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Google’s ‘right to be forgotten’

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A new legislation affecting privacy, referred to as ‘right to be forgotten’, has now been introduced meaning that all European residents have the right to be forgotten online. This means that search engines like Google will have to remove links that contain inaccurate, inadequate, irrelevant or excessive information. The new legislation has been agreed on during the European Court of Justice’s court case on 13th of May […]

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Is your data safe from modern-day hijacking?

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In years gone by hijackers were the things of legends and folk stories but they are very much part of everyday culture in 2014 – in a digital sense. The recent global press around the Heartbleed bug, resulting in vulnerabilities in OpenSSL, highlights the need for companies to be vigilant of potential data security risks. OpenSSL is the cryptographic library that secures most of the internet’s websites. […]

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Antivirus software V’s Zeus

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You all know you should have antivirus software, and why, but do you know which one is right for your business? Anti-virus software scans your device infrastructure to prevent, detect and block malware to stop them doing any harm to your business and its data. There is plenty of free antivirus software on the market, however our advice would always be to get the best you can […]

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Cover Your Company’s Back with these Data Backup and Recovery Strategies

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Is your company covered in the event of a system failure, natural disaster or other unforeseen danger to the loss of critical data?  In today’s fast paced business world there is a staggering amount of data being created on a day to day basis. It is vital to have a backup plan for recovering your company’s work in case of a disaster.  Having a backup and recovery […]

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Has Your Computer Been Taken By Ransom?

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Ransomware is a type of malware that takes your computer for ransom and will deny you any entry or access to your computer. Perhaps the most frustrating part for the owner of the computer is that not only can they not access their computer files, but they have to pay a ransom for the restriction to be removed. A good example of ransom malware is the Trojan […]

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