It’s clear that the age of AI is upon us. ChatGPT, Bing and Google are all developing AI systems that can mimic areas of human behaviour.Read More
What is ChatGPT and what’s all the fuss about?
It’s difficult to read any tech news right now without coming across ChatGPT. It’s in the news, on many tech blogs and is the topic of conversation across the internet.
But what is it? What can it do for you? And is it worth all the hype?Read More
Hackers selling corporate network access for cash
If a single hacker, or hacker group, running amok in your network isn’t bad enough, how about the idea of them selling access to others too?
That’s apparently what’s happening on the dark web.
A recent report from Israeli cyber-intelligence firm KELA has outlined the fact Initial Access Brokers (IABs) are selling access to 576 corporate networks for a total of $4 million.Read More
Tackling the rise in supply chain cyber attacks
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of GCHQ has issued new guidance to help businesses manage the cyber security of supply chains.
Authorities are taking the threat so seriously, they have made the prevention a priority. We all should make it a priority too.
Only 13% of businesses actively review risks presented by suppliers. That’s a tiny number for what is a huge and complex web of suppliers and consumers in the UK.Read More
Cost of living scams on the increase and set to get worse
High Street banks and Citizens Advice are calling for people to be aware of a range of scams.
Scams include phishing emails supposedly from energy companies or Ofgem, WhatsApp messages from relatives who need help paying for a new phone, emails from the Department of Work and Pensions telling you to apply for cost of living payments and others.
As always when things get tough, scammers seek to benefit from it.Read More
Microsoft releases first major Windows 11 update
Microsoft has released the first major update to Windows 11, update 22H2.
We have seen small updates and fixes ever since Windows 11 was released but this is the first major update we have seen.
There is a selection of feature and productivity updates in this new version. We have tested it here and it seems to work well, on our test machine anyway!Read More
Hackers circumventing two-factor authentication – Here’s how
2FA is seen as an extra layer of security to help boost that of usernames and passwords.
It is used across enterprise to help protect platforms from Office 365 to online HR systems or data storage.
But it isn’t quite as infallible as we think.
If you run or manage a network that uses two-factor authentication, you need to be extra vigilant.Read More
Why use Cloud Heroes instead of global players?
The new year has seen a rise in the number of enquiries into cloud communication, hosted desktop, VPS servers and cloud backups.
It gives us great confidence that things are on the right track for recovery and that companies are viewing 2022 with more positivity than the last couple of years.
But why choose Cloud Heroes rather than a global provider?Read More
Celebrating the Best of Bath
Bath has always been very close to our heart; we have lots of wonderful clients in the city, we hotdesk in-between meetings and we’re proud to be supporting TechSPARK’s mission to nurture its growing tech scene. So to be among the finalists for the Bath Life Awards in the brand new Tech & Innovation category is unbelievably exciting.Read More
SPARK Skills Festival, Raspberry Pi and Banana Wi-Fi
After lots of planning and packing, we headed into Bristol last Thursday to take part in the very first SPARK Skills Festival, organised by TechSPARK and held at the Watershed. With us we had the usual suspects – and something a bit more unusual that turned many heads during the day…Read More