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How to Make a Secure Password

A key to digital life is having a strong password that will protect your information. You need a password to be able to network with friends or work colleagues and banking and payment services. You want to keep your passwords private to protect your personal life and financial information as a lot of hackers want the financial gain when hacking into your bank account. The most important passwords are those for your social media and email accounts. When someone gains access to your email account they can use the “forgot your password” link to all the other websites that you use, for example shopping or banking sites. If a hacker gains access into your social media accounts, they will be able

Technology for a Small Business

If you have just started your small business, you are probably wondering what sort of computing infrastructure you need. It is important to find out what tech will help grow your business instead of just having the latest technology for no reason. Depending on what business you are running there are some particular technologies you will need, here are some essential things you will need… Technology Consultant This is one of the most important investments you will make, you will need either one or two technology consultants who you trust, who know about your business and who can guide your growth in technology. You’ll have an accountant and solicitor for obvious reasons and so having a techno

The Difference Between a Disaster Recovery and a Backup

One of the common questions we get asked is what’s the difference between Backup and Disaster Recovery, many people think that these are both the same. Both of these are important, backup is one part of the disaster recovery process. If your company relies on IT support you will know that a backup isn’t a luxury, its required in the process of how your business recovers that data and how to use it. All of your data needs to be protected, it could be your business’ internal documents, customer applications or transactional data. It’s a disaster when you lose data, losing it also causes to have financial consequences if you aren’t able to restore it in time. Creating a secondary site to your p

What is Cybercrime

If you are a business and use the internet every day without protection then you will acquire some form of malware or computer virus. There are now more than 317 million new pieces that were created last year alone. Seeing as computer and internet technology is evolving, so is cybercrime and the method they use to exploit your business. We’ve made a list of the most common cybercrimes in today’s environment. Ransomware This is one of the most detrimental forms of malware-based attacks and it is a growing problem that affects businesses globally. Ransomware will enter your network and encrypt your files, then keep the encryption key so that your files are basically being held hostage until yo

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