Traditionally, the solution was to use a platform like Microsoft Active Directory (AD) – which was designed to connect Windows users to other on-site, Windows-based resources. So the rise of non-Windows IT and the growing popularity of Mac and Linux-based systems created something of a problem: to make AD work with all these unsupported resources,…

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But today, IT support isn’t just about fixing problems: it’s evolved to cover a whole range of complex and strategic needs. It’s about helping you to get the most out of your technology, ensuring that you achieve your business goals, and providing you with a team of tech experts who speak your language, and who…

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Cleaning your workspace

How often should I clean my computer? At the moment, as a minimum, we’d recommend cleaning your computer keyboard with a disinfectant wipe daily. Preventing your keyboard from getting dirty is key to this, otherwise, you’re just transferring direct back to your clean hands. Ensure you’re washing your hands regularly and don’t eat over your…

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It’s a major problem, because for most businesses stolen credentials represent their biggest security risk. But how can you strengthen user logins in a way that doesn’t get in the way of your staff doing their job? The answer is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Because while it’s alarmingly easy for attackers to steal one form of…

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1. Activate Full Disk Encryption (FDE) using Filevault 2 FDE encrypts your hard drive while it’s at rest, so if your computer’s ever stolen or otherwise physically compromised, no one can access your data without your unique recovery key or password. Once you’ve enabled FileVault 2, it generates a recovery key that only you can…

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First, let’s look at what Emergency SOS actually does: It calls emergency services – automatically using the right number wherever you are, which is especially helpful when you’re travelling. When your emergency call ends, Emergency SOS sends a text message with your location to any emergency contacts you’ve set up in the Health app. Finally,…

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