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Why you MUST upgrade to Veeam Backup and Replication v11

May 13th, 2021 by Kris Price Veeam Backup v11 Featured Blog Image

Veeam takes its market leading Backup and Replication software further ahead of the competition and could save your company money; here are our four top reasons why this upgrade is a MUST.

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OVH Data Centre Fire Shows Why Disaster Recovery Plans Are Essential

March 15th, 2021 by Kris Price OVH Fire Blog Featured Image

The largest European web hosting provider, OVH, suffered a catastrophic fire on Wednesday 10th March destroying one of its data centres in France with power supplies to their other three offline until next week. OVH are encouraging affected customers to implement their Disaster Recovery plan.

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Manchester United Football Club hit by Cyber Attack

November 24th, 2020 by Kris Price Football

Late on Friday 20th November, Manchester United Football Club released a statement announcing they had been victims of “a sophisticated operation by organised cyber criminals”.

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Twitter hack highlights dangers of phone spear phishing

August 20th, 2020 by BrightCloud Phone Spear Phishing

Phone spear phishing is a form of social engineering that was used to great effect in the recent high-profile Twitter hack. It’s not a new practice, but the massive rise in remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic has made it far more powerful, and so businesses need to be wary of the threat.

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Microsoft DNS Server Vulnerability Highlights Importance of Patching

July 22nd, 2020 by James Talbot Importance of Patching

A remote code execution vulnerability for Microsoft DNS Server has been scored a maximum 10/10 on the CVSS scoring matrix. This poses a massive risk to businesses around the world and highlights the importance of regular and comprehensive patching.

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Appligo use BrightCloud hosting to develop app to aid the fight against Coronavirus

April 24th, 2020 by Andy Grover Appligo PPE App

One of our application hosting customers, a software start-up called Appligo, have helped Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust launch a custom app to manage critical PPE stock during the Coronavirus pandemic. Following this success, they will be taking a further two Trusts live next week.

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Why 3-2-1 Backup has Become an Ineffective Ransomware Defence

March 31st, 2020 by Kris Price 321 Backup Ransomware Defence

For a long time, the 3-2-1 backup model was considered an effective defence against viruses and ransomware. However, in recent years ransomware has become much more sophisticated and the 3-2-1 backup process has become part of the problem.

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Business Continuity using Microsoft Teams

March 17th, 2020 by Chris Colden Microsoft Teams Blog Featured Image

Many businesses are beginning to advise that staff work from home, however remote working can dent the teamwork and collaboration you have worked hard to foster within the office. This is where Microsoft Teams really comes into its own.

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How to get remote access to your Office PC from home, quickly and cost effectively

March 17th, 2020 by Ray Smith Remote Working Blog Featured Image

Whether your business already has a remote working policy, or the idea of remote working is something entirely new, this blog will help you to understand how you can quickly configure some basic remote access when your users rely on dedicated PCs at the office.

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