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Cyber Security Month – October 2019

European Cyber Security Month is the EU’s annual awareness campaign that takes place each October across Europe. The aim is to raise awareness of cyber security threats, promote cyber security among citizens and organisations; and provide resources to protect themselves online, through education and sharing of good practices. - ECSM Cyber Security is a Shared … Continue reading Cyber Security Month – October 2019

Google to sunset consumer ‘Google+’ platform

A critical bug found in the Google+ API has led to its complete closure. The attempt at a Facebook competitor has struggled over the years to maintain an active user base, with reports of an average user session lasting only 5 seconds.  In a press release, Google developers announce the following information surrounding the API … Continue reading Google to sunset consumer ‘Google+’ platform

Microsoft to make TLS 1.2 in Office 365 mandatory

In support of Microsoft's promise to provide 'best-in-class' encryption to its customers, they are planning to discontinue support for Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.0 and 1.1 soon in Microsoft Office 365. As of October 31, 2018, Microsoft Office 365 will remove support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1. This means that if you have issues … Continue reading Microsoft to make TLS 1.2 in Office 365 mandatory

Microsoft to change Office 365 support

Microsoft is setting out changes to its Office 365 service support, rendering certain versions of their Office suite obsolete and incompatible with 365 email services. Effective October 13th, 2020, Office 365 services (e.g. Exchange Online, SharePoint Online) will only support Office client connectivity from subscription clients (e.g. Office 365 ProPlus), or the following Office perpetual … Continue reading Microsoft to change Office 365 support

Apple Announces New iPhone Xs

The vastly awaited announcement of a new Apple iPhone has arrived and it brings a new line up of the popular business and consumer smartphone, featuring the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xr. Cupertino, California — Apple today announced iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, the most advanced iPhones ever, taking the vision for the future of the … Continue reading Apple Announces New iPhone Xs

Windows Server 2008 & 2008r2 Migration Planning

The end of support dates for Windows Server 2008, 2008 r2 and SQL Server 2008 are getting closer, does your business have a migration plan? Windows Server 2008 R2 End-of-Life For many businesses it may not feel that long ago since the push to decommision windos server 2003 was happening, but for those using windows … Continue reading Windows Server 2008 & 2008r2 Migration Planning

3 Ways Your Business Could Improve IT Operations

In previous articles, we have touched on the strong benefits of managed IT support. In this post we are going to give you 3 more important ways your businss can Improve IT operations. 1. Simplify Management IT often holds a significant role in the operational efficiency of your entire business. IT outages and shortcomings can … Continue reading 3 Ways Your Business Could Improve IT Operations

Benefits of Managed IT Support For Companies In York

There are many business challenges facing UK companies. With many industries and markets being dominated by large-scale, well established corporations, it can be difficult for smaller organisations to compete and thrive. Managed IT Support could be the differentiating factor between you and your competitors. Does Your Business Rely on IT? IT is rapidly becoming an … Continue reading Benefits of Managed IT Support For Companies In York

Malicious Cryptominer Numbers on the Rise

Ransomware was the most commonly reported malware type of 2017, but malicious cryptominer numbers are on the rise. With the dramatic rise in popularity, awareness and value of crypto currencies in late 2017, the has been a rapid expansion in the number of malicious cryptominig exploits circulating on the internet throughout 2018. This type of … Continue reading Malicious Cryptominer Numbers on the Rise