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So far Luke McCaffrey has created 14 blog entries.

Meltdown and Spectre

Meltdown and Spectre: The first cyber-security threats of 2018 and how to protect against them The first big cyber-security issue of 2018 has landed and you may already be aware of the recently publicised Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities. These affect pretty much all current computers, tablets, smart-phones and possibly many other devices. Along with [...]

So Long 2017, hello 2018

It’s so cliché, isn’t it? But every year us humans look back over the last year thinking about the good, the bad and the ugly wondering where did the year go, but at the same time reflecting on how much has happened. We have never lived in a time where technology is moving so [...]

Fortinet Vulnerability

Fortinet Vulnerability On 7th December, 2017 a vulnerability (CVE-2017-14184) was announced by Fortinet relating to the FortiClient SSLVPN security. FortiClient for Linux, Mac OSX and Windows stores encrypted VPN authentication credentials in improperly secured locations. Regular users may therefore be able to see each other's encrypted credentials. This will affect all users running FortiClient [...]

Welsh Manufacturing businesses embracing the fourth industrial revolution

Welsh Manufacturing businesses embracing the fourth industrial revolution Wales has a long-standing manufacturing history, and many manufacturing firms still operate from Wales, having chosen to buck the trend of outsourcing manufacturing operations to Eastern Europe or Asia. The impact of technology Barclays Corporate Banking have released research¹ on the manufacturing sector and its relationship [...]

Budget Nov 2017

Budget November 2017: On the brink of a technological revolution Today's budget speech from Chancellor Philip Hammond clearly presented a theme of productivity, with announcements abound for the technology industry. He talked at length about the challenges of the future, as well as the significant opportunities that lie ahead. "The world is on the [...]

Office 2007 End of Support is here

Office 2007 end of support is here On October 10th 2017, Office 2007 reached end of support. This means that after ten years, Microsoft will no longer be supporting it. This means that no new software updates, security updates or bug fixes will be released for this version of Office, and that Microsoft and its [...]

Microsoft Future Decoded – Digital Transformation, the 4th Industrial Revolution

As a commercial graduate with a foundation knowledge of digital business processes I jumped at the opportunity to explore digital innovations and technology trends at Microsoft Future Decoded (ExCeL Centre London). In a nut shell, throughout the two days, Microsoft continually pushed the cloud (Microsoft Azure) and the edge (mobile and IoT) and it [...]

The Benefits of a hosted VoIP system

The Benefits of a hosted VoIP system As technology continues to advance, it’s affecting the way in which we do business. Installing phone systems in offices was once one of the most expensive tasks to be undertaken when moving premises, not to mention the monthly bills. This burdensome task became a thing of the past with the [...]

Choosing a Digital Transformation Partner

Choosing a Digital Transformation Partner The technologies being used in a business setting have advanced rapidly in recent years. The current wave of technology being deployed in businesses focuses on improved daily operations, with companies improving their efficiency and level of output significantly. However as technologies such as cloud and VoIP become the norm, [...]