BYODs Linked To Security Incidents

A study by SME card payment services firm Paymentsense has shown a positive correlation between bring your own device (BYOD) schemes and increased cyber security risk in SMEs. BYOD Bring your own device (BYOD) schemes / policies have now become commonplace in many businesses, with the BYOD and enterprise mobility market size growing from USD […]

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How to set your “Out Of Office” message using web portal with O365

Step 1: Login to Office 365 web portal Use your office 365 email address and password to login to https://portal.office.com   Step 2: Click the waffle icon in the top right corner Step 3: Click the Outlook icon   Step 4: Click the setting icon top right hand corner of the page   Step 5: Click […]

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How to set your “Out Of Office” message on your iPhone with O365

Step 1: Open the settings of the iPhone Step 2: Scroll down and tap  “Accounts & Passwords” (about half way down the page) Step 3: Tap the office 365 account you wish to enable out of office on. This is the 1st item down in the list on my test phone. Step 4: Scroll to […]

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8 More Security Flaws Found In Processors

Following on from the revelation in January that 2 major security flaws are present in nearly all modern processors, security researchers have now found 8 more potentially serious flaws. Eight? According to reports by German tech news magazine c’t, the 8 new security flaws in chips / processors were discovered by several different security teams. […]

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Tech Tip – Track Changes To Your Word Documents

If, as so many businesses do, you use Microsoft Word, and you have shared documents that others can make changes to, you may find the ‘Track Changes’ feature very useful. By turning on ‘Track Changes’ you can see who has made changes to your document, you can choose which changes to accept or reject, and […]

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Your Computer Data Stored … On DNA?

British scientists believe they have developed a technique that will enable them to store computer files in DNA code. Why? Data storage takes up a huge amount of space. It is estimated that there is now 3 zettabytes (3000 billion billion bytes) of digital data, with more being generated all the time. Also, storage media […]

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New Threat From Fileless Powershell Exploits

Businesses now face the growing threat of fileless hacking and fileless malware attacks facilitated by the PowerShell scripting language that is already built-in to Windows. Surge Reported The latest McAfee Labs threat report shows what an emerging and dangerous threat the exploiting of the PowerShell scripting language has become. Taking the last quarter of 2017, […]

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Tech Tip – Prevent Travel Bag Laptop Battery Wake-Up

Sometimes your laptop can spring into life while still in your travel bag. This can drain the battery. Here’s how to prevent it from happening. On a PC running Windows 10, change the behaviour of the system so that closing the lid causes the system to hibernate instead of sleeping. This means that the system […]

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