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Over the last 2 weeks, we have been lucky enough to have Matthew with us gaining work experience. Matthew is a student from Cardiff Metropolitan University currently studying for a BSc(Hons) in Computer Science.   We’ve loved having Matthew with us and we hope he’s learned some valuable knowledge about the inner workings of a managed IT Read more →
Just like personal hygiene, cyber hygiene is just as important to do.   Cyber hygiene refers to how to protect your data online. Whether your actions are unsafe and making yourself vulnerable to potential threats.   A study from the BBC in 2018 revealed that more than 52% of Britons ages 18-25 were using the same password for lots Read more →
How to lock your PC screen? You can do it with your keyboard!   Here's how you can lock your PC using this handy keyboard shortcut...   This weeks tech tip was how to lock your PC using your keyboard. If you cannot play the video above, here are the written steps:   Hit the Windows Key and the letter 'L' Read more →
Skype for business has been a revolutionary and handy tool for businesses. However, Microsoft is planning to replace a lot of its functionality with teams.   Microsoft is working towards having teams as the ultimate solution for communication within organisations and It’s not hard to see why.   Microsoft Teams is built with the capability to create video and voice Read more →
Your PC is like an elephant, never forgetting where you’ve been. Storing your internet history.   Meaning that clearing internet files and browsing history is a good idea. But what does it achieve, and how do you do it? We’ve got the answers.   Why should you clear your internet history?   Sometimes referred to as ‘Browser Hygiene’ clearing your internet Read more →
Everyone hates spam emails... so get rid of them!   Here's how you can block a specific sender or simply create a rule to move a reoccurring message straight to a folder   This weeks tech tip was how to block a sender who is sending you spam emails, and how to move a specific type of email to Read more →
Slow internet can be painful. Especially when it’s too expensive to upgrade or find a solution for.   We’ve revealed in the past ways to speed up your PC with some simple tips, but sometimes internet speeds are out of your control. When this can’t be solved, businesses can suffer from internal problems even affecting client relationships.   Therefore, Read more →
90% of cyber breaches are caused by human error. Email security is important.   That’s a worrying statistic, so it makes so much sense that more and more businesses are turning to solutions to protect their employees.   We’ve seen it most recently when an email scam cost a company nearly £200k in damages due to an employee error. Read more →
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