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Could I Crack Your Password?

One of the most common ways hackers find their way into businesses is by brute force cracking passwords. This is where they try millions of variations of simple words, characters and numbers.  Even if you think your passwords are secure and unguessable, what about your staff? Are you sure there’s no-one using Password1234 to access critical systems? We’ve created a […]

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5 Red Flags of Phishing Emails: Think Before You Click

5 Red Flags of Phishing Emails: Think Before You Click A single click can be the difference between maintaining data security and suffering massive financial losses. From the moment just one employee takes the bait in a phishing email, your business is vulnerable to data breaches and extensive downtime. Quickly spot the red flags and […]

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Protecting A Business from Internal Threats

A lot of business owners spend time and money protecting their businesses from external threats, but many of you don't consider internal threats. People inside the firm often pose the largest single threat to systems and security.? These individuals often have trusted access and a detailed working knowledge of the organisation from the inside.? ?Employees […]

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Windows 7, Exchange 2010, SBS 2011, Office 2010 End of Life

You may remember a couple of years ago, with the End of Life Support for Windows XP, and more recently Windows Vista.  Well Jan 14 2020, means no more support and end of life for Windows 7, Office 2010, Small Business Server 2011 and Exchange 2010 from Microsoft ends January 14, 2020. But what does this actually mean for you […]

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