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Can I get some help with Microsoft Teams?

Can I get some help with Microsoft Teams?

Can I get some help with Microsoft Teams?

Since March 2020 and the onset of COVID19, many have adopted Microsoft Teams. In the past weeks we have received numerous “how do I?” requests from users. To answer the most common questions posed, we have collected a selection of videos below

Most of these fuctions require you to donwload the Microsoft Teams app .. which is available from both desktop and mobile here

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Honda global operations disrupted by cyber attack

Honda global operations disrupted by cyber attack

Honda global operations disrupted by cyber attack

You would be forgiven for having missed the news about Honda this week; it being buried under the politics and consequences of COVID 19, but on Tuesday 9th June it was revealed that Honda’s global operations had been hit by a cyber-attack, affecting the company’s ability to use email and access its servers. The company confirmed that work at their UK plant has been halted alongside a suspension of other operations in North America, Turkey, Italy and Japan. They lost at least a days production .. and according to the pinned Tweet @HondaCustSvc they are still having issues. Read More

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How secure is my office Wi-Fi?

How secure is my office Wi-Fi?

How secure is my office Wi-Fi?

A vulnerable route straight into the system.

Earlier this year I sat in a restaurant (remember doing that?) awaiting the arrival of a customer, ready to discuss the final details of a project. Habitually, I was very early; having allowed for traffic, natural disasters, et al, none of which occurred and I therefore had plenty of time to catch up on emails. I asked the restaurant manager if Wi-Fi was available and without hesitation, and a proud little flourish, I was presented a code on the back of a card designed just for the purpose. All very efficient and organised I thought.

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Can I get some help with Zoom?

Can I get some help with Zoom?

Can I get some help with Zoom?

Since March 2020 and the onset of COVID19, Zoom has become the “go to” video conferencing application. As a recipient of a Zoom meeting it is easy enough to work out and you need no special software installs other than the app to get started. If, however you have been asked to host a meeting then some additional requirements come into play Read More

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How do I assess how secure our IT system is?

How do I assess how secure our IT system is?

How do I assess how secure our IT system is?

Common sense isn’t difficult or expensive

There’s often a big difference between perception and reality.  Cyber security is a classic example.  The perception is that it is a form of high tech, complicated warfare.  Acronyms; impenetrable terminology; high profile media stories of boffins fighting to repel the sinister attacks from rogue foreign states.  It’s no wonder we feel this is beyond us mere mortals to understand, let alone do anything about it.

However, the reality is that a lot of cyber crime is relatively low tech and unsophisticated.  Much of it doesn’t even rely on technology; many attacks centre around social engineering.  Cyber criminals have long understood that it’s easier to trick a human being than it is to trick a computer.  Why waste time trying to hack a computer when you can hack a person and get them to click on a dodgy link? Read More

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