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So far Tim Knibbs has created 11 blog entries.

OnDMARC, Get Set Go

How you can protect your brand Your brand is really important right? So is the domain name you send your emails from. This is an integral part of your brand. Can you prove an email you sent came from you and not someone impersonating your domain? Email is widely used not only for business and personal communications, but also by automatic systems that send you notifications and reminders triggered by your online activity. However, email is surprisingly vulnerable to impersonation attacks and online fraud. The origin of its vulnerability is that the information displayed in the “from” and “to” [...]

2021-03-09T12:11:16+00:00By |

12 Point Security Review

How secure are you? Let us do a full 12-point security review of your systems to see what can be improved. 1.              Check security of usernames and passwords. 2.            Check security of the Internet connection at your office. 3.             Check security of your PC/MAC devices. 4.            Check security of your servers. 5.             Check safety of working from outside of the office. 6.            Check security features of platforms in use. 7.            Check email security. 8.            Check security awareness of staff. 9.            Check security of your data. 10.         Check office physical network security. 11.           Check office wireless network security. 12.         Check [...]

2021-02-18T10:47:16+00:00By |

Are you safe when working remotely?

We all want to be able to work from anywhere, but this does mean that staff can be out of sight and it is really easy to extend home working and introduce additional weaknesses to security. After all you don’t put a lock on your front door but leave the back door open. These principles apply regardless of whether you have your systems and data on a cloud, on your premises or a combination of both. We've put together a whitepaper on what you need to consider when working away from the office. Download your copy today. [...]

2021-02-11T10:42:50+00:00By |

WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram – are they secure?

WhatsApp recently changed their privacy policy and rival apps Signal and Telegram saw a huge surge in user registrations as people switched to different platforms. Let's do a comparison of the three contenders. WhatsApp is based in the USA, this free messaging app is available for Android and IOS devices. There is also a web version, although this does require the phone version to be connected on the WiFi which is a bit of a pain. Some businesses use WhatsApp to communicate with their customers. WhatsApp was started in 2009 and acquired by Facebook in 2014. Telegram was launched in Russia [...]

2021-01-22T16:05:29+00:00By |

2021 Productivity Guide

Finally, we’ve waved goodbye to 2020. The year that will go down in the history books for that catastrophe of epic proportions. And we know, this new year may not see us waving goodbye to the virus, but at least we’re all a little more used to this new way of living. So with the relief of this new year, there also comes the annual kickstart. A boost in motivation when it comes to our health, our habits, and of course, our work. As a business owner or manager, it’s likely you will be setting yourself more goals than the [...]

2021-01-21T14:34:41+00:00By |

How secure is your email?

Just how safe is your email really? Are you protected from malicious attachments and links in emails? Do you know how to spot phishing emails? Are you kept up to date with latest phishing methods? Is your brand safe from email spoofing and impersonation, protecting the integrity of your online presence? Can you share sensitive information with people away from prying eyes? Do you know the answer to any of the above? If not, we need to talk about security. Let's face it, it's a jungle out there. Bad people out there are trying to gain access to data all [...]

2020-12-09T18:23:05+00:00By |

Sharepoint for Collaboration

How SharePoint makes remote working easier Right now we’re all looking at hybrid setups. The perfect technology that allows you to collaborate and work efficiently, whether you’re working from home or at your workplace. We think SharePoint could be the perfect solution for your business. And we’ve created this new video to tell you why.

2020-06-09T15:04:53+01:00By |

Preparing for the end of lockdown

The more you prepare now for the end of lockdown, the easier it will be So lockdown is still in force right now. But have you started planning yet, for when your staff can return to the workplace? It's going to happen at some point. And the more you plan and act now, the easier it will be. There are three areas to consider: Your people, especially if you end up with a mix of some at the workplace, and others still working from home The equipment they use. Laptops are still difficult to buy with limited supplies. But [...]

2020-05-07T14:37:11+01:00By |

Coronavirus Urgent Advisory

We’re helping every person and business in our service area to stay safe, by issuing this urgent advisory. Hackers have become very creative in the last few weeks, leveraging the Coronavirus to target people. We’ve seen a massive surge in attacks. So we’ve compiled a list of some of the most recent scams dreamed up by hackers and phone fraudsters. Fill in your details here to get this urgent advisory emailed to you NOW.

2020-04-22T14:04:29+01:00By |

Video Calling Guide

How to make your team’s video calls easier and less stressful Another useful work from home guide from Knibbs. Video calling and conferencing has exploded since most of us had to start working from home. And we’re getting so many questions about it every day. Such as: Which platform should I use? I read that Zoom and Houseparty aren’t safe… are they? How can I make video calls and conferences less stressful for me and my team? So we’ve pulled together a guide to video calls and conferencing while you’re working from home. Discover which platform is right for [...]

2020-04-30T10:48:05+01:00By |