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Clients do some peculiar things-but I guess there are possibly some very familiar scenarios in the following that do not apply just to clients.

Disk crashes, out of date backups, emailing large files, corrupt memory sticks.....havce we seen all t...
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In today’s world, every day seems like a ‘cloudy’ day. Social media, articles, video clips and other such mediums are all full of the whats and whys of the cloud.

Now we can learn the how – how we can implement the cl...

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Watch out

by Leo Waldock on 12.11.2014 14:34

This Christmas I am confident we'll see the first swell of wearables as an expensive stocking filler.

I am talking about the likes of the Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch that cost £160-£170 or the slightly more expensive Motorola Moto 360 ...

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Hard drive resurrection

by Leo Waldock on 11.11.2014 22:33

Last week I was a sad sight, all weepy and pathetic as my sick hard drive was couriered off to Amsterdam.

And now I have it back.

Or rather, I have my data back, which is the thing that really matters.

Seagate Recovery Services revi...

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81% of large businesses and 60% of small businesses - that was the percentage of businesses which suffered an information security breach according to the last BIS Information Security Breaches survey, published in May 2014. Have those numbers gone ...

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Halloween Hard Drive

by Leo Waldock on 02.11.2014 23:28

Although we have started November I am going to pretend the weekend counts as the end of October, and in that light I am going to end the month with a tale of woe.

In part I want to tell you a cautionary story so you learn from my appalli...

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Microsoft has bowed to the inevitable and pulled the plug on the awful Windows 8.1, however it took the world by surprise when it announced the next version of Windows will be called 10 rather than 9.

You can read an oversight of Windows 10 h...

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We’re launching our update to Audit Insights: Cyber Security today, with a panel session at the Parliament and Internet conference. And our key message is that businesses are improving their cyber security - but not fast enough. The gap b...
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Apple and Google have managed to outrage James Comey, the current Director of the FBI. I imagine Microsoft and BlackBerry will add to Comey's woes and to this I say 'Good, pile it on boys.'

The source of the grief is that the phone companies ...

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This was not the planned blog posting for this week – that has disappeared – along with everything else…!

The iPad crashed and had to be restored to a much earlier point....!