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Email security – keeping yourself safe from modern attacks

Email is an old, simple, yet highly used functional tool of everyday working unfortunately, due to its dated technology (SMTP), email is easily misused and is the primary method for distributing malware, viruses, and phishing attacks. This makes email just …

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Email Spoofing – What is it and how does it affect you?

Spoofing, in IT terms, is a fraudulent or malicious practice in which communication is sent from an unknown source, disguised as a source known to the receiver. Spoofing is most prevalent in communication mechanisms that lack a high level of …

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HDUK on the road – events 2016

HDUK has signed up to attend a number of exhibitions/conferences across the UK over the course of 2016. This year we have included a number of regional events for the legal sector so as to give more people the opportunity …

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Operating in the Cloud offers huge benefits when disaster strikes

Once again we have seen disastrous floods bringing misery to hundreds, if not thousands of businesses and householders in Britain, largely in the north of England and Scotland. Despite millions of pounds being spent on new flood defence schemes insufficient …

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HDUK to exhibit at europe’s largest legal technology conference and exhibition

  Hosted Desktop UK are pleased to announce we will be exhibiting at the ‘British Legal Technology Forum 2016’ at the Old Billingsgate, London on Tuesday, 8th March 2016. Produced by NetLaw Media, ‘The British Legal Technology Forum 2016’ is Europe’s largest …

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Haste Ltd

“The migration process, which we were most concerned about, was exceptionally smooth.  Our guys went home on Friday leaving a creaking on-site server.  On Monday morning, we had a brand new solution with all our data loaded. After a brief bit …

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European Court ruling invalidates Safe Harbour agreement

The personal data of Europeans held in America by online tech corporations is not safe from US government snooping, the European court of justice has recently ruled. The Luxembourg-based court declared the EU-US “safe harbour” rules regulating firms’ retention of …

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HDUK launch new Exchange Control Panel

We are pleased to announce that our new Hosted Desktop Exchange Control Panel is now up and running. As of now, whether you are a customer or a reseller of HDUK Hosted Exchange, you will be able to complete all the …

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New £5000 Government grant for small businesses to boost cyber security

A new scheme to protect small businesses from cyber attacks was announced by Government on the 16th July 2015. Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey outlined how a new voucher scheme designed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) would be …

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Exeter IT firm celebrates five years of growth

Innovative IT firm Hosted Desktop UK (HDUK), a pioneer in cloud computing and winner of the 2015 Express & Echo Small Business of the Year Award, is celebrating five successful years since its launch in August 2010. With over 12 …

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Hosted Desktop UK (HDUK) has recently been awarded the Cyber Essentials Scheme’s Certificate of Assurance, backed by the UK Government, which demonstrates the company’s commitment to providing clients with a secure cloud-based service. The Cyber Essentials Scheme, launched by the …

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How well is your business protected against cybercrime?

Many small business owners pay little attention to their IT security, thinking breaches are unlikely to happen to them, but the threat from cybercrime is growing and it is small businesses that are being targeted. Two-thirds of SME’s do not …

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The Funding Network

“After the transition was complete all we had to do was login and go – talk about seamless service. Since the switch, the support team has continued to provide us with great customer service. They have always been really helpful …

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End of Support for Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Corporation have announced the ending of support for Windows Server 2003 with effect from Tuesday July 14th 2015. After this date Microsoft will no longer issue security updates for any version of Server 2003, if you are still running …

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Behind the scenes – replication the key to data security

Storage Area Networks (SANs) provide block level data storage and are primarily used to enhance storage devices, such as disk arrays, and make them accessible to servers so that the devices appear like locally attached devices to the operating system. …

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