Protect your PC from viruses and malware

Protect your PC from viruses and malware

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Many of us are still working from home despite the Covid-19 lock down easing. When you were office-based your IT support team took care of data security measures for you, but now that you’re working from home you may need to do some IT support yourself. To make working from home more secure you need …


Data security and working from home

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Many of us are still working from home despite the Covid-19 lock down easing. When you used to work in the office (remember those days!) your IT support team took care of data security measures for you, but now that you’re working from home you may have to take a bit more care over data …


Stonechurch controls security

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Providing a place for homeless young people in Bolton

Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme’s Stonechurch Project has taken ownership of top new tech, thanks to the support of local IT Company, Smarter Technologies.

Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme (BYPHS) was set up in 1992 to meet the needs of single young homeless people in Bolton. …


Keeping data safe: The importance of good passwords

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These days most of us are connected to the world via laptops, computers, mobiles, tablets and even watches. The internet has changed the world. In the same way you that learn about how to be safe when you leave home, it is important to learn how to stay safe online.  Securing your passwords is the …


Security Selfies to Replace Passwords?

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We all know passwords can easily be forgotten, stolen or intercepted and we all know it happens far too often. That’s why many companies particularly ones which deal with large amounts of customer’s money are trying to find new ways to protect accounts and eliminate cybercrime. One way MasterCard have trialled doing this is through …


60% of Businesses in the UK are Affected by Crime

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Alex’s Story

60% of businesses in the UK are affected by crime each year and this costs a staggering £5bn, with a staggering 10% of business lost as a consequence of crime.

At Smarter Technologies we have been carrying out CCTV Installation for a number of organisations in the fight against crime. During my apprenticeship I …


A Life of Cyber Crime

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Cyber crime is one of the fastest growing criminal crimes on the planet! It’s estimated that organised gangs of cyber criminals from about 25 different countries specifically target the UK.

Cyber crime covers a wide range of illegal activity from financial scams, computer hacking, virus attacks and many more!

Smarter Technologies have put together how …


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