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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.

08 Sep 2017

Charities benefit from Cyber-Security campaign to battle cyber-crime

In May this year, the WannaCry ransomware dominated global headlines bringing the reality of cyber-crime to the attention of Boardrooms on an unprecedented scale.  With extensive data, including the Crime Survey for England and Wales, showing an upward trend in … Continued

08 Sep 2017

Cyber Safe Charities

Supporting charities towards greater cyber security It is a sad reality that the charities which play such a large part in our society are increasingly becoming targets, and victims, of cyber-crime.  Through holding the personal information of donors and benefactors, … Continued

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

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