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Our view on GDPR…stop the panic

GDPR is the word on everyone’s lips, and here at Microbyte we’re getting asked about it a lot. Many of you are worried about the hefty 4% fine for offending companies, but if you’re already taking data seriously, there’s no need to panic. General Data Protection Regulation will come into effect next May, but most…

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How much are you doubling up?

As IT partners working with a huge number of businesses across key sectors we are in a unique and privileged position. Not only do we have detailed knowledge of our clients’ operations, but we also have a special insight into their business processes and operations. It’s always fascinating to see how the pieces of the…

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Ransomware: The Threat Is Very Real

  Above is a screenshot from one of the latest ransomware strains, dubbed ‘Jigsaw’. The image above is one that is being used in ransomware attacks. Terrifying? Absolutely, but not just because of the disturbing image used; not because of the cocky, brazen tone that has been adopted – but because of the damage that…

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Making History: Modernising IT at Burghley House

Microbyte are pleased to announce that they have been selected by local historical landmark, Burghley House to modernise their current infrastructure. After a recommendation from Stamford based design consultants D-Squared, we have begun the long journey to bring the 16th century country house into the 21st century. The existing system was disjointed; relying fully on…

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Should you be Monitoring Employee Internet Usage?

In a digital age where we are all glued to the internet, whether that’s for our work life or personal life, the lines are blurring when it comes to tech and what is and isn’t allowed during our 9 to 5. Whilst the internet is a necessity for many of us in order to get…

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3 Occasions You Should Be Using A VPN

You may think that because you are a law abiding citizen and/or because your business isn’t big enough, there is no need for you to be using a VPN, or Virtual Private Network – but you would be wrong. There are a number of activities that we undertake each day that have the potential to…

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8 Ways to Keep Your Email Secure

8 Ways to Keep Your Email Secure

Another day, another hacking story. From celebrity data leaks to multi-million pound breaches by global corporations. A hacked email account or server means so much more than a password reset. Think about what’s inside your emails, linked accounts, reused passwords, sensitive data, and you’ll see the snowball effect can be devastating. Businesses should make sure…

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How to access your emails remotely

We all have those moments when we realise we forgot to finish something at work before the clock hit 5pm and we had a mad panic as to how we will solve the problem. Gone are the days of rushing back to the office to send that one last email as in today’s digital world…

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