The latest updates from the Computer Geeks team.
2017 saw a difficult year for ransomware: WannaCry exploited Windows SMB flaw to infect over 200,000 computers in a 4 day period to the tune of up to £3 billion. NotPetya extorted up to £229 billion by posing as a Ukranian tax software update and exploiting the same...read more
“Digital disruption is real. To survive, companies need to embrace and accelerate…The world’s most admired and best run businesses use IT for their competitive advantage” Ritu Jyoti, IDC Research Director Businesses need to be flexible in order to thrive...read more
An Exciting Time For Geeks It’s been an exciting and busy few months for the Computer Geeks team, as the company continues to grow. Last month saw a hive of activity in the Geeks office as an array of cameras, lights and production staff joined the Geeks team with the...read more
Computer Geeks, has announced it has become a Microsoft Authorized Education Partner (AEP), demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft academic customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft AEP authorization, partners must...read more
Remember HeartBleed? You will probably remember it if your company was hacked in the five years before the world was notified of the issue. The worrying thing is that the HeartBleed vulnerability was a well-known and beloved part of the hacking community, and yet it...read more
You are probably going to roll your eyes at some of these security practices because in this day and age they are considered common sense. Nevertheless, they are an important part of your IT security best practices which both you, your business, and your IT...read more
Shockwaves were sent across the UK in 2016, when the public voted against staying in the EU. This was a shock that sent ripple effects across the business world, affecting various industries. Volatile fluctuations in the value of the pound have been experienced since,...read more
The fact is that security testers could write a book on the many things you can do to protect your company from a data breach. What is special about the tips in this article is that they are all unnervingly effective if they are implemented and enforced, plus all...read more
You are probably tired of reading about how flexible working is fantastic because it lowers costs and so on, but articles rarely enter into specifics. This article breaks down the idea of flexible working and presents the benefits of each variation. Flexible Working –...read more
The last few years have seen a significant increase in the cyber security challenges threatening businesses of all sizes. There are many examples of the rising level of cyber crime impacting organisations. However, while large businesses have the budget to invest in...read more
The IT outsourcing industry has experienced exceptional grow over the last three years due to the cloud services that they can offer their clients. Past trends and figures from previous studies indicate that cloud-based outsources are still growing due to the benefits...read more
IT Service Providers in the UK cater for a wide range of industries including government and service industries. The UK is a critical market for outsourcing and depending on how Brexit plays out it could have a huge impact on UK businesses and what they need from...read more
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