Cyber Essentials

We take IT security seriously. It’s our job to! We regularly undergo rigorous testing as a business, and are proud to have added to our impressive list of awards, the certification in Cyber Essentials. What is Cyber Essentials? Cyber Essentials is a Government backed scheme. To obtain the certification, we had to prove that we Read More

Smart Top 10 Backup & Recovery Tips

Know your business requirements: How long a company need to keep its backups is based on legal and operational requirements for each type of system. Keeping the backups for longer than required will unnecessarily increase storage costs. Keep IT simple: The most reliable backup systems are the simple ones. Over complicating your backup routine, makes Read More

Cyber Attack

NATIONAL CRIME AGENCY ISSUES WARNING ON GAMEOVER ZEUS AND CRYPTOLOCKER You have probably heard on the news about the impending cyber attack affecting computers in the UK, there’s no need to panic, just follow this simple advice from William Rendell, our Technical Director: “Firstly let’s not panic, this infection is not as new as we are Read More

Security Alert

New Zero-Day Exploit targeting Internet Explorer Versions 9 through 11 Identified in Targeted Attacks Is your business still using Windows XP? Now that Microsoft have stopped supporting this version of windows a major security flaw has been identified. Protect your business and data and speak to us at Smart Computers on how to upgrade your Read More