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Is a password enough

Is a password enough? Security is a balance between usability and protection, A truly secure computer is in a physically locked box with no power, but that's not practical. People need to use the systems and that is when the problems start both for people who want...

Are you at risk from data pirates?

Are you at risk of the data pirates? We used to think of viruses as something malicious created for no other reason than to do damage. Most virus attacks were untargeted and caused by bad practice and were reasonably easy to protect against with good working practice,...

Choosing Your Printer

Firstly you have to ask yourself, what are my current and future printing needs? Do I print a lot of photos and images, or is it more text documents that I print? To gain a more simple understanding of why these simple questions are important to answer before choosing...

Mobile Broadband: 3G Vs 4G

A hot topic for many people in today’s society is: why cant I get any 3G service here? This is due to coverage of 3G mobile internet only being required to cover 80% of the population, while 20% of the nation is left in the dark. This causes a real problem for some...

Solid State Drives Should You Upgrade?

Solid state drives or SSDs are beginning to replace hard disk drives (HDD), and many of you will not understand the difference between the two. However there is a big difference between the two, and not just the price.  Despite the fact that an SSD drive with a...

Passwords Are Important

Password Advice One of the problems with passwords is that users forget them. In an effort to not forget them, they use simple things like their dog’s name, their son’s first name and birthdate, the name of the current month- anything that will give them a clue to...