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Microsoft Removes Support for Windows 1803, 1809 and 1909

Microsoft Removes Support for Windows 1803, 1809 and 1909

Applying patches has always been a key part of a security strategy and vendors like Microsoft have regular patch release cycles to improve security, fix bugs and generally improve their products. Patching remains the single most important thing you can do to secure...

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What and Where is the Cloud?

What and Where is the Cloud?

What is the cloud? The cloud is used as a term for a series of on demand, remote access, subscription services that exist on the internet. One commonly used cloud service is data storage. Instead of storing information directly on your own personal computer or phone,...

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Ninja at the Gateway – The Secrets of your Router

Ninja at the Gateway – The Secrets of your Router

Throughout history, when building homes, villages and towns, people have sought to create a layer of defence or security to maintain their safety and keep the bad guys out. Means of doing this have included locating oneself on a high hill, building boundary walls,...

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Wise up to strong passwords

Wise up to strong passwords

Why are passwords so important? When going about your day, there seems to constantly be a service asking for a password, it feels as if you need one just to change your mind these days. How many passwords do you think you have? How do you remember them all? Or do you...

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Why you need to know about cyber-crime

Why you need to know about cyber-crime

Learning how to avoid being a victim of crime is an important life skill. At school you learn to lock your locker securely and not allow other people to see what the combination numbers are. You would not leave an expensive or favourite coat hanging up unwatched in...

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Keep your wits about you while shopping online

Keep your wits about you while shopping online

DON'T BE A VICTIM TO AN ONLINE SCAM The global pandemic of Covid 19 caused many shops to close and forced people to stay at home more than ever, socialising over Zoom and shopping online. In recent years, there has been an explosion in the growth of internet...

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New Testing as a Service (TaaS) from Aristi

New Testing as a Service (TaaS) from Aristi

Aristi has developed an innovative new managed cyber security service to give businesses and public sector organisations reassurance that they are doing all they can to defend against hackers. Many organisations conduct annual IT Health Checks to identify security...

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