Simple Steps to Prevent WannaCry Infection

WannaCry Ransomware Outbreak First seen early on May 12th, the WannaCryptor (WannaCry) ransomware infected thousands of computers across the world. In just 24 hours, the number of reported infections has reached over 185,000 machines in more than 100 countries. Businesses are particularly vulnerable as it takes just one user to become infected and the issues […]

Why Layered Security is Better

The security industry is full of products claiming to offer total security against malicious software but as good as they may be, no product is 100% secure. A single product is always liable to being exploited and it may only take one breach to undermine your credibility. A layered security approach is far better as […]

Better Security – memorable complex passwords

“Create a password with a minimum of 8 characters and including at least one upper case, one lower case and one numeric characters.”  Hateful isn’t it. What word to use? Is it complex enough? How on earth will I remember is without writing it down.  A worryingly large percentage of passwords expected to protect very […]

Evolve Your Communications With 3CX Phone System for Windows

3CX Phone System for Windows is a software based PBX for Windows that works with SIP standard based IP Phones, SIP trunks and VoIP Gateways to provide a full PBX solution – without the inflated cost and management headaches of an ‘old style’ PBX. Used by more than 30,000 companies globally, 3CX has been recognized […]

Ransomware – Limiting the Likelihood of Infection

We have recently seen a worrying expansion of a particular type of Malware that, once it infects a PC, encrypts all the files making then inaccessible and demands a payment – usually of several hundred pounds – to supply a decryption key. This infection is usually picked up from a website accessed from a link […]

5 reasons to upgrade your telephones to a VOIP system

Ever since Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone things have not changed much until recently. The old noisy analogue phone system has had a quiet revolution and it is called VOIP (voice over IP). Yes, that is the same network that your computers communicate over. It is all digital and has all the features of […]

Windows 10 available – should I upgrade?

Microsoft have released the latest version of Windows 10 and we have been testing it. Here are our initial findings. The Good News Windows 10 is already familiar and easy to use if you use Windows 7 including the much publicised return of the start menu. The new platform is fast and responsive. The design […]