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We always keep our customers up to date with the latest cyber security news on our blog, so this time we thought we’d share some top tips to keep your business safe while online. Check out our top five cyber security tips below: Password Management: Password management is a great place to start when thinking… [MORE]

The West Midlands has been chosen to be the UK’s first test area of the high-speed mobile internet, 5G ahead of a national roll out. The 5G internet connection is expected to revolutionise healthcare and public transport, and areas including Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton will receive up to £75m worth of public investment to develop… [MORE]

On the 1 September 2018, wholesale call rates on traditional ISDN networks increased, encouraging many businesses to move to VoIP systems. These price rises are only just the beginning as BT will also be phasing out and closing their PSTN and ISDN networks by 2025. These changes are in response to the ever changing industry… [MORE]

This September, BT will be changing their pricing schemes which will have a significant effect on their customers. Services including line rental, internet and other certain add-ons will be hit with different cost increases. The last major price rise announcement was released in November 2017 which came into force in January 2018 and mainly focused… [MORE]

The Section 124S of the Communications Act 2003 is coming into force on 1 October 2018, and we will be required to give our customers the ability to limit the cost of their bill and we will have to notify our customers when that limit is likely to be reached. The new legislation requires that… [MORE]

Thousands of debit card holders in the UK were charged twice for debit card payments following a system glitch. An error occurred with a particular card terminal, Cardnet which is run as a joint venture between Lloyds Bank and First Data. Customers hard-earned money came out of bank accounts twice but transactions only showed up… [MORE]

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter have reportedly removed and suspended a number of accounts following inauthentic and manipulating behaviour. The accounts, which were located in (yes, you guessed it) Russia and Iran, were removed after Chief Executive and big boss at Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg identified them as being misleading. More than 650 Facebook pages… [MORE]

Those pesky cyber criminals are getting so much more creative with many reports of new malicious malware and plenty of those annoying scam emails. Many organisations have recently been challenged with an increase of spoofing emails too which makes it much more difficult to pick out the scams, but Microsoft is one step ahead… In… [MORE]

The FBI has warned of a potential worldwide ATM hack which could see millions withdrawn from banks in a major operation conducted by those pesky cyber criminals. A confidential alert has been sent to banks warning of the so called ‘ATM Cashout’. In a report, the FBI advised that the hack could be imminent and… [MORE]

Important health records and other medical documentation were at risk of ill health due to a security bug! The records of almost a whopping 100 million patients were put at risk following major security issues on the popular patient management system, OpenEMR. The platform, which is one of the world’s most widely used platforms within… [MORE]

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