Protecting Your Online Activities

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

Virtual private networks all perform the same basic service: providing end-to-end encryption for any data sent through them. This encryption does not stop your data from being intercepted … but merely means that the person...

Using Social Media at Work Safely

This page covers social media – as in visiting and using the common social networking sites – and the use of social media as a business tool....

Tele & Video Conferencing

Sometimes, there is no alternative to a face-to-face meeting, but conference calls and videoconferencing provide a highly convenient, non-disruptive, cost effective and environmentally friendly way to communicate without the time...

Supply Chain

As your organisation grows and starts to work with more customers, suppliers and partners, you become a link in one or more complex supply chains. Being a desirable, trustworthy supplier or customer now extends far beyond...

Cyber & Information Security Support

This website is designed to help you – as a small to medium sized organisation – to establish and maintain the appropriate levels of safety to safeguard your  IT systems, devices, business and employees against issues...

Protect Your Website

Whether your business operates an ecommerce or marketing website, it is essential to protect it against attacks from hackers as well as technical failure. The consequences of not doing so include loss of service, reduced revenue...

e Procurement

eProcurement, or business-to-business electronic purchasing, is being adopted by many organisations as a way to reduce transaction costs and improve process efficiency. It requires considerable investment in systems,...

Electronic & Card Payments

These days, virtually all payments made or received by a business are transacted electronically, with cheques having become a rarity and cash normally used only in over-the-counter retail situations. Because of the secure nature...

Mobile & Home Access

Mobile and home working – as in working on other sites remote from the main place of business – is a growing trend, enabling businesses to become more agile and provide more flexible working patterns. Because mobile and home...

The Cloud

Most, if not all organisations now have some reliance on cloud based services, whether for storage, hosted software or delivery of services to customers....

Selling on eBay

eBay is one of the world’s most popular online marketplaces, for businesses as well as private sellers. With millions of unique customers every month, it provides retailers and other businesses disposing of assets with the...

Wi-Fi

Wireless networks have revolutionised the way we work, both in the office, offsite or at home, and when out and about. This page deals with office and home Wi-Fi networks rather than public Wi-Fi / hotspots, which are covered...

Firewalls

The internet is effectively a public network, meaning that any connected device can find and connect to any other connected device. A firewall is a barrier between the internet and your computers or network – preventing...

email

Every organisation relies on email without a second thought, and it is for this reason that it has become such a commonplace method for people to send you unwanted communications that are at best annoying, and at worst harmful to...

Downloading & File Sharing

Downloading is a commonplace and very convenient way to obtain and update software as well as documents, pdfs, video, photos, and other files. Downloading is different from streaming, which is where video, music or sound is sent...

Banking

Online banking is very convenient for businesses but you must protect your password and other login details to prevent criminals from accessing your accounts. Because of the sums of money and frequent transactions involved,...


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