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31 05, 2016

Unleashed Guide to Ransomware

By |2016-10-26T08:45:38+00:00May 31st, 2016|Business Continuity, Security|0 Comments

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is not new and the first cases of CryptoLocker started back in 2013 and most attacks tends to come for outwith the UK.  Ransomware has now become so fruitful that many cyber criminals are now running it as a business!  To the extent of selling lists of infected and vulnerable PC's and Servers to [...]

12 04, 2016

Unleashed Guide to Virus Attacks

By |2016-10-26T08:45:40+00:00April 12th, 2016|Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Security, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why is it that computer users are getting virus attacks by cyber criminals? The short answer is because they can and we make it easy for them. In this article I want to concentrate on Malware or Ransomware attacks. The days of simple malware being developed to cause a bit of mischief have long gone. [...]

17 11, 2015

5 Questions to Ask when Appointing an IT Consultancy Firm

By |2017-04-07T09:56:47+00:00November 17th, 2015|Business Continuity, IT Consultancy, IT Support, Managed Services|0 Comments

So you're thinking about hiring an IT consultancy firm. Great! We hope it was because our last blog gave you the information you needed! In any case, deciding to appoint an IT consultancy firm was just the first step; before you make the leap, however, you should be asking yourself these 5 key questions... Will [...]

21 09, 2015

How to Create a Data Protection Policy

By |2017-04-07T10:23:32+00:00September 21st, 2015|Big Data, Business Continuity, Business Process, Disaster Recovery|0 Comments

Data protection is high on everyone’s wish list – particularly when we are hearing of the sudden outbreak of data leakages recently. One thing you have to bear in mind is that data security is not the sole responsibility of the IT department; it is a whole business function. You have to marry the value [...]

16 08, 2015

10 Reasons Refurbished and Reconditioned Computers are a False Economy

By |2016-10-26T08:45:59+00:00August 16th, 2015|Business Continuity|0 Comments

Those who know me, know that even at my grand old age I’ve been sporting some teenage mouth gear lately.  As such I’ve been having frequent visits to the Orthodontist.  What does this have to do with IT, you ask?  Everything. On my first visit to my orthodontist practice, I needed some x-rays, which I [...]

3 08, 2015

The perils of tape backup

By |2016-10-26T08:46:00+00:00August 3rd, 2015|Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery|0 Comments

Being of a certain age, I have had a relationship with tape most of my life. It started when I was 15, I asked my dad my for a tape recorder for Christmas, I suppose it was my own fault, i should have been more specific! What I really wanted was a tape cassette recorder [...]

19 04, 2014

Exchange 2003: The zombie mail server in waiting!

By |2016-10-26T08:46:16+00:00April 19th, 2014|Business Continuity, Infrastructure, Unleashed|Comments Off on Exchange 2003: The zombie mail server in waiting!

In my last blog I discussed the information security concerns about Microsoft’s end-of-life notice for Windows XP. Let’s not forget however, a key part of many people’s infrastructure is the Exchange 2003 mail server. Unleashed have been working on a number of upgrades for many companies that has really brought this to the top of [...]

25 03, 2014

If you value your information security, then it’s time to buy new PC’s

By |2016-10-26T08:46:16+00:00March 25th, 2014|Business Continuity, Infrastructure, Security, Unleashed|Comments Off on If you value your information security, then it’s time to buy new PC’s

At As I sit in the bar on a fine evening après-ski writing this article, I’m pretty much trying to convey the same attitude to a little unknown problem outside the world of IT as other business owners and managers are. I mean, I can literally close my eyes and absolutely not care what Microsoft’s [...]

24 12, 2012

Why You Should be Worried about Floods

By |2016-10-26T08:46:34+00:00December 24th, 2012|Business Continuity|Comments Off on Why You Should be Worried about Floods

I've had some email templates through that we should send out to our customers (which I'm not saying we're not going to by the way) but the problem is, they're talking about snow days and as the rain pours down for yet another day, I can't see the imminent need to do this... [...]