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Using artificial intelligence to fight cybercrime

Using artificial intelligence to fight cybercrime

Artificial intelligence is providing us with advances in all areas, but how does it relate to cybercrime? Well, let's have a chat about it. Here is one of those classic “it makes sense but doesn’t work moments”. If I wanted to design the best home security system, then sensibly, I should go to the Police [...]
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What is a ransomware attack and how does it happen?

What is a ransomware attack? We’re all hearing about the growth in cyber attacks and how its not an “if” but a “when” situation and there’s words banded around all over the place which leads many to ask what is a ransomware attack? A ransomware attack usually involves cyber criminals gaining access to your data [...]
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All about Microsoft 365 Business Voice

Microsoft 365 Business Voice is changing the game. When the world adopted Microsoft Teams as their go to application, we, in the tech world, got very excited. I was able to setup, amazing experiences for clients and myself. But I still needed to overcome some questions from our customers; “Tom, I love this new Teams [...]
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Microsoft Insights – What is it?

Microsoft Insights, one little button into a treasure trove of time! I have seen the Microsoft Insights feature, being talked about for some time on the Microsoft Roadmap, and on the tech forums. So, like most techies, I was keen to see what it could offer. Some of the early testing, made claims to have [...]
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Adapting our Communication in an Ever-Changing World

A quick thought for a Monday…. Isn’t it funny how all our methods of communication have changed over time, from Telegraphs, pigeon carrier, end of the street phone boxes, mobile phones and now handheld video chat? There is no denying how far we have come developing knowledge and improving the way we do communicate over [...]
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Managing availability with Microsoft Teams is made easy

After the PM’s announcement in March; those of us who were still office based grabbed our screens, laptops, desk phones and, for those with big enough cars, their office chairs.  For us, we were up and running within an hour or so, in our widely dispersed, virtual String office. We were all still very connected.  [...]
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Chelsea tells us about starting a new role in a pandemic

So back in February, we recruited for a position of sales and marketing administrator and then all hell let loose. This craziness has even seen the Prime Minister in intensive care and I really hope he pulls through. Regardless of your political beliefs, the country needs a strong leader at the helm and nobody can [...]
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You can for sure, fool some of the people some of the time.

In this first of a series of articles, let us share some insight around all things ‘social engineering’. Firstly you need to know what it is. Put simply social engineering is the act of tricking someone into divulging information or taking action, usually via technology. It’s a simple idea, intended to take advantage of a [...]
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Things to consider when changing IT Managed Services Partner

Changing IT Managed Services Partner can seem daunting. They know your business, your technology and systems and it can sometimes seem more hassle than its worth to swap. But, in actual fact, it isn’t all that bad when your new partner makes it easy for you. The nature of the relationship between businesses and their [...]
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Top Tips for keeping your system secure

When it comes to keeping your system secure , protecting your client data, your reputation, and your users, then the need to have a focus on “all things best practice“ around IT security cannot be overstated. Whilst your IT partner can offer all sorts of practical advice guidance and solutions, each business needs to take [...]
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