2018 Budget: How Will It Affect SMEs And The Technology Sector?

We look at the Chancellor’s latest statement.

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What's New In Opera 3 SQL SE (2.53) And Opera 3 (2.53)?


Greater performance awaits...


The latest versions of Opera 3 SQL SE and Opera 3 have been released. Both contain performance enhancements, as well as new features.

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Yahoo And Facebook Handed Data Breach Fines

Costly breaches for global giants.


The financial cost of data breaches was laid bare this past week as both Yahoo and Facebook were hit with fines for failing to keep user data secure.

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It’s World Ecolabel Day!

Support sustainable IT products


I’m not going to lie - there are more exciting days to celebrate. Birthdays, Easter, the launch of a a new Avengers film, to name but three. But World Ecolabel Day, which is today, is important, nonetheless.

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UK Facing More Than 10 Cyber Attacks A Week


National Cyber Security Centre handles over 1,100 attacks in two years, while cybersecurity skills gap grows.


If you were ever in any doubt about the fine work that the good people at the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) do, then data coming from the government agency’s second annual review should leave you under no illusions as to its importance

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Copyright And Businesses: Why SMEs Need To Educate Themselves


Following a few basic rules can make all the difference.


We’ve written before about how important it is for business owners to know about defamation, slander and libel. But it’s not the only aspect of media law they need to consider, now they’re all able to publish content on their websites and social media. Just as importantly, businesses should also know a bit about copyright – including the potential consequences of infringement.

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How Your Business Can Benefit From ECSM


CyberSecMonth is in full swing, with plenty of great advice and content.


October 2018 is this year’s European Cyber Security Month (ECSM), and as always it’s spawned tons of security-themed content and events.

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How Using A Default Password Can Put Your Business At Risk


If it says 'changeme', please take the hint.


The importance of strong passwords should be obvious, yet when it comes to IT hardware an alarming number of people never bother to set a password at all. Instead, they stick with the default password and happily go about using their equipment – completely oblivious to the danger of their inaction.

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Windows 10 Update Pulled

Automatic file deletion results in swift action.


Over the past few days, Microsoft has found itself in an unenviable position: having to apologise to Windows users.

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Collaborative Working With Microsoft Tools


How to promote teamwork with the right software.


There are all sorts of benefits to collaborative working. Helping those within a business to better recognise and work towards shared goals, collaborative working can bring more ideas and expertise to the table when resolving problems, as well as solving those problems quicker and more efficiently.

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Why Businesses Should Use Twitter Responsibly

It would be hard to think of a more famous tweeter in the world right now than Donald Trump. The US president is, shall we say, candid on the social networking platform, having offended a great many people during his time on Twitter. Of course, Trump has managed to offend people elsewhere too, but it’s on Twitter where his particular points of view have been writ large.

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Facebook In Fine Mess?

EU regulator “concerned” over data breach

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A Load Of Rubbish! IT Recycling And Disposal


Who's up for saving the planet?


Classified ads site Craigslist is known the world over as a place to advertise goods and services to sell to others. You’ll find anything on there if you look hard enough. New homeowners can fill their bare new abode, keen sports fans can purchase memorabilia and equipment, and job-hunters might even be able to find a new career.

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Insider Threat: Why Does It Happen, And How Can You Prevent It?


As Bupa gets a hefty fine for the actions of a rogue employee, we look at how the biggest security threat may be from within.


Not a week seems to pass without a business being targeted by hackers – often criminal gangs located in foreign countries. But almost as often, the threat is closer to home. In fact, in many cases, it could be sitting right next to you, in your own office, drinking the same coffee, attending the meetings. Known as insider threat, it’s a danger that around 74% of businesses in the UK face, and one that healthcare firm Bupa will now be painfully aware of.

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