Should you allow your team to use their own devices or work, and what risks does it bring if you do?
Bring your own device (BYOD), where employees use their own personal computers in the workplace, is something many people appreciate. On the face of it, that seems puzzling. If you’ve spent thousands of pounds equipping your team with computers to do their work on, why would they want to spend their own money instead? Why, if they have a perfectly decent computer at work, would they want to bring in their own laptop or tablet?Read More »
People are calling them the worst computer flaws to be discovered for decades. But what do Meltdown and Spectre mean for you?
Two fundamental flaws have been discovered in computer processors that will affect the vast majority of businesses and consumers around the world. Dubbed Meltdown and Spectre, they make it possible for hackers to gain access to private information, including passwords, stored in temporary memory.Read More »
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 And in some cases, we think we are, but we’re basing our decisions on out-of-date advice.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »