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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 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.

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!

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!

Password Protection – The Importance of Secure Passwords

Why Simple Passwords are No Longer Sufficient! Coming up with new and suitable p [...]

The Increasing Importance of Data Backups

There are various ways to back up your data. There are even more reasons why you should back up your data. Data backups and recovery assistance is a big part of our IT Support offering here at NECL. Read this blog post to learn more about the importance of data backups - and gain some practical guidance on how you can better secure your data.

Tips for Avoiding Online Scams in Small Businesses

Running a business isn’t easy. The odds are always going to be stacked against entrepreneurs and surviving as a small business is a constant challenge. Many small business owners assume that they won’t be targets because of their relatively small profile. However, we are discovering that small and medium-sized businesses are just as likely to be targeted by scammers.

What we can all learn from the NHS cyber attack.

Computer Security I think we have all noticed the recent news about the NHS and [...]