Mark Russell

The End Of An Era

It’s fair to say that since Microsoft started producing software there have been successful and some not so successful operating systems. As technology has advanced so has the need for more up to date and easy to use software that will run high speed applications and complex programs. Released in 2009, Windows 7 is arguably …

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Cheque Please

Since October 2017, the waste accepted for disposal through the Essex council civic amenities sites has changed. Households now find it increasingly difficult to dispose of waste that is produced at home, however this could potentially be from a trader who works in other people’s homes during the week and then disguises his trade waste …

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IT recycling and data destruction for business

Cutting corners will put your reputation at risk

Reusing hard drives can be extremely cost-effective and will also help reduce the environmental impact of destroying and refining the drive. A quick Google search will bring up a plethora of free programmes offering complete data erasure for the hard drives you have accumulated and no longer need. ICEX use software from Blancco, which overwrites …

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Gone Phishing

Making staff aware of security issues should not be a onetime training exercise, everybody needs to be involved irrespective of rank. The staff within your business are the last line of defence; your employees must be able to identify and avoid potentially malicious emails, reducing the threat to your business. Email security training needs to …

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