Technology news

Equipment disposal and GDPR fine risk.

16 Mar , 2019 Privacy items,Technology news

Findings suggest nearly half of businesses do not wipe data from redundant equipment before disposal and nearly three quarters of UK businesses do not have a procedure or process in place for disposing of old IT equipment. Businesses have a responsibility to protect sensitive data. Under GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act if a […]

Is your data backed up?

17 Feb , 2019 Technology news

An average of around 17% of UK businesses do not backup their data. Whilst medium sized businesses are better than this figure, up to 20% of sole traders and small businesses have no backup copy of their data. Even ones that do often it’s a local or USB drive copy which stays in the office.Historically […]

Microsoft Windows 7 end of support.

18 Jan , 2019 Technology news

Windows 7 end of support is coming in one year—January 14, 2020—and Office 2010 will be close behind. According to Microsoft ‘Changes and upgrades in technology are inevitable, and there’s never been a better time to start putting in motion the things you need to do to shift your organization to a modern desktop with Microsoft 365’. […]