What would you do if you saw…

...something that looked like this: This type of message had landed in a handful of staff at a company that had called us for help. Unfortunately for the individuals that clicked on one of the links, their woes were just about to start. The above "phishing" message...

Why you should prioritise your cyber security

Recently, we moved one of our customers to the cloud which helped them save money over their previous IT provider, gave them better tools in their office and secured their office network.  Great win! At the same time we recommended that steps were taken to secure...

What’s in a password?

Almost every day you are likely to hear some mention of Cyber Crime, whether this is through fraud or websites being compromised. The clear message is that there is now a lot of data that appears to be getting stolen. Some of that data could be extremely...

What is Malware, how it works and how to remove it

The term malware is a contraction of malicious software. Put simply, malware is any piece of software that was written with the intent of doing harm to data, devices or to people. When you hear talk of viruses, Trojans, spyware and the like, what you're really hearing...

Pains, trains and not using the automobiles

The film starring the late John Candy was, depending on your film taste, funny. The current rail situation in the north, for those that use it, is anything but. In order to introduce new train services and cope with demand for the future, the biggest timetable shakeup...

Start Digital Stay Digital

YouCloudIT are all about digital transformation for medium and small business. However…we urge all new start-ups DO NOT GET INVOLVED IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION!! Get it right from the outset. Start digital and stay digital. 56% of new small businesses fail in the first...

Not all wireless is secure

Privacy and security issues never seem to be out of the news - whether it be high profile data breaches, or our personal information being shared with organisations. Home automation being used by criminals or private CCTV footage being publicly broadcast. Wireless in...

A history of Cloud Computing

A History Of Cloud Computing The history of cloud computing starts way back in the 1960’s, when an ‘intergalactic computer network’ was first suggested, and in recent years the technology has served to shake up both enterprise IT and supplier landscape. Over the...

New Game, New Rules

There are two important things happening right now that when combined have a powerful impact on business. They are the ‘Subscriber Economy’ and the ‘Gig Economy’. The Subscriber Economy is the fast-growing trend towards paying monthly for a service instead of...