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Featured Article – Email Security (Part 1)

By cloudss | Dec 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

In this week’s article, which is the first of two parts on what is a huge subject for businesses to tackle, we take a look at some of the important issues of email security and how businesses can try to strengthen this crucial area of their cyber defences. Most Breaches Involve Email Over 90 per […]

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New Phishing Tracker For Office 365

By cloudss | Dec 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Microsoft is launching a new “campaign views” tool in Office 365 that is designed to offer greater protection from phishing attacks by enabling businesses to be able to spot the pattern of a phishing campaign over individual messages. Context and Visibility Microsoft is in a good position to leverage the large amount of anti-phishing, anti-spam, […]

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Real-time Phishing Protection Now Available in Chrome

By cloudss | Dec 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Google has announced real-time phishing protection with the help of improvements to ‘Safe Browsing’ which allow Chrome to check each new site you visit against a safe list stored on your computer and with Google so that Chrome can issue an instant warning if the site is thought to be suspicious or malicious. Phishing Problem […]

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New Google ‘Interpreter’: Real-Time Translator For Your Mobile

By cloudss | Dec 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Google has announced the rollout of its “interpreter mode” real-time translator on Assistant-enabled Android and iOS phones worldwide. A Back and Forth Conversation Google says that interpreter mode means that you can now use your mobile phone to have a “back and forth conversation with someone speaking a foreign language”. In fact, interpreter mode comes […]

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Tech Tip – Read Without Distractions

By cloudss | Dec 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you need to read a web page without the distractions of adverts or unwanted recommendations, Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 provides an easy way to do this. – In Microsoft Edge (top), click on the “Reading View” icon (open book symbol). – Alternatively, type Ctrl+Shift+R.

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Featured Article – How Does Encryption Work?

By cloudss | Dec 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Encryption comes from the age-old science of cryptography.  In the digital world of today, encryption refers to using electronic devices to generate unique encryption algorithms which essentially scramble messages and data making them unintelligible to anyone who tries to intercept them, and also to provide an effective way to lock our electronic devices. Using Encryption […]

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Facebook’s New Tool Allows You To Port Your Photos & Videos To Google

By cloudss | Dec 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Facebook has announced that it is releasing a data portability tool that will enable Facebook users to transfer their Facebook photos and videos directly to other services, starting with Google Photos. Why? Facebook acknowledged in its white paper (published back in September) that under GDPR currently, and under the California Consumer Privacy Act rules next […]

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Over Half of Businesses Don’t Respond To GDPR Requests On Time

By cloudss | Dec 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The results of a survey by Talend show that 58% of businesses worldwide fail to address requests from individuals for a copy of their personal data within the one-month time limit as required by GDPR. Bad, But Better Than Last Year The survey, which involved 103 GDPR-relevant companies across the globe (84% of which were […]

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Record Levels Of Carbon Dioxide Emissions

By cloudss | Dec 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Global Carbon Project reports that carbon dioxide emissions, which are linked to climate change, extreme weather events and rising oceans haven reached record-breaking high levels this year. Emissions High But Rate of Growth Slowing New papers published in “Earth System Science Data,” “Environmental Research Letters” and “Nature Climate Change” contain the predictions from Global […]

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Tech Tip – Easy Timer In Google

By cloudss | Dec 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you need to complete a piece of work in within a certain time, or you’ve got a call to make or meeting to go to in an hour or two, there’s an easy timer reminder (and stopwatch) already built-in to Google. To operate the timer: – Type “start a timer” into Google. – Choose […]

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