Four easy steps to keep your manufacturing business safe

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution is providing a world of opportunities for UK manufacturing and engineering (M&E) businesses. In particular, the increased use of automation and computer-controlled manufacturing techniques means that IT systems have evolved to become a mission-critical part of all M&E businesses. Despite economic and political turbulence, UK M&E businesses are investing in the… Read more »

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 »