IT Support in 2018 – What do South Wales business owners and IT Managers need to know?

IT Support in 2018 - What do South Wales business owners and IT Managers need to know? If 2017 was the year of upheaval and challenges (the Wannacry virus, Brexit shenanigans, Trump and concerns about Global security), what does IT Support in 2018 have in store for businesses? Before we jump in here let's [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]