27th July 2017
Tony Donoghue

How to Stay Safe from Ransomware

This brief article is not intended to be technical or in depth, but aimed at giving businesses and individuals a chance to protect themselves against an increasing risk of losing their files and important computer data to the threat called Ransomware. So what is Ransomware?  At the most basic level, its where the files on

26th May 2016
Tony Donoghue

How to Stop the Automatic Windows 10 Upgrade

Over the last week or so, many of our clients and friends have been caught out by a change to the Windows 10 upgrade notifications that have been appearing on their computers.  While previously it was ‘OK’ to not make a decision about upgrading to Windows 10 or choosing a scheduled upgrade by clicking on

18th May 2016
Tony Donoghue

How to Change Your LinkedIn Password

On the 18th May 2016, 117 Million LinkedIn passwords have been put up for sale online.  This follows the huge leak of LinkedIn passwords back in 2012 where over 6.5 Million passwords were leaked online.  To assist our clients we have put this basic article together to provide some basic instructions of how to change

1st November 2015
Steve Clements

Security Threat Report

Once again, the increasing mobility of data in corporate environments is one of the biggest challenges faced in the past year. Users are fully embracing the power to access data from anywhere. The rapid adoption of bring your own device (BYOD) and cloud are really accelerating this trend, and providing new vectors of attack. Furthermore,

18th October 2015
Tony Donoghue

The Data Protection Act

The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which defines UK law on the processing of data on identifiable living people. It is the main piece of legislation that governs the protection of personal data in the UK.   The data Protection