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How to Share Files and Folders in OneDrive

02-May-2018 13:45:12 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in cloud computing, Collaboration, Data, business, cloud, email, microsoft, onedrive, data storage, files, file sharing

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Many businesses use Microsoft’s free OneDrive accounts to store their data, but businesses can also use those accounts for file sharing. Learn about the two ways to share files and folders, including when to use each method.

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GDPR Deadline Is Looming

19-Apr-2018 22:18:14 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in data breach, solutions, Data, data backup, IT, IT Support, business, gdpr, IT Services, london, small business

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The date on which companies need to be in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is approaching fast. Find out when this deadline is and what it means for businesses worldwide.

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PDF Files: Handy for Businesses — and Hackers

19-Apr-2018 22:14:57 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in cybersecurity, data breach, helpdesk, IT, ransomware, anti virus, Backup, business, cyber, cyberattack, cybercrime, fraud, security, hacking, hackers, pdf

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PDF files are the No. 1 type of file used in cyberattacks. Find out why hackers like to use them and how to protect your business.

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SamSam Is on the Loose and Headed for a Server Near You

19-Apr-2018 14:32:52 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in cybersecurity, Disaster Recovery, firewall, breach, data backup, helpdesk, IT, IT Support, phishing, ransomware, anti virus, business, cloud, cyber, cyber threats, cyberattack, cybercrime, IT Services, passwords, security, Server, small business, hacking, software, samsam

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In March 2018, the SamSam ransomware ravaged Atlanta’s computer systems, bringing many city services to a halt. This wasn’t the first time hackers used this ransomware to wreak havoc and it won’t be the last. Learn how SamSam differs from most other ransomware.

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How to Make Your WordPress Website Harder to Hack

19-Apr-2018 14:26:01 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in breach, Business operations, anti virus, business, https, security, small business, websites, hacking, wordpress, plugins, software, website, cms

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Websites built on the WordPress platform are at medium to high risk of being attacked. Find out what you can do to make your business’s WordPress website harder to hack.

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How to Protect Your Business from Credential Stuffing Attacks

19-Apr-2018 14:21:00 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in cybersecurity, data breach, Disaster Recovery, fileless attacks, firewall, solutions, breach, breaches, Business operations, Data, data backup, helpdesk, IT Support, phishing, policy, ransomware, service, support, theft, anti virus, Backup, business, cloud, computers, cyber, cyber threats, cyberattack, cybercrime, fraud, IT Services, london, MSP, passwords, protection, security, small business, technology

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Around 5 billion stolen credentials are available on the dark web, and cybercriminals like to use them in credential stuffing attacks. Learn how credential stuffing attacks work and what you can do to protect your company from them.

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How Much Does Cloud Computing Cost?

05-Apr-2018 12:39:17 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in wi-fi, Wireless Communications, cloud computing, solutions, telecommunications, Business operations, IT, IT Support, service, support, voip, wimbledon, business, cloud, cloud telephony, Communications, IT Services, london, productivity, small business, technology, telecoms, websites, wireless

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How to Get the Biggest Bang Out of Your Cloud Services Pound

Companies often turn to the cloud to save money, but many of them are spending more than they need to on cloud services. Find out why companies overspend and how to avoid doing so.

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8 Policies to Protect Your Business’s IT Assets

05-Apr-2018 12:38:19 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in data breach, Disaster Recovery, firewall, Business operations, IT, IT Support, support, anti virus, Backup, business, Communications, email, google, IT Services, london, managed, office 365, passwords, security, small business, technology

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IT policies are important to have because they can help ensure that your company’s IT resources are being used appropriately and productively. Here are eight IT policies often found in companies.

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What You Need to Know about Fileless Attacks

23-Feb-2018 14:04:26 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in windows 10, cloud computing, cybersecurity, fileless attacks, firewall, network, solutions, Business operations, cyber crime, Data, helpdesk, IT, News, phishing, ransomware, support, theft, anti virus, business, cloud, computers, cyber threat, cyberattack, email, office 365, passwords, protection, security, small business, websites, windows

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Fileless attacks are on the rise. However, many people are unfamiliar with them. Learn what they are and how to protect your business from them.

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Hackers Are Trying to Trick Android Users into Downloading Powerful Spyware

21-Feb-2018 16:32:54 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in windows 10, cloud computing, cybersecurity, firewall, Business operations, Data, IT, News, phishing, ransomware, anti virus, business, cloud, computers, cyber threats, cyberattack, cybercrime, email, fraud, passwords, protection, security, small business

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To get Android users to download the Skygofree spyware, cybercriminals have been spoofing wireless service providers’ websites. Discover what you can do to prevent your business’s Android devices from becoming infected.

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