The Cambridge Analytica files: An introduction

By on March 26, 2018 in Blog, General, Internet, Security, Topical

The greatest scandal in its history has hit Facebook, wiping more than $36 billion off its share value and prompting users to delete their accounts in their droves. It goes even further than data and privacy worries, though, amid claims the foul play in question could have influenced the results of globally important democratic votes (including the Brexit Referendum and the 2016 US Presidential Election).

New iOS update allows battery throttling to be controlled

By on February 27, 2018 in Blog

Apple has rolled out the beta version of iOS 11.3, the latest in its long list of mobile operating systems. Whilst a smaller update such as this wouldn’t typically generate large-scale interest, a new feature that concerns battery throttling has caught the attention of developers and everyday iPhone users alike.

Everyone is talking about the GDPR. Are you ready for it?

By on January 25, 2018 in Blog, Company news

By now you will have heard the buzz around the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) regulations coming into effect on 25th May 2018.  As we settle into the New Year, this has become a hot topic as companies large and small adjust their processes and policies for the change. If you are feeling daunted by the prospect of reading the small print regarding how to become fully GDPR compliant, then now is the time to act. We are here to help get your business ready.

Three New Year’s resolutions for you and your tech

By on January 25, 2018 in Blog, Topical

For many, 2017 will be remembered as the year of the tech scandal. Some of the highest profile companies blotted their PR copybooks with everything from simple bad practice to full-scale professional negligence. From Uber’s data breach (and subsequent cover up) to social networks having to explain their impact on global elections, there were many occasions where ashen-faced spokespeople had to face the cameras and confess.