London estate agent hit with £80k fine for data breach

A London estate agent has been fined £80,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after leaving the personal data of more than 18,000 customers exposed for almost two years. The incident occurred when the estate agent, Life at Parliament View Ltd (LPVL), passed the details from its own servers onto a partner company. An “Anonymous […]

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Are you prepared for the 2020 problem?

In January 2020 Microsoft is ending the life of some of its most popular products. That presents businesses everywhere with several problems. Are you prepared?

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Is it time to ditch passwords for biometrics?

Are passwords dead? We know they’re a top target for hackers but do biometrics really offer a valid solution? Here we take a closer look. Microsoft recently announced its ambitions to move away from passwords and towards biometric security for identification and authentication. 90% of the company’s 135,000-strong workforce can now reportedly log into the […]

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Barristers’ chambers: Digitalisation and the cybersecurity threat

Whether your barristers’ chambers is an early adopter of technology, or firmly rooted in old-school processes and behaviours, the future for the legal sector is digital. . Understanding cybersecurity risks and having robust systems in place to mitigate them, is therefore vital. Here’s what you need to think about.

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Why outsourcing IT can be a gamechanger for growing businesses

Outsourcing IT support services to a specialist, external team can be a highly cost-efficient option for small and growing businesses.

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Scary signs your business has been hacked

Being hacked has the potential to destroy your business and everything you’ve worked towards, it’s no longer about if’ you’re going to be attacked, it’s when.

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Risky move: Estate agents least likely to have cyber security in place

Many small and medium sized estate agencies are putting themselves and their customers’ data at risk, by failing to implement adequate data protection strategies. Here are some top tips on getting it right.

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Manage Teams and Groups with Office 365

Microsoft Teams is all about helping people work together to achieve their goals. It gives users the power to storm through projects and plans without having to be tied to their desks, updating and checking things off as they go.

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How to Win the War Against Hackers

It’s often said that prevention is better than cure, and that’s certainly the case when it comes to IT. Businesses targeted by cyber-crime fall into two camps: those who have prepared and those who haven’t.

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Do I need a company password policy?

Cybercrime is now considered to be one of the single greatest threats to businesses today. New technology has in turn created new opportunities for criminals and an increasing number of risks for organisations of all sizes. At the click of a button – and from anywhere in the world – a bank account can be […]

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