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Remote Working guide: How to send a Remote Assistance Invitation

With the current Coronavirus crisis, it’s more important than ever before to stay connected. If you know someone who is experiencing issues on their Microsoft Windows 10 system, or you would just like to show them how to do something, like setting up Skype calls, then remote assistance is ideal. Applications such as WinVNC or LogMeIn…
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New Marketing Apprentice joins virtualDCS…remotely, through the cloud.

Sixteen-year-old Max Elvin joined the team as an apprentice on the 9th March this year and has had a somewhat unconventional introduction to the business. Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, Max had two full working days in the company’s head office in Leeds before virtualDCS decided to temporarily close its doors and commence remote…
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Cybersecurity Crisis Management: Business Continuity, Remote Working & Disaster Recovery during the Coronavirus Pandemic

We’ve talked a lot about viruses before, in relation to malware and ransomware. But we think this is the first time that a biological virus has had such wide-reaching technological impacts. You may have spent the last week or two rapidly transitioning your business online and setting up your whole workforce (where possible) to work…
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Could the cloud relieve the impact of the Coronavirus?

There are many disruptive sides to the Coronavirus spreading globally – personally, professionally and economically, but throughout the crisis what we’re seeing is that the cloud is significantly reducing its impact – from enabling data to be shared instantly between health care professionals to holding virtual classrooms online. The rush for cloud-first IT In recent…
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Email Sandboxing isn’t enough to secure data against a Phishing attack

In the on-going data security war our support team is in the front line, helping many new businesses recover from, and prevent security breaches, including Phishing attacks. We’ve put this blog together as we feel that it is our responsibility to spread awareness of these evolving attacks, in addition to the proactive and reactive methods…
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How to assess your cyber security risk & make improvements

A new report published recently in InformationWeek looks at how enterprises are attacking the issue of cyber security. The report, compiled by Dark Reading and sponsored by ServiceNow, details the top cyber security risks, and the measures currently being used by enterprises to fight these risks, as well as those advised by security experts. ‘How…
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How to protect yourself from Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) insider attacks

Ransomware is evolving. The emergence of open source “Ransomware as a Service” (RaaS) malware packages mean anyone can now be a hacker – and the UK is seeing the fastest growth in these kinds of attacks. After enjoying a 59% decline in ransomware in 2018, the UK saw ransomware volume jump 195% in the first…
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