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28Apr2016

Unlocked Devices are like Unlocked Front Doors

At our Cyber Security Masterclass in February we experienced something minutes beforehand that seemed almost comical considering the topic that we would be speaking on. We had been setting up our presentation and accidentally clicked on the browser to discover someone’s Gmail account completely open for us to access their emails. We, of course, logged
  • 28 Apr, 2016
  • Amy Staniszewski
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  • cyber security, cybercrime, data, hacking,
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22Apr2016

A Walkthrough of the Office 365 Browser

Sometimes we just need to access things when it’s really inconvenient. You may have left your laptop at home. You may need to quickly access your documents at the weekend. Office 365 makes sure that this is no longer a problem by providing multiple ways of accessing your digital office. One of the really handy
  • 22 Apr, 2016
  • Amy Staniszewski
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  • browser, calendar, delve, excel, Microsoft, Office 365, one note, onedrive, outlook, word,
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13Apr2016

5 Tricks to Make Excel Easier

If you’re using Microsoft Excel day in day out then you probably think you know what you need to know to make your life easier. The problem is that because you’re using it all of the time you have probably got yourself into habits and have ignored things that could help. Below are 5 tricks to
  • 13 Apr, 2016
  • Amy Staniszewski
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  • excel, help, how tos, make excel easier, Microsoft, Office 365, tips, tricks,
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05Apr2016

How Skype Can Benefit Your Business

Skype for Business and Skype for Broadcast are some of the great features that can (dependent upon package) come with Office 365. You may be thinking that it is something that your business just doesn’t need. You don’t need to video chat or broadcast live video to up to 10,000 people but it might just
  • 5 Apr, 2016
  • Amy Staniszewski
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  • broadcast, business, instant messaging, international, live performances, meeting, Office 365, skype, video,
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30Mar2016

6 Tricks for iPhone Photography

One of Apple’s favourite advertising campaigns for their iPhones at the moment is showing you an incredible photograph and stating that it was taken on one of their handheld devices. It seems impossible, but it’s not when you consider the tricks below. Change the Exposure Sometimes when we take a photo on our phone it
  • 30 Mar, 2016
  • Amy Staniszewski
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  • apple, apple watch, camera, iphone, selfie, selfie stick, tricks, tripod,
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23Mar2016

Ransomware: DMA Locker

Cybercrime is causing major problems for businesses everywhere as files are essentially ‘kidnapped’ through encryption and only decrypted when a fee is paid.  ACUTEC has written about ransomware before, but now we have experienced fighting against a brand new strain that is beginning to affect the people we work with. DMA Locker was discovered at
  • 23 Mar, 2016
  • Amy Staniszewski
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  • backups, cyber security. crime, cybercrime, dma locker, ransomware, security,
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17Mar2016

Cyber Crime: What We Know

A few weeks ago we held our Cyber Security Masterclass with the Coventry Chamber of Commerce.  We invited Brandon Madeley from Dell to give a talk on the technical aspects of cyber security as well as Detective Sergeant Gary Sirrell from the Regional Organised Crime Unit to speak about the issues he has trying to
  • 17 Mar, 2016
  • Amy Staniszewski
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  • businesses, crime, cyber security, cybercrime, dell, gary sirrell, hacking, police, protection, rocu, small businesses, threats,
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10Mar2016

5 Things You Haven’t Noticed About Microsoft Word

You probably think you know everything there is to know about Microsoft Word. We all use it every day to produce our documents, but just because we use it all the time doesn’t mean we understand everything that it can do. Here’s 5 things we think that you may not have noticed about Microsoft Word.
  • 10 Mar, 2016
  • Amy Staniszewski
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  • Microsoft, microsoft word, Office 365, productivity, windows, word,
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02Mar2016

The Power of Windows 10

Windows 10 has been out for a while now and we are loving it. It’s easy to use and straightforward even if you are used to using a completely different operating system. If you haven’t upgraded yet then you probably aren’t aware of all of the features that it has to offer. Windows 10 takes
  • 2 Mar, 2016
  • Amy Staniszewski
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  • Microsoft, Office 365, operating system, productivity, windows 10,
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22Feb2016

5 Things You Didn’t Know About PowerPoint

We all use Office and, sometimes Office 365, every day, but we’re that preoccupied with the work that needs to be done that sometimes we can become unaware of the functions of applications that could make our lives easier.  Here’s our 5 things that you may not have known you could do with Microsoft PowerPoint. Go
  • 22 Feb, 2016
  • Amy Staniszewski
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  • Microsoft, microsoft office, powerpoint, presentations, productivity,
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