Blog

We are passionate about the work we do, which is why we regularly research and update our blog with original content to keep you updated with industry news.

Technical

Security Woes – a Concern for Everybody

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 , Posted By: Amy Bennett , In: Technical

Security Woes – a Concern for Everybody

The recent Capital One data breach has sparked concerns over data security. In this article, we look at what businesses can do to help reduce the risk of a data breach.

2020 – The End of Windows 7 Support

Monday, 20 May 2019 , Posted By: Amy Godfrey-Bawden , In: Technical

2020 – The End of Windows 7 Support

The end is nigh for Windows 7. The popular operating system will be completely unsupported by Microsoft from January 14, 2020. As a result, the upgrade to Windows 10 is a must to ensure the protection of your computer. At Blue Frontier, we can guide you through the process.

5 Steps to Take if You’re Hacked

Monday, 13 May 2019 , Posted By: Amy Godfrey-Bawden , In: Technical

5 Steps to Take if You’re Hacked

Being hacked is not only inconvenient but also dangerous, with a variety of potential risks including viruses, spyware, corruption of files, and theft. Follow these 5 tips if you have been hacked, and don't forget to seek expert help.

An Overview of the Cloud Providers AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform

Tuesday, 09 April 2019 , Posted By: James Roberts , In: Technical

An Overview of the Cloud Providers AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform

Businesses are looking to cloud providers rather than on-premise data centres in order to cut costs and increase agility. There are three big players in the market - Amazon with AWS, Microsoft with Azure, and Google with Google Cloud Platform so we took the time to have a look at these cloud solutions and see what was on offer.

A Guide to HTTP 500 Server Error Codes

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 , Posted By: Hayley Clasby , In: Technical

A Guide to HTTP 500 Server Error Codes

Use our helpful guide to diagnose the meaning of your HTTP 500 Server Error Codes to help save time and respond to server problems quickly. Learn to understand errors and follow our simple steps that could have you back up and running in no time.

CCleaner Software Gets Hacked

Monday, 18 September 2017 , Posted By: Marc Whittingham , In: Technical

CCleaner Software Gets Hacked
Popular computer clean-up software, CCleaner, has been released with dangerous malware included inadvertently. Hackers added the malware that has affected up to 2 million users.

Backing Up Your Data

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 , Posted By: Charlie , In: Technical

Backing Up Your Data

Why it's essential that you think about your data backup strategy to maintain business continuity and avoid the impact of data loss.

Google Chrome to Start Labelling Non-HTTPS Sites as “Not Secure”

Friday, 09 September 2016 , Posted By: Adam Futcher , In: Technical

Google Chrome to Start Labelling Non-HTTPS Sites as “Not Secure”

From January 2017, Google Chrome (version 56 and onwards) will begin marking HTTP sites that transmit passwords or request credit card details as “not secure”.

Windows 10 - An End of Year Review

Tuesday, 08 December 2015 , Posted By: Marc Whittingham , In: Technical

Windows 10 - An End of Year Review

Windows 10 has been out for a while now, and has not been without controversy. We have been using it here and there for review purposes, personal use...

Server 2003 Retirement Plans

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 , Posted By: Marc Whittingham , In: Technical

Server 2003 Retirement Plans

Another Microsoft deadline is looming following the deprecation of Windows XP last year, its server equivalent; Server 2003, and all variations are being killed off come July 14th of this year.

[12  >>