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Spill Water on your Laptop? What to do…

So aside from the panic, prayers and assortment of 4 letter words how am I typing this blog post 2 days later on the very same MacBook? Below are my tips from this experience and the 10 years + I’ve had to help others who’ve done the same

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The 5 Most Common ways your Network can be Hacked…and how to prevent them

I’ve had the unfortunate experience of helping a number of companies to overcome security breaches in the past and it’s doubly unfortunate when the breaches could have been prevented with a minimum of fuss and a little bit of effort.

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I Can See Clearly Now That The Spam Has Gone

A bit like a television advertisement for a certain anti-dandruff shampoo, when you tell someone you have email or spam filtering they will often say ‘but you don’t get spam’, to which you reply ‘exactly’.

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Beware the Bespoke Website

We often come across businesses asking us ‘do you do websites?’

The simple answer of course is yes we make and maintain websites but normally that’s not the end goal. They’ve normally already got a website that they like and are just looking for a few tweaks, contact name changes and the like but can’t get hold of the original designer who was insert: on work experience, temp, or family friend etc

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Helping Those in Need

Tis the Season of Giving and while times are tough for businesses there are ways and means that all companies can give back to the community from an IT perspective that will help those in need and also maybe keep those 3 Ghosts of Christmas from the bedroom on Christmas night.

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Pick a Proper Password – Say it 10 Times Fast

No it’s not a tongue twister for today it’s a lesson in the obvious for the IT world but one that’s still ignored. Lately Jeremi Gosney in Stricture Consulting Group analysed the Adobe Password file posted online of the hacked 38 million user accounts and posted the top 100 online

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Anatomy of a Domain Name

Domain Names are your little corner of the internet and allow users to find your website easily while giving the internet servers of this world a way of translating human speak into computer speak.

For example www.google.com today translates into an Internet Protocol (IP) address of 74.125.24.99 This isn’t quite as memorable to us so we’ll stick with the plain English (or at least it’s in the dictionary these days) and DNS servers will handle the translation.

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