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Ransomware- All You Need To Know

Tuesday, 15 September 2020 Wiktoria Niedbala , In: Technical

Ransomware- All You Need To Know

Ransomware is still a serious threat to cyber security, costing companies and organisations over £120 million this year. The current climate creates new opportunities for ransomware attackers, including the fear surrounding COVID-19 and time pressures placed on health-care workers. This article will discuss all you need to know about the file-encrypting malicious software and how to mitigate its threat.

 

Benefits of Business Hosting

Thursday, 13 August 2020 Wiktoria Niedbala , In: Technical

Benefits of Business Hosting

Business hosting is a service that allows individuals and organisations to make their websites accessible online. To publish your website on the World Wide Web, it should be hosted to maintain and protect it. To avoid security breaches and problems with your site's functionality, it is important to have an expert technical team on-hand to manage the hosting of your website. Hosting can be managed by an agency like Blue Frontier, or internally - depending on your resources and internal expertise. 

How Cloud Technology is Transforming Healthcare and the NHS

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 Amy Godfrey-Bawden , In: Technical

How Cloud Technology is Transforming Healthcare and the NHS

Cloud computing has revolutionised the way many businesses access and store their data. While many companies are advocates for the cloud, whether the healthcare industry can safely benefit from cloud solutions has been a topic of debate for many years. Find out how the NHS is keeping patient data secure on the cloud.

Cyber Security – Protecting Against Emerging Threats

Friday, 22 May 2020 Amy Godfrey-Bawden , In: Technical

Cyber Security – Protecting Against Emerging Threats

While many businesses have protective measures in place to manage security threats in ordinary circumstances, it is pertinent to consider how the current climate poses new challenges and opportunities for cyber-criminals and hackers, including the fear surrounding COVID-19 and the sudden increase in remote working.

A Day in the Life of a Security Analyst

Tuesday, 21 April 2020 Nick Layton , In: Technical

Brandon Akal and his journey to becoming a security analyst

A Day in the Life of a Security Analyst

Brandon Akal's security journey has taken him from rural South Africa via the mountains of Afghanistan to the south of England. Helping to set up a network in a desert was one challenge, but IT security throws up many different scenarios and thanks to his experience and knowledge, he has an opportunity to help businesses manage and protect their data.

Tips And Tricks On Working From Home

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 Wiktoria Niedbala , In: TechnicalDigital Marketing

Tips And Tricks On Working From Home

Once a luxury, now a norm. Protective measures around the world are being taken after the outbreak of Covid-19. Companies everywhere have rolled out mandatory remote work, which can be a drastic change to what most employees are used to.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Shape the Future

Monday, 16 December 2019 Amy Godfrey-Bawden , In: Connected HealthTechnical

How Artificial Intelligence Will Shape the Future

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a rapidly developing and advancing technology whereby machines have the capacity to learn from the data they gather. With AI systems being developed for use in healthcare, education, the workplace, and more, how drastically will AI shape the future?

Security Woes – a Concern for Everybody

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 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 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 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.

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