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Keep up to date with our news including client wins and other significant changes to our business. In this section, you can also see any events we are involved with.

20 Apr 2017

The Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017 is published by the UK Government

The latest UK Government report details that nearly half (46%) of all UK businesses have identified at least one cyber security breach or an attack in the last 12 months. This only reinforces the fact that cyber crime is not going away, hackers are … Continued

30 Mar 2017

5 IT Security Mistakes That Businesses Often Make

Computing technologies are constantly changing. Securing IT systems in this environment is challenging, especially for small and midsize businesses. They often do not have the time or resources to keep up with technological changes, the latest security threats, and the … Continued

30 Mar 2017

Protecting Data – What are my Backup Options?

Data is a valuable yet vulnerable asset for companies of all sizes. To protect your data, you know that you need to back it up regularly. That way, your company will be able to recover from a cyber attack, equipment … Continued

17 Mar 2017

St Albans Chamber of Commerce achieves Cyber Essentials

The St Albans Chamber of Commerce has been spearheading the campaign to build business awareness about the threat of cyber attacks to its members over the last year, often joining forces with other local chambers to run educational seminars. Assign-IT … Continued

16 Feb 2017

Assign-IT Presents at Wenta’s Cyber Security Event

Wenta is an independently funded not-for-profit organisation which supports small businesses and start-ups. Keen to build cyber security and data protection awareness of its members, it arranged a seminar, inviting experts from a number of fields to speak and share … Continued

16 Feb 2017

Is your Webcam Spying on You?

Spying on people through their computers’ webcams might sound like a trick you would see in a James Bond movie, but it is a real threat in this digital age. Hackers and government agencies have been caught doing it! While some hackers spy … Continued

16 Feb 2017

The 7 Most Important Data Files You Should Back Up Nightly

While regular backups are an important part of any disaster recovery plan, not every data file on your system is mission critical. It’s always good practice to back up your systems daily, but this often doesn’t happen. Whether because of … Continued

16 Feb 2017

9 Windows Keyboard Shortcuts That You Will Actually Remember and Use

There are hundreds of keyboard shortcuts that you can use while working within applications on Windows computers. Trying to remember which shortcut does what in each application can be difficult. However, there are some shortcuts that work across many Microsoft … Continued

05 Jan 2017

5 Ways to Protect your Data in the Cloud

Is your data protected in the cloud? Cloud computing is now the norm — 95 percent of businesses worldwide are using at least one cloud service, according to a 2016 study. While there are many services that fall under cloud … Continued

05 Jan 2017

11 Ways to Secure your Business’s Wireless Network

Here are eleven ways you can secure your business’s wireless network. Hackers within range can access it and infiltrate your network if a wireless network is not properly secured: 1. Use a Strong Password for Your Wireless Router’s Administrator Account Many … Continued

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