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Cyber Security Scans & Tests

Having an enormous network of interconnected computers is not without risk. With some computers connected to the internet operated by people with nefarious intentions, who will gladly gain unauthorised access to your machine and use that access for their own personal gain, what can you do to help keep your company’s most important information safe? Learn more in our latest blog post on cyber security!

Free Wi-Fi – What’s the Catch?

The age-old adage, ‘There is no such thing as a free lunch’, could well be adapted for the 21st century to ‘There is no such thing as free Wi-Fi.’ We have identified three of the most common ways in which cybercriminals can exploit public Wi-Fi networks and this blog post has everything you need to know about staying safe when accessing free public Wi-Fi.

The Hidden Costs of Not Upgrading Your IT Infrastructure

Computer hardware and software upgrades are often not cheap, which can encourage business owners to put off upgrading systems, especially during times of economic uncertainty. While deciding against upgrades may help you save in the short term, this article examines how it could end up costing more in the long term!

The Most Common IT Security Problems for Businesses

By 2021 it is estimated that the annual costs of cybercrime will double to $6 trillion. With cyber criminals becoming increasing savvy and inventive with their attacks, we identify some of the most common security problems that businesses are currently facing in our latest blog post.

What the Rollout of 5G Networks Means for Business

Faster than 4G, the 5G network is set to create new business opportunities, giving businesses the potential to launch new products and services, increase productivity and expand into new markets.So, how will your business operations benefit from the 5G network? Learn more in our latest blog post!

Are All Anti-Virus Applications Created Equal?

Cyber-crime is one of the biggest growth industries of the tech-age and ensuring that your data, your computer and software stay safe should be a main priority. So, is all anti-virus software created equal and if not, what should you be demanding as standard as part of your anti-virus protection? Learn more on our latest blog post!

OneDrive Vs Dropbox – Which Is The More Secure Cloud Storage Solution?

This post looks at two of the big players in the cloud storage world: OneDrive and Dropbox. We go into detail about the security credentials of both services and give our verdict on which platform should be the go to for cloud storage solution for businesses operating digitally today! Learn more on our latest blog post: OneDrive vs Dropbox!

Should You Be Using A Password Manager?

Forgotten passwords can be inconvenient. This is where password managers come in. They store all of your passwords for you, so you don’t need to worry about forgetting them again, but they can also offer much more than that. A good password manager will also offer to generate secure passwords for you and then store them for ease of use later. Never forget a password again! Learn more in our latest blog post!

The Importance of Keeping Software Up to Date

Our latest post from the NECL IT Blog explains why software updates are essential for your computer and other devices. We give honest, practical advice and guidance on keeping the software on your devices bang up to date and running the latest versions. Click the link above to read more!

Why Small Businesses Should Consider Cloud Based Accountancy Software

Accounting in the Cloud Era Cloud based accounting is basically the same as trad [...]

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