What The MacOS 'Root' Flaw Can Teach Businesses


This week, a major security flaw was found in Apple's MacOS operating system. When lessons can businesses learn from it?


As gaping security holes go, the one recently discovered in MacOS High Sierra was particularly monumental. Uncovered by researcher Lemi Orhan Ergin (who posted it on Twitter, much to Apple’s displeasure), it showed how even the richest, most experienced technology companies in the world can get things frighteningly wrong.

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Don't Believe These GDPR Myths


The EU's new data protection laws are on their way, but there are more than few a misunderstandings about what they are and who they'll affect. TMB helps to clear up some of the confusion.


If you’ve been taking an interest in GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), then you’ll know the deadline for compliance isn’t too far away. But even if you feel like you’ve got it sussed, you might have been misled by some of the GDPR myths and misconceptions that have been floating around about this major piece of legislation.

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Essential Password Tips For Small And Medium Businesses


All businesses should exercise best practice when it comes to passwords, but what does that mean? This selection of password tips is the ideal place to start.


Everyone knows that passwords are important. Whether you’re logging into a smartphone, an email account or your online banking, often the only thing that stands between you and complete access is the passwords you use. But that same access will be granted to anyone else who can work out your passwords. If your account information falls into the hands of criminals, you could find yourself either inconvenienced or out of pocket. Yet, in spite of the dangers,  many of us still aren’t following best practice when it comes to our passwords. And in some cases, we think we are, but we’re basing our decisions on out-of-date advice.

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What Is Quad9, And Why Is It Good For Business?


IBM has launched a free service that aims to protect people from online security threats. Called Quad9, this new service could be a major benefit for both individuals and businesses. Here's why...


Proving that the best things in life really are free, IBM, along with two partner organisations, has gifted the world a new security service – Quad9.

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4 Great Reasons Why Windows 10 Is Right For SMEs


As the clock ticks down for Windows 7, TMB looks at how Windows 10 offers businesses a more powerful, flexible solution.


When it comes to choosing an operating system (OS) for your business computers, your choices are myriad. Some organisations use Linux; others go with Apple's Mac OS X. The vast majority, however, use Microsoft Windows. But there are, of course, lots of different versions, Windows 10 being the latest.

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GDPR: Is Your Business Ready For The New Data Protection Laws?


TMB looks at what General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) means for businesses, and what you need to do to avoid being fined.


By early next year, all businesses that have customers in the European Union will have to adhere to the EU’s new rules on data protection – and the penalties for not doing so could be severe.

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TMB Takes Top Prize In Pegasus Partner Awards 2017


For the second year running, Technology Means Business has won two major awards from Pegasus UK – further cementing its position in the business software market.


Great news for TMB: business software developer Pegasus Software has awarded us with two awards - marking the second successive year of excellence for our in-house business software team.

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Cyber Crime - A New Industry Sector?


Richard Shuker, TMB's technical director, looks at the increasing importance of cyber security for businesses.


There’s no doubt that cyber crime and security have become huge topics for the IT industry and the business community more generally over the last few years.

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