Microsoft OS has a new spring in its step.
A new version of Windows 10 is set to be released next month. Called the Spring Creators Update (because, despite a ton of snow to the contrary, it really is spring), it’s been available to Windows Insider members since late last year, but will start to be properly rolled out in April 2018.Read More »
Another day, another ransomware attack...
The American city of Atlanta, Georgia, has suffered a major ransomware attack, which is said to be affecting some of its services and potentially jeopardising the personal data of citizens, staff and other related parties.Read More »
People love to share. That could be bad news for your business...
Like it or not, social media is now woven into the very fabric of everyday life for many of us. Whether it’s Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Whatsapp or one of many, many other social networks, it’s become incredibly easy to chat and to share news and photos with family, friends, colleagues and complete strangers. But with all that sharing going on, it’s not surprising that social media can also be a major security threat for businesses.Read More »
Fraud, social engineering and more were high on the agenda.
Following the success of its first GDPR 101 event in Hampshire, TMB headed to the Weston Homes Community Stadium in Colchester, Essex, to further spread the word about General Data Protection Regulation and cyber security.Read More »
There’s good news, and there’s bad news.
Ransomware – the insidious form of computer malware that locks users’ computers and demands money to unlock them – seems to be on the decline. That’s one of the key findings from the 2018 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report, which recorded a massive 71.2% drop in ransomware attacks in 2017.Read More »
New features make data protection easier.
Pegasus has released a couple of important product updates, which add new functionality to both Opera 3 and Capital Gold Payroll.Read More »
If you're not registered with the ICO as a data controller, you might be breaking the law.
With GDPR now in effect, most businesses are aware of the responsibilities they hold in relation to personal data. But one element of the rules that hasn’t perhaps been widely publicised is that of the data protection fee, which requires many organisations to register with the ICO – or potentially face large fines. So what is the data protection fee, and is it actually a big deal?Read More »
Sometimes being first really can be the worst.
As an early adopter of technology, there’s no doubt you could give your business a huge boost. Buying into the latest, greatest innovations could grant you an edge over your competitors and help your business run more effectively.Read More »
TMB looks at the possible consequences of increased web connectivity.
The term ‘Internet of Things’ has gained a lot of currency in recent years, thanks to the runaway success of voice assistants like the Amazon Echo, but it’s been around for a lot longer than you might think. In fact, IoT devices have existed since the early 1980s at least. But what is the Internet of Things, and what does it mean for small and medium businesses?Read More »
With the right tools and some technical knowhow, you can keep your business going through rain, sleet or inches and inches of snow.
How do you make remote working work for you?
You might not have asked yourself this question much before, but the recent extreme weather may have brought it to the forefront of your mind. As the somewhat dainty-sounding Storm Emma teamed up with the less dainty-sounding Beast from the East, temperatures dropped to well below zero across the whole of the UK, bringing snow, misery and then some more snow.Read More »
New rules are coming, and people may well want to use them.
Thanks to GDPR, the way companies manage personal data is being brought firmly into the light. There’s still some way to go before the new rules become common knowledge, but as more and more people realise what their rights are, there could be an increase in those who want to exercise them – not least the right to be forgotten. That could potentially spell big trouble for small businesses.Read More »