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Google Announces a New Tool to Help You Identify Fake Websites

The internet can often be a dangerous place. With cyberattacks and email scams on the rise, users are becoming more and more cautious when doing their online shopping, internet banking and other finance-related activities. A significant issue that web users face is fraudulent websites making their URLs look legitimate by creating lookalike sites. These scam...

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The Rise of Door Entry System Technology

Find out about the increase of door entry system technology, and what ICT Solutions can do to help keep your building or business secure. Growing technology With the rapid rise of Alexa and other services over the last 18 months, it appears that Amazon shows no sign of stopping. Only recently at the 2019 CES Conference, the company released details about its...

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A Guide to GDPR from a Business Perspective

GDPR - otherwise known as the General Data Protection Regulation - is a set of EU regulations that have been in practice since 25th May last year. But nearly eight months on, some businesses are still unsure about certain aspects of the new rules. We have produced a brief GDPR guide to answer some of these questions, and offer advice on how you can avoid...

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How to Improve Your Cyber Security in 2019

The TSB IT outage has been ongoing since April and just last weekend the bank was hit with another IT meltdown which affected millions of customers and forced the CEO, Paul Pester, to step down. This crisis is an example of how not to deal with IT glitches and the need for proper planning, testing and backup plans if all...

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Why You Shouldn’t Always Click Allow on Downloaded Apps

With new GDPR introduced this year we’re now bombarded with pop ups on every app and website we use, asking us to consent or allow these tech giants to use our data. These apps which are often free to download still have a price in the form of data. Apps are collecting personal data (sometimes without permission) and using it for targeted advertising, otherwise...

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The Importance of Firewalls and Anti-virus Software

Anti-virus software has never been more important to businesses as it is now. That's a fact. Whether you place your choice of firewall and anti-virus at the top of your priority list or not, it is worth acknowledging. Even the most basic of business IT infrastructures use email, office software and some kind of backup system, as well as storing numerous files...

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Google Plus to Close Due to Security Breach

Yet another digital organisation has become victim to security breaches, and as a result, the organisation is due to close over the coming months. Google announced this week that they will be ‘sunsetting’ their social network platform, Google Plus, over the next 10 months after the personal information of 500,000 users was put at risk back in March 2018. As...

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How ICT Solutions Can Keep Your Entire Business Secure

Your business is not only your livelihood, it’s also the livelihood of your staff and affects the lives of your customers and clients, which is why it’s so important to keep it secure and protect those that are involved in your business. There is a lot to consider when it comes to securing your business, from securing your IT infrastructure to keeping the...

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