Altaro Backup for Office 365

Altaro 365 Backup

Why do I need a backup solution for Office 365 mailboxes? There’s a common misconception that Microsoft fully backs up Office 365 data as part of the subscription, but this is not the case. Microsoft doesn’t provide native options to back up Office 365 mailboxes – Microsoft is responsible for providing the necessary infrastructure and…


50 million users affected by Facebook data breach

Facebook have confirmed that they have suffered a data breach, affecting almost 50 million accounts. It is believed that attackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebooks “View As” feature in order to steal access tokens.  Access tokens are ‘digital keys’ which allow users to stay logged into Facebook without having to re-enter their password. Guy Rosen,…


Why Cyber Essentials is good for Business

Cyber Essentials Badge

Cyber Essentials is a government backed scheme which was launched in 2014 by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills. The primary aim of the scheme is to encourage organisations to adopt best practices in their IT Security. The Cyber Essentials scheme brings a number of benefits to companies looking to get certified, here is…


Bristol Airport cyber attack causes flight display screens to fail

Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport has blamed a cyber attack for causing flight display screens to fail for two days Travellers arriving at Bristol Airport found that flight information screens were down due to “technical problems”. The airport used it’s Twitter account to advise passengers to “arrive early and allow extra time for check-in and boarding.” Details of…


British Airways Data Breach

The National Crime Agency and National Cyber Security Centre confirmed they are looking into a security breach at British Airways. The airline has disclosed that hackers stole customer data from its website and mobile app for two weeks from August 21. It is thought that some 380,00 card payments were compromised during this time.   The…


Zen Broadband and Leased Lines

Zen Internet

All Broadband Providers are pretty much the same right? Wrong. Following a lengthy due diligence process, we identified Zen’s award winning service track record.  This is something our customers can search for themselves. We’ve done the due diligence in the market on the most reputable carriers and found than Zen strike a balance between scale…


Are you still running older versions of Windows or Office?

Microsoft have recently revealed that Office 2019, due later this year, will only run on Windows 10 Support for Office 2019 will also be shorter than usual.  In the past, perpetual versions of Office were released under the Microsoft Fixed Lifecycle Policy, with a term of 5 years of standard support and 5 years of…


GDPR & Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials Badge

Are you ready for GDPR?  We Are! The Cyber Essentials scheme provides security controls that, according to the UK government, could prevent “around 80% of cyber attacks”. Whether or not you achieve certification to the scheme, putting these controls in place provides the basic level of protection that you need to implement in your organisation…


Rush to fix ‘serious’ computer chip vulnerability

Data Centre

A newly-discovered design flaw has been found on CPU’s that could allow malicious code to access data held in “protected” areas of your computer’s memory. The vulnerability was originally thought to affect Intel chips (which are used in approx. 80% of desktop PC’s and 90% of laptops worldwide), as well as big-name cloud computing environments including…


Guest WiFi Solutions

Data Centre

Guest satisfaction and loyalty are top priorities in the hospitality industry. Delivering a strong, consistent WiFi experience helps you to achieve those goals. This is the perfect time to look at your WiFi infrastructure to make sure you’re getting the best out of it, or cover any black spots you may have.   Consider the…