Tech Tip

Weekly Tech Tip Videos

Every week we upload a new video, which contains important Technical information to assist you in running your business. If you see anything that you want more information about, or help in implementing anything then call us on 01752 546867.

Millions of devices are lost each year

Did you know that 5% of devices your business buys, will be lost or stolen?

This means that potentially criminals will be able to access your data.

Encryption is the simple solution to this problem, watch the video to find out more.

Did your IT infrastructure cut it last year?

Last year when the pandemic first hit, and most people rushed to work from home, some businesses thrived!

These were mostly the ones who already had a rock solid IT infrastructure in place, for their people to work anywhere, any time, on any device.

Productivity and profits can and should be improved, when you business prioritises its technology.

Could I crack your staff’s passwords?

The safest passwords are long random ones, generated by a computer.
However as human we tend to hate those, as they are difficult to remember and to use.
The problem is – a weak password leaves your business open to hackers.
So a long secure password is a must, to help us use them you need a password manager, this means you can have long and complex passwords which make it difficult for hackers to crack short obvious passwords using brute force, where software tries every combination until it gets it right.
This video is looks at the risks of weak passwords.
And why not run your passwords through our new password checker, to see how safe they really are.

Real time collaborating in Word

We have used Word for many years.
But have you unleashed the many more things word can do as part of Office 365 .
Such as collaborating on a document in real time. Here’s how…

This protects your data in your staff’s homes

When working from home your team need access to company data.
Are you concerned it is a major data security risk. Here’s how to make it safer.

There is one thing which prevents 99% of hack attempts

Hackers use clever automated tools to hack into any business.
There is good news. One simple security method has been shown to be 99% effective. Find out what it is in this week’s video.

One bad email. That’s all it takes…

It now appears we are in recovery mode against Covid, so what is the biggest threat to to UK businesses in 2021? – it’s cyber-crime.
This week we explain the one one one rule.

Old tech isn’t just slowing you down

Computers gradually slow down over time. You don’t tend to notice it. Side by side, a 3 year old computer will be so much slower than the latest version.

But there’s another big downside of older computers that scares most IT professionals…

Is Dave on Facebook again?

Social media can be a good thing sometimes. But it can also be an unwelcome distraction.

You could just ban social media on your business’s network, here’s something else you can do instead.

Home workers are the new target

Achieving good Cyber Security is a lot harder with your team working from home, all on different Wi-Fi connections and with other people using their devices.

Here are 3 ways to protect your business while your team WFH.

Boss, I’ve lost my laptop!

What is the cost of a member of staff losing a laptop or other device?
Don’t just think about the cost.

You’ve also got to consider the data security of the lost device. Here are a few key questions you must ask yourself…