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Ransomware – 7 Facts You Need to Know

Mac Viruses

Ransomware is the name given to a cyber-attack by cyber-criminals where they attack your system and network and encrypt your files making them inaccessible. They then demand a payment for a passcode so you can get back into your system and files and get working again. Here are the top…

Tech Tips for Businesses

As your business continues to grow, it’s important that your IT and technology solutions grow with it. Consumer grade equipment and solutions simply don’t cut the fast-paced world of business, and so it maybe time to consider these tips to help your business grow even more. Upgrade to a Business…

Protecting your external hard drive

External Hard Drive

Many people still use external hard drives for backup or portable storage, despite the advantages of cloud computing. If you are still using an external hard drive, it’s important to look after it properly as failure can happen at any time. Avoid knocking the drive Depending on the type of…

There are two kinds of people: those who backup, and those who have never lost all their data

Data backup solutions

Digital cameras are great, and thanks to smartphones, we have one with us almost all the time. We’re taking more photos than ever before, and building a lifetime of digital data. But despite the enormous value of these photos and videos, most people don’t have a backup. It’s time to…

Invest Well in Your IT Security

IT Security

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it" is a common and useful rule for many business owners. It serves to protect your business against unnecessary costs and unneeded downtime. While protecting your business against many types of danger, it poses an outright threat when it comes to IT security. Security…

What Hackers Target In Small Businesses

Business Security

Hackers today have many ways to attack small businesses and business owners. Many attempt to use technology to send malware, viruses, or phishing attacks; or use information to con owners and employees into handing over more information than they should.   One or more of these techniques can be combined with…

A New Year’s Resolution You Can Stick To

data backup

Many of us set goals and resolutions each new year. Exercising more, watching what we eat, cleaning out that spare bedroom. But what about taking control of your digital life? The problem for many of us, is our motivation quickly dwindles by the time February comes around. If you manage…

Protect Your Firm Against Zero-Day Attacks

Protecting your business against the latest IT threats should always be a top priority. Updating antivirus and patching your operating system is a great way to start. What happens, however, when a threat appears at your door before security firms have had a chance to catch it? A security threat…