Prepare for a Cyber Cold War in 2020, warns security company

Prepare for a Cyber Cold War in 2020 Check Point Software Technologies, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions globally has unveiled its cyber-security predictions for 2020. They reveal the major cyber incidents and technical developments that Check Point’s researchers anticipate will impact our societies and businesses in the coming year and indicate the security strategies […]

Windows 10 quick tips: 13 ways to speed up your PC

1. Change your power settings If you’re using Windows 10’s “Power saver” plan, you’re slowing down your PC. That plan reduces your PC’s performance in order to save energy. (Even desktop PCs typically have a “Power saver” plan.) Changing your power plan from “Power saver” to “High performance” or “Balanced” will give you an instant […]

What Windows Server 2008 end-of-life means for you

Microsoft has announced that it will end extended support for Windows 2008 and 2008 R2 on 14 January 2020. That means no more security updates or bug fixes, which could leave your data vulnerable to cyberattacks and other security breaches. Migrating to the cloud via Azure is a good solution, however it’s not your only […]

How to save your business from ransomware in 3 simple steps

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Ransomware is an attack on your business data, it’s designed to lock you out until you pay the price… Threats can come in innocent-looking formats like: Emails Internet downloads Pdfs The average costs to businesses who have a breach for 1,000 records are $52,000 – $87,000 and the downtime it causes the business can cost […]

Which SSL Certificate Should I Buy?

SSL certificates serve two major functions: Certificates allow two computers to have a ‘private’ conversation, using data encryption to make sure that the data shared between them cannot be understood by a third party. This is important for many reasons, one of the most common being for online commerce, where sensitive financial information is being […]

Why end of support isn’t the only reason to flee Windows 7

The looming end of support for Windows 7 should be enough to prompt any business to accelerate migration to Windows 10. But fear of being marooned on an insecure operating system isn’t the only reason to make the move – there are many strong business reasons to upgrade to Windows 10 that will deliver real […]