Public WiFi Security – How safe is it and how to protect yourself

December 5th, 2018
Public WiFi Security – How safe is it and how to protect yourself

In today's modern IT world with the advancement in cloud technologies and improved connectivity, we have the flexibility to work from anywhere. So why not work from your local independent cafe while eating your favourite cake, or sitting on a beach in The Caribbean?

Working on public wireless networks has its dangers, the problem with open networks is you can’t be entirely sure that the network is actually a legitimate public Wi-FI network and not one set up by a cybercriminal in an attempt to trick people into connecting.

Why a technology business review is vital

November 6th, 2018
Why a technology business review is vital

Identifying opportunities in all areas of business is vital for growth, but one area that’s often overlooked is technology. Although it’s easy to adopt an “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” attitude with IT, conducting regular technology business reviews is a must.

Which business computers are best?

October 9th, 2018
Which business computers are best?

We know that IT plays a big role in reaching your small- and medium-sized business (SMB) milestones. When it comes to hardware, you don’t need to be an IT expert to find the best possible solution. Here’s a concise and helpful guide to the best hardware for your SMB. Portability Laptops allow you to keep […]

Forget these disaster recovery myths

October 4th, 2018
Forget these disaster recovery myths

Disaster recovery (DR) isn’t what it used to be. Long gone are the days when a DR solution cost over a hundred thousand dollars and relied predominantly on tape backups. Cloud computing has dramatically changed the DR landscape. Unfortunately, there are still many misconceptions about DR. Here are a few of the myths that no […]

4 Social engineering scams to watch out for

September 25th, 2018
4 Social engineering scams to watch out for

Experts are constantly creating new security systems to protect individuals and businesses from hackers. From those who want to attend popular events like the Olympics to avoiding an angry boss, hackers are preying on gullible victims to circumvent network security systems and steal sensitive information.

What to tweak when setting up Windows 10

June 7th, 2018
What to tweak when setting up Windows 10

There are things that need to be done after unboxing a new laptop. After installing Microsoft’s Windows 10, you need to unlock its full potential by tweaking some important settings. The best thing to do is get help from a technician, but there are a few things you can do without assistance.

Should you worry about the Facebook breach?

May 16th, 2018
Should you worry about the Facebook breach?

Facebook is the most popular platform for developing brand awareness because it allows businesses to target users based on what they have posted in the past. But after the recent ‘Facebook data breach scandal’, is your data still safe? Read on to find out if you need to worry about your privacy.

Best uses of Alexa in a business setting

March 9th, 2018
Best uses of Alexa in a business setting

Individual users find plenty to like about Amazon’s AI technology Alexa. It’s a great way to control smart home devices and perform small tasks like make shopping lists and answer phone calls. But Alexa also gets things done for business users, and here we’ll list some of the most useful.

New scam freezes Chrome to panic users

February 26th, 2018
New scam freezes Chrome to panic users

Con artists have created a new method of deceiving Google Chrome users by freezing their browsers and displaying a security notification with bogus tech-support contact details. Their ultimate goal is to scare potential victims and trick them into dialling the fake hotline number on the screen.

MacOS Root access password vulnerability. Are you affected? How to fix

November 29th, 2017
MacOS Root access password vulnerability. Are you affected? How to fix

Yesterday a major security flaw was discovered in macOS High Sierra.
Update 30/11 : This has now been patched by Apple. A support page for the patch, Security Update 2017--001 details Apple's response. The update is reported to cause issues with file sharing Apple has released an additional fix for that also.