%AM, %21 %424 %2016 %09:%Mar Written by Ian Grey
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has the power to fine companies that fail to follow the Data Protection Act. Fines can be up to £500,000.
%AM, %13 %510 %2016 %11:%Mar Written by Ian Grey
Using LinkedIn is a great way to increase your network and generate business. But there are people that use to get at details of your staff and clients.
Ransomware is used by criminals to encrypt your files and then demand payment to allow you to access them. This form of cyber attack is increasing, but you can protect yourself by following some simple guidelines.
In one of my businesses, we are trying to build leads to grow our thriving community and Facebook is an obvious route to achieving this. A few days ago, I was pointed to little know Facebook feature called LeadAds, which allows you to place a call to action in an advert and, importantly, collect validated contact details.
%AM, %02 %448 %2016 %09:%Mar Written by Paul Kelly
Reading web pages on your mobile device can be a slow, infuriating experience - did you know about Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)?
%AM, %24 %498 %2016 %10:%Feb Written by Paul Kelly
Despite what many people say, starting a business is easy, however, it is also easy to get it wrong!
%AM, %22 %357 %2016 %07:%Feb Written by Ian Grey
There is good news with improved security measures for Instagram users and people who bank with HSBC. Phone users had some good and some bad news, and security issues were reported with websites, malware in Word files and a security system used to protect homes. The University of Greenwich had a data breach, a problem with an Adobe update resulted in files being deleted, and there is a phone scam to try and get you to install malware.
%PM, %15 %640 %2016 %14:%Feb Written by Martyn Webster
I predict that in five years only a small minority of businesses will still be using traditional paper and spreadsheets for expenses management when there are easy to use app and cloud based systems
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Good news from Gmail, but not every cloud has a silver lining and Skype users are being targeted by criminals. And four days without computers for a large county council due to 'user error'.
%AM, %01 %484 %2016 %10:%Feb Written by Ian Grey
The Information Commissions Office has launched a self-assessment tool to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) assess their compliance with the Data Protection Act and the key obligations for processing their customers’ or clients’ personal information.