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Who Is Best?

Who Is Best?

Traditional antivirus packages are pattern matching. A virus file will come in and it will have certain characteristics in that file. And your antivirus will look at it. Look at the first, 10, 20, 40 bytes of that file and say it matches this virus, I’m going to...

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1 Simple Tip To NEVER Get Scammed!

1 Simple Tip To NEVER Get Scammed!

Scam emails are a threat to everyone nowadays. Everyone has heard tales of a fake email from your bank account leading you to give away your bank details, or even a business owner promising a huge profit if you invest in their products. Phishing and Spam emails have...

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How Can I Protect My Business From Cybercrime In 2021?

How Can I Protect My Business From Cybercrime In 2021?

Ransomware gangs will reportedly conduct more financially motivated cyberattacks next year. Why this is happening? How can we predict future movements of these criminals? What does all this even mean for you?   In 2021, Financial cybercrime will evolve. Researchers...

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MacOS Update November 2020

MacOS Update November 2020

As of the Microsoft 365 for Mac November 2020 update, macOS 10.14 Mojave or later is required to receive updates to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote. If you continue with an older version of macOS, your Office apps will continue to work but you will no...

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How to prevent bad habits when returning to the office

Returning to the office again after a few months of home working is probably giving millions of workers a sense of relief and nervousness. Roughly 44% of working adults have had to turn their living spaces into makeshift offices; this demonstrates just how impactful...

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What’s your plan for flexible working?

What’s your plan for flexible working?

As the world reopens, it becomes apparent that many businesses are reluctant to revert fully to pre-COVID operations. Flexible working is being widely adopted for the longer term, despite governments encouraging a return to the office. Social distancing has been...

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Control your cloud spend with Microsoft Azure Plan

Control your cloud spend with Microsoft Azure Plan

  The way in which businesses are adopting technology has changed rapidly, particularly in the last 6 months. As we navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have taken the leap to permanently migrate their on-premise IT infrastructure to the cloud...

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The phone system that follows you anywhere

The phone system that follows you anywhere

The working world as we know it has changed. Few employees now work full-time at an office desk, instead operating more flexibly; from home or on the go. For businesses whose employees are splitting their time between office and remote working, the need for a more...

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Build a complete remote working solution with Microsoft

Build a complete remote working solution with Microsoft

  Returning to the office probably feels great for many temporary home workers who believe that their office desk set-up can’t be replicated. Getting back to the full office set-up is perfect for the right now, but we are facing uncertain times and contingency...

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Why Microsoft Teams is winning in the remote working era

Why Microsoft Teams is winning in the remote working era

Ever since the world went into lock down, businesses and employees stuck at home have been relying on internet-based video calling platforms. Does the term ”Teams” ring any bells? Microsoft has taken full advantage of the home working phase when it first surfaced in...

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One in three Britons targeted by COVID-19 scams

One in three Britons targeted by COVID-19 scams

With coronavirus never out of the news and concern for protecting self, family, livelihood and business the main priority, scammers are increasingly using Covid-19 as their hook. The legal charity, Citizens Advice, is reporting a 19% increase in visitors requesting...

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One in three Britons targeted by COVID-19 scams

Protecting your business from cyberattacks post-COVID-19

  Following the most recent government announcement further relaxing the lockdown measures in the UK, thousands of businesses are re-opening and returning to offices. But, with so many businesses getting their systems back up and running at full capacity again,...

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Why Microsoft Teams is winning in the remote working era

How to get the most out of your Microsoft Teams meetings

  Since the global pandemic first forced companies to transition to remote working, the number of Microsoft Teams virtual meetings taking place has increased exponentially. Microsoft Teams has seen a whopping 134% increase in daily active users since March; proof...

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Jalapeno Expanding Our Team!

Jalapeno Expanding Our Team!

I’m excited to tell you about some changes at Jalapeno – changes that will directly benefit your business. On 1 July Paul Cook and Rowan Burley from DLSR will join the team based out of Newark. Paul and Rowan have a combined 10+ years of experience behind them,...

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How to survive home schooling and working from home

Working from home has been a huge adjustment for able businesses across the UK in the last two months. And yet, for many people, this is just one side of the coin; home schooling their children is the other side. Now that children have ‘returned to school’ after the...

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Have you protected your business from Covid-19?

Have you protected your business from Covid-19? The UK lockdown is moving swiftly towards its second month and, with no clear indication on when things might return to ‘normal’, businesses are settling into remote working for the long haul. No company was prepared for...

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Where in the house do you work from home?

Have you selected the study? Do you like the living room? Maybe you’re keen on the kitchen? With week 4 of the UK lockdown well underway, and little sign of the current ‘stay at home’ rules being lifted any time soon, many people have now established an office set up...

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Why Microsoft Teams is winning in the remote working era

Make home working work for you with Microsoft Teams

Make home working work for you with Microsoft Teams Working from home has been a new experience for businesses across the globe over the last month. And, amid the coronavirus crisis, working from home is going to be the new ‘norm’ for a while. For many, the prospect...

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3 Interesting Angles on Remote Working in 2020

These past few weeks have been crazy for most businesses. Some have had to close down completely; some are working harder than ever. Most have had to set up remote working in a short period of time. There's a small group however - the extremely good business people,...

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3 Ways You Can Grow Your Business During The COVID-19 Lockdown

Why you shouldn’t panic during the Covid-19 pandemic

Last week was an incredibly busy week for me. There has been a massive increase in demand for remote working systems for businesses. For a lot of my client, this was already installed and running so there was no problem, but for many new ones, there was lots of work...

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Working from Home – How can Parliament do this?

With news of the Corona Virus spreading, it's no surprise that most businesses and organisations are looking for ways to allow uninterrupted work while suffering a decrease in productivity due to illness. It was revealed that up to a fifth of all UK works could be off...

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Windows 10 Icon New Design

Microsoft has now started to release it's new set of icon designs for Windows 10. More will come in the next few months. If you have updated your systems, you will have likely noticed a few small changes in the appearance of your operating system. The Verge covered...

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Who Is Best?

What is “Social Engineering”?

Social Engineering is something that shows up often when talking about hackers and hacking. A piece of nasty software isn't always the way you can get in trouble, sometimes people use something called Social Engineering. In order to gain access to something that you...

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Is Antivirus still relevant in 2020?

2020 is here and with more business receiving malware, scams and ransomware. You need to be protected. There's so many different antivirus packages in the market, from Norton to Avast. While these packages historically have been excellent, there's a new type of...

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