What is Li-Fi? Li-Fi is wireless communication technology which utilises light to transmit data and position between devices. The technology is like Wi-Fi and the key technical difference is Wi-Fi uses radio waves to transmit data and Li-Fi uses light. This sounds like sorcery, but the technology is nearly 20 years old, in fact the term […]

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Outsourcing IT is a question of trust.  The efficiency gained from outsourcing needs to be balanced with excellent service levels, advice and tutorials where needed.  Get it right and the financial benefit of outsourcing delivers a 3:1 ROI. Get it wrong and the consequences can be disastrous. Potential cyber security threats, General Data Protection Regulation […]

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Introduction Parental controls are software and tools that allow controls on internet use. They are a great way of helping prevent access to unsuitable content online. As a responsible parent we would expect that you have parental controls in place. The discussion on parental controls centres on protecting children, especially those with learning difficulties who are […]

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Coronavirus fears are high.  As a good colleague of mine keeps reminding me people are ‘traumatised’ as they begin to realise the world will never ben the same again. So, what better time for the “bad guys”, those unscrupulous scammers, hackers and spammers to scare people into turning over sensitive personal information or even worse, […]

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Trickbot campaign targets Coronavirus fears in Italy By Sean Gallagher The operators of a Trickbot spam campaign have found a new way to spread their digital infection: by using fears of a biological one. Spam targeting Italian e-mail addresses is playing on fears over the Coronavirus outbreak in that country. The e-mail carries a document purported to […]

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Are your connections who they say they are? This week I received a message from one of my first connections on LinkedIn. I had been connected with this person for a few years. I had done business with the company in question so I clicked through to LinkedIn to read the message.  Imagine my delight, […]

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WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF WORK AFTER CORONAVIRUS Part 2? In our previous post ” the future of work after coronavirus” the overall feedback from employers was “if employees do not want to return to work, what will employers do in this situation?”.  We felt compelled to write this post, What is the future of […]

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What is the future of work after coronavirus? Have you just finished the first day at home with the kids?  If you answered yes, then you are either now drinking heavily or contemplating drinking heavily!  But when the world returns to normal lets ask “What is the future of work after coronavirus?” Keeping the kids […]

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Social distancing On the 16th March 2020, the governments requested we adopt social distancing. Most employers have now activiated their disaster recovery plans and instructed employees to work from home. A bit of background to hacking Each day 300,000 to 400,000 malware, phishing e-mails and other forms of cyber security are targeted at commercial businesses. […]

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Is working from home really working for you? Then keep connected, in control and commute-free by giving your domestic WiFi set up a significant signal boost. As part of the Altus Digital Services network extension package, we’ll turn all of your home’s notspots into hotspots – ensuring you have 100% signal in every room. This […]

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