Know where your cloud data is stored or risk a GDPR fine

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For businesses who have chosen cloud-based data hosting services, there’s a temptation to relax and think “great, we’re paying someone else to take care of our data, we don’t need to worry about it anymore.” Of course, using cloud-based services can deliver major benefits for businesses. But it’s vital to remember that all the data… Read more »

Backup or risk losing your business

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Whenever I’m thinking about the topic for my next bulletin, my first port of call is always our support team. These are the folks who spend their days guiding our clients, resolving issues, fixing problems – so they know better than anyone what’s going on. Maintaining a robust backup is hard work, it’s important to… Read more »

Ransomware – beware the cyber attack that can cost you cash and your business

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The New Year’s Eve ransomware attack on foreign currency firm Travelex was a stark reminder of just how vulnerable today’s businesses are to determined cybercriminals. Even a successful global enterprise like Travelex, with 1,200 branches in 70 countries, can have its IT systems hijacked and its online services brought to a total standstill. The gang… Read more »

Your data security is at risk

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As of January 2020, Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft Exchange 2010 have both officially reached end of support. So, if you’re still using either of them, you’re issuing an open invitation to cybercriminals. Whilst the systems will continue to work, Microsoft will no longer support them through security patches, upgrades or customer support; which means… Read more »

The PC Support Group recognised as one of the best-run IT companies

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Northwest-based IT & telephony provider, The PC Support Group has been announced as a winner of the “50 Best Managed IT Companies in the UK 2019” awards. The awards, held last night in London and now in their fourth year, are organised by the global news media group eChannelNews.   They highlight the best-managed businesses in… Read more »