interesting new twist. Over recent years, China, India and Russia have all emerged as countries with banks of talented developers available at a lower cost than their counterparts in some other parts of the world, such as [...]

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 [...]

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