Monthly Archives: July 2020

Covid-19 is an amazing opportunity for cyber criminals

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Because of COVID-19, we’re spending more time at home, and more time online.

This creates a lucrative opportunity for cyber criminals. They’ll do anything they can to scam innocent people and businesses.

There’s already been a huge number of COVID-19 related phishing attacks. Which is why you and your business need to stay alert.

If …

Here’s why you may have a slow computer

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Technology’s supposed to help you to be as productive as you possibly can be.

That’s why it’s really annoying when your computer lags behind and sloooooooows you down.

Don’t worry though, slow computer speeds can often be fixed when you know what to look for.

Here are 3 reasons why your computer could be slow:…

We All Knew Tech Would Make Work Better

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By 2025, 75% of the workforce will be comprised of Millennials. What are you doing to modernise your workplace? Today, the answers are increasingly nuanced, characterised by a cycle of changes in the workplace.

After a revolution in the workplace spurred by technology, companies are finding that a balanced approach may be the most effective. …

Why Your Business Should Embrace The Flexible Working Movement

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In recent years, we have seen both employees and companies increasingly embrace flexible working. For employees, this means less time commuting and more convenient working hours. On the other hand, many large organisations have been keenly integrating this practice into their business culture, encouraged by reports and studies showing that flexibility at work can have …

How Aberdeenshire Council uses Microsoft 365

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Aberdeenshire Council provides services to the 260,000 residents of the region surrounding the city. These services include education, social care, waste disposal, leisure, transportation, and tourism. The council uses Microsoft 365 to give its employees a more flexible, modern working experience so that they can work remotely across the large rural county from any device …

How can Windows 10 and Microsoft 365 Business help your business?

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With its global client base increasing, Think Up Consulting needed to improve its remote working capabilities. Its VPN-based system sometimes made it difficult for employees to remotely access files. And without a centralised platform, employees wasted time switching between disparate systems.

But with Windows 10 and Microsoft 365 Business, Think Up created a unified solution, …

3 ways to make your laptop battery last longer

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Laptops are great because you can work anywhere. Until your battery dies, anyway.

So here are three things you can do to squeeze another couple of hours out of your battery.

  1. Adjust your laptop’s power settings.

Your laptop’s default settings will be geared up to help it perform at its best. But this will use …

Your employees are your biggest cyber security threat

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Cyber crime is a real threat which should be taken very seriously, but a good cyber security process can help.

To protect your business, you may already have some measures in place. Such as anti-virus software, firewalls and a virtual private network.

But do you know what the biggest threat is, to your business?

Your …

Improve how you work with Microsoft Teams

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After the drama of lockdown has subsided a little, we’ve shifted into a new way of working. A hybrid way. Some people work from home. Some are in the office. Anyone needs to be able to work from anywhere at any time. And that can play havoc with getting things done. Communication becomes a chore …

How to protect your data from ransomware

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You’ve probably heard of computer malware – but have you heard of ransomware?

It’s what criminals use to target the data in your business.

That’s incredibly valuable to you. Ransomware is a form of malicious software placed on your devices to lock you out of your data. And it’s terrifying.

The criminals will then demand …

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