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Windows 7 sets sail for the sunset

Windows 7 was launched in July 2009, which means it’s positively ancient in technology terms, therefore it is no surprise that Microsoft will be dimming the lights on it and removing support for it from January. Microsoft removing their “support” for it, does not mean they suddenly stop seeing it regularly and pack it off…
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13th November 2019 0

Where we can meet up

We love to meet up at networking events with friends, customers and also meeting new people for the first time to hear about their businesses. We have several events that we are already confirmed as attending, maybe we will see you at one or more of these and we can start or continue the conversation!…
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6th November 2019 0

Rapid response to brute force attack saves the day

The Initial Response It was a normal afternoon in the office, until the phone rang from an unknown company, panicking as they believe they have been the victims of a cyber-attack, with no idea on what they should do next or where to turn.    Within a few moments they are speaking to a senior Technician, feeling reassured, realising that they are speaking to a team that could and would assist them.  The basis of this…
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6th November 2019 0

Great day had while out on tour!

On Thursday 17th October we exhibited at the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce’s B2B exhibition held at the Norfolk Showground and a great day was had all round. This long-established event was debuting at the fantastic new venue which provided more room for exhibitors and visitors to engage with each other and which enabled the event…
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25th October 2019 0

Don’t get “Phished”

Don’t get “Phished” ‘Phishing’ is the most common type of hacking attempt in use today. Just a couple of years ago, few people had heard of the phrase, however it’s now in the Oxford Collins dictionary alongside other words we didn’t know we needed, such as Spam and Cybercrime. It is highly likely that you have…
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21st October 2019 0

Microsoft urges Windows customers to patch

IMPORTANT SECURITY BULLETIN Microsoft has urged Windows customers to patch a newly discovered “wormable” vulnerability (similar to the WannaCry malware that spread across the globe in 2017, costing the NHS £92m alone). The flaw is so severe that patches were released for XP and Server 2003, which haven’t been supported for years. The flaw is…
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16th May 2019 0

Open Evening – Recruitment

We’ve launched a new initiative to help recruit vital IT talent, as we continue to grow. Managing Director, Kevin Miller explains: “Due to a sustained period of growth, CSSCloud is actively seeking experienced individuals with a passion for delivering great customer service, interested in working with an exciting and dynamic team.” The Open Evening provides…
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8th May 2019 0

Mobile phones – A new Strategic Partner

As part of our commitment to provide our clients with additional services, we are delighted to announce that we have developed a strategic partnership with a provider of mobile telecommunications. Cedaro are a local Great Yarmouth-based telecommunications provider, offering their customers access to highly competitive business mobile deals. They operate on the O2 network and…
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23rd April 2019 0

Introducing another level of Office 365 email protection

As I am sure you are aware the threat from hackers on your email accounts is constantly evolving and counteraction measures are also being developed to keep them at bay. What is Office365 Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)? Office 365 MFA is a security check that requires an additional verification method to your normal password when logging…
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23rd April 2019 0

Service and Repair enhancements

We are pleased to announce that we have now completed the final part of our structural rationalisation following our merger and have moved the Service and Repair centre from our Oulton Broad shop and combined it with our new custom-built offices at Nimbus House. This has brought all our technical staff under one roof, likewise…
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23rd April 2019 0