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Can your business go green by switching to the cloud?
Switching to the cloud can be one of the ways your business can reduce its impact on the planet. There are many other benefits too – and we’re exploring them in this week’s tech update.
Charging in public places? Watch out for “juice jacking”
Public USB charging ports can be a lifesaver when you’re low on battery. But the FBI is advising us not to use them. We tell you why in our latest tech update.
How to plan a big IT project
If you have business systems that feel like they need bringing into the 2020s, you might be thinking about a major IT project. And that can mean a big commitment – of time, money, effort and headspace. Watch our latest video for the three things to get straight in your mind before you involve the experts.
LinkedIn takes action to tackle fake accounts
LinkedIn is introducing new verification features over the coming months to help tackle fake accounts.
How to start planning a big IT project
A major change to your IT infrastructure isn’t something to be planned in a hurry. So if you’re starting to think about ending it with your current systems and bringing your business into the 2020s, there’s plenty to think about before you commit to another long-term relationship.
Criminals are exploiting AI to create more convincing scams
Cybercriminals are trying to take advantage of AI tools to make their attacks more convincing. That could leave your people at greater risk of falling for scams. This update tells you exactly what you need to know, and how to protect your business.
3 essential security tools for every business
Your data is one of your most valuable business assets. Keeping it safe should be one of your main priorities.
Microsoft 365 makes Multi-Factor Authentication easier
Microsoft is planning to enable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) directly in its Outlook app for many 365 business users.
Make Sure to Back Up iPhone Photos on Your Mac
With new reports of iPhone theft victims being locked out of their iCloud accounts, it’s all the more important that you copy your iPhone photos to a Mac and then back up that Mac.
“Juice Jacking” Returns to the News but Still Hasn’t Happened
Juice jacking—malware installation or data theft after you plug a phone into a public charger—is in the news again. While the recommended precautions aren’t onerous, there are no documented instances of juice jacking happening in the wild.