MNDA Charity Draw – Win Jongleurs Tickets

May 2nd, 2017

For the last year ATG have been supporting the MNDA as our charity of the year. This month we are running a draw to win 2 tickets to Jongleurs Birmingham.

Motor neurone disease (MND) is a progressive disease that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord.

WordPress Security Checklist

April 19th, 2017

Do you use WordPress to power your website? You’re in good company Forbes, National Geographic, and The New York Times are all powered by WordPress as is this site, but with a move from traditional fixed HTML and CSS websites to content management systems they need to have the same care and attention that you […]

5 Steps to Protect Your iCloud Apple ID

March 28th, 2017

With the story this week of hackers threatening to wipe millions of Apple devices it's always good to review your security practices here we look at how to Protect your iCloud Apple ID .
Here's 5 ways to protect protect your iCloud Apple ID :

1 - Enable 2 Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security for your iCloud Apple ID, designed to ensure that you're the only person who can access your account, even if someone knows your password.

Hackers threaten to wipe millions of hacked Apple iCloud accounts

March 22nd, 2017

A group of hackers known as Turkish Crime Family have yesterday announced that they have access to over 200 million Hacked Apple iCloud accounts, and will wipe the devices on April 7th if Apple don't pay their ransom demand.
The group provided Motherboard, Vice's technology blog evidence to show that they have access to the hacked Apple iCloud accounts,and are demanding $75,000 in either Bitcoin or Ethereum (both popular crypto-currencies), or $100,000 in iTunes gift cards.

Network Group Awards Double Nomination!

March 20th, 2017

After reaching the finals of the PCR Awards earlier this month, 2017 continues to be a great year for ATG with the news that we have received 2 nominations in the Network Group Awards 2017!
We are finalists in 2 categories at The Network Group Awards, Managed Service Provider of the Year and Business to Business Reseller of the Year.

Selecting the perfect Office 365 plan

March 8th, 2017

Office 365 Business, Business Premium, Enterprise E1, E3, and E5. Each of these Office 365 plans offer different features and services. Implement the wrong one, and you may end up with a solution that doesn’t fully meet your company’s needs. To help your business select the right Office 365 license, we’ve summarized and listed the […]

Vulnerabilities in popular printers

February 23rd, 2017

What harm could possibly come from printing a document? According to some researchers who performed a large-scale analysis of printer attacks, a lot. These could be in the form of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks, which are as devious as they sound, or attacks made through extracted print jobs.

Moving From Reactive to Preventive Cyber Security

February 15th, 2017

With cyber security changing almost daily its a fast paced world. Being prepared by putting preventative measures in helps reduce the risk to your business. In this article we’ll look at a few areas for consideration. Understand the threats you’re facing Before any small- or medium-sized business can work toward preventing cyber-attacks, everyone involved needs […]

4 ways IoT will change business and create more challenges

February 8th, 2017

From smart thermostats to wearable devices, the Internet of Things (IoT) has reinvented the ways both businesses and individuals connect. Many IT experts have even labeled IoT as a “game changer,” and while we’re usually skeptical of this term when it comes to new technology, IoT devices can open up your business to a multitude […]