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None of your team would fall for this trick… would they?

Cyber criminals have a reputation for constantly coming up with new ways to scam us into handing over login details or sensitive data. And while you might think your team would spot an attempted attack, you could be surprised. We’ve seen a lot of intelligent people – including many business leaders – caught out over the years. One of the …

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Are you using a malicious browser extension without realizing?

There are hundreds of thousands of browser extensions designed to help us to save time, be more productive, and personalize our online experience. And while the majority of them do what they’re supposed to, some are not designed to help you at all… If you’re unfortunate enough to download a malicious browser extension without realizing, it could harm your productivity …

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Passkeys could improve the way you work, forever

Back in May, we heard there would soon be a successor to the password – the Passkey. Now, we’re hearing that Apple will start rolling out Passkeys in the next few months in iOS 16. And we’re excited. Though it’s caused a bit of confusion. Apple is going to great lengths to market the Passkey, and understandably, people have assumed …

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Windows 10 is getting a very useful Windows 11 feature

There’s no denying the Windows 11 has a lot of really cool new features. If you haven’t made the move from Windows 10 yet, you’re missing out. But there’s good news. To make the (eventual) move from Windows 10 to 11 a little easier, Microsoft is sharing a couple of 11’s most useful features. The first should make printing a …

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If you’re under pressure to take urgent action – stop and think

Phishing scams are one of the biggest security threats to your business right now. A massive 83% of organisations said they suffered successful attacks last year. And with just under a third of phishing emails being opened, the chances that someone in your business will be fooled are high. But to make matters more difficult, cyber criminals have borrowed a …

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Is working from home really good for your business?

Working from home. Or remote working, as it’s now called. It’s the big thing in business, isn’t it? And some people love it. They’re happier working where they want, and when they want. And that makes them more productive and less likely to leave. But have you stopped to consider the downside to remote working? The negative elements for your …

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What does the global chip shortage mean for your business?

For the past couple of years, the tech world has been struggling with a huge shortage of chips. But it’s not just tech businesses that are feeling the impact. So many of the things we use every day contain a chip. Laptops and desktops, sure. But also household appliances, even our cars. It’s hard to find an electric device without …

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If any of your staff work remotely, you need to be on top of this

Remote and hybrid working is now the norm for a lot of people. But a recent survey has found that, despite it being more than two years since many of us were forced to work from home, too many businesses still don’t have the right cyber security measures in place for those away from the office. The survey was originally …

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Some employees won’t stop using apps that could be a security risk

It’s likely a lot of the applications and software tools you’re using now are different from the ones your business used before the pandemic. That’s because we’ve all had to make big adjustments to the way we communicate and collaborate. And to begin with, it may have been hit and miss. It’s possible in the first few weeks and months …

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Microsoft’s taking a responsible leadership position on AI

Microsoft’s decided to retire and rework an AI tool that could not only recognise our facial features, but also identify our mood. Azure Face is an emotion recognition tool. These are highly criticised by experts who believe they violate human rights. Microsoft has just published the updated version of its Responsible AI Standard. It wants AI to be a positive …