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 |

Working Safe Remotely

With the current situation, it’s critical right now that your staff use their own devices for work. This has a name – BYOD – meaning Bring Your Own Device. But there are LOTS of things to consider, to keep your company data safe on their devices. So we’ve written a brand new guide about it It’s been written for humans not geeks. And it’s an essential read while your team are working from home. We've created this video to help you work safe remotely. Fill in your details below to get this new guide [...]

2020-04-14T09:35:24+01:00By |

Microsoft Announces New, Integrated ‘Office’ Suite App For Mobile Devices

Microsoft has announced that it is working towards the launch of its ‘Office’ mobile app (currently only available in public preview) which integrates Word, Excel, and PowerPoint mobile apps into a single app. The ‘Office’ Vision Microsoft says that the mobile app, called simply ‘Office’, represents their vision for what a productivity solution would look like if first built for mobile devices. The idea is that users have all their Office documents together in one place, can reduce the need to switch between many different apps, and can reduce the amount of space that they use on their phone compared [...]

2019-11-07T06:14:00+00:00By |

Office 365 Voicemail Phishing Scam Warning

Security company McAfee has reported observing a phishing scam which uses a fake voicemail message to lure victims into entering their Office 365 email credentials into a phishing page. How The Attack Works According to McAfee’s blog, the first step in the phishing scam is the victim being sent an email informing them that they have missed a phone call.  The email includes a request to login to their account to access their voicemail. The email message actually contains an HTML attachment which, when loaded, re-directs the victim to a phishing website. Although there are slightly different versions of the [...]

2019-11-07T06:12:35+00:00By |