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Hang on… you’re STILL not prepared for The 2020 Problem?

From 14th January, Windows 7 is dead. So is Office 2010. And a set of popular server software. Microsoft has killed them off, because they’re no longer fit for purpose. And if you have just one machine in your business still running this dead software, you’re at risk. We believe that hackers who’ve discovered vulnerabilities…
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39D Networking Event January

About 39D and our partners are pleased to invite you to our networking event at The Loughton Club on the 14th January 2020. At this event you will learn about Cyber Security, how to protect private wealth / digital assets, how to improve your social media presence online, and firsthand experience about the work the…
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Your email is your greatest tool. And biggest threat

Your email is your greatest tool. And biggest threat Because we rely on email so much to run our businesses, it’s our greatest tool (no matter how much you might sigh when you see how many unread emails you have). But because there’s so much activity in there. And you can receive emails from anyone,…
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How to face The 2020 Problem like a hero

Christmas is nearly here, and along with all the family get togethers, office parties and mountains of brussels sprouts there’s one thing you can always count on – there will be loads of action movies on the TV. In January, Microsoft is withdrawing support for some of its most popular old business software. This creates…
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Don’t play Russian Roulette with your Windows software in 2020!!

Did you know that many of Microsoft’s much used software will reach ‘end of life’ in January 2020? “What can I do about it?  I don’t want to become a target for hackers and leave my business exposed to viruses and none compliance!!” Sounds scary, particularly as half of businesses in Essex, Herts & Cambs…
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Hackers are targeting your business right now

This is 100% true. Because they are targeting all businesses, all of the time. Whereas once hacking was something done for the challenge and the bragging rights, these days it’s a form of organised crime. Hackers use automated tools that are constantly looking for vulnerabilities they can exploit. This is why it takes just one…
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One dodgy click is all it takes… to give hackers access to your system

The way that hackers work these days, they don’t target specific businesses. It’s very likely they’ve never heard of your business. That’s why most owners and managers think that cyber crime will never affect them. But actually, hackers are targeting ALL businesses, ALL the time. Using automated software to look for weaknesses, and then exploit…
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5 terrifying password stats – that prove your business is at risk

You probably know that cyber crime is a massive threat to businesses everywhere. You probably also know that poor password practice is a major contributing factor in data breaches and hacking attacks… … if not THE major contributing factor. If you’ve already got your password procedures sorted and you’re confident you’re doing everything possible to…
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Windows 7 is dying. Here’s what to do about it

If your business still runs Windows 7, then you need to take urgent action. You see, it reaches the end of its life in January. Along with a load of other popular Microsoft software. And once Microsoft no longer supports software, it becomes irresistible to hackers. This is the 2020 problem. Half of all Essex…
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11 scary signs your business has been hacked. Have you seen any?

We all get frustrated with slow laptops, or when computers start doing strange things. But here’s another way to look at it… What if your laptop is being slow… just because it’s been hacked? And in the background it’s doing lots of things for the hackers (which is why it can’t do things for you).…
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