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Welcome to the HBC blog! We hope you enjoy reading our posts about different aspects of IT services and solutions, as well as news and information from the company which might be of interest. Our aim is to keep you updated with the latest news and trends from the world of IT solutions.


Why your business needs a disaster recovery plan in place

Date: 12th November 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

When setting up a business no doubt health and safety and other risk assessment areas will have been given a great deal of consideration but what about the risk to your business if your IT system were to fail?

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I don’t have an IT team but need IT support – can you help?

Date: 24th October 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

Many companies don’t have the capacity or the budget to run a fully qualified IT team full-time, yet still have all the usual IT needs including computers, phone lines and automated business systems such as payroll or HR.

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I’ve suffered a cyber security issue – what do I do?

Date: 24th September 2018
Author: Graham Barnes

As a business, being subject to a cyberattack can cause a multitude of problems from legal issues, to data breaches and loss of reputation. It could even mean the end of the business altogether if the customers lose faith as a result.

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Five tips to help keep your business cyber secure

Date: 28th August 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

Cyber security is a real concern for all businesses as we move towards a more and more online-focussed world. The internet brings a great number of opportunities for all businesses to reach more audiences and grow globally, but at the same time it opens up the business to potential cyber-attacks.

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Should you be using cloud services for your small business?

Date: 16th July 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

It could well be a great option for you. Cloud services have revolutionised the way businesses operate and make it much easier to access business data from anywhere in the world. It also provides added security if anything were to happen to your physical business premises.

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How to protect your business data from an IT disaster

Date: 13th June 2018
Author: Graham Barnes

With today’s modern way of working, many businesses now rely on cloud-based computing to store data and have staff working remotely, so if a business premises were compromised, then the business would still be up and running.

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Why Charities Need IT Support

Date: 30th May 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

As charities rely heavily on data to keep in touch with all their supporters and fundraisers, good IT support is a vital aspect for any charity. And with the new GDPR regulations about to come into force, having up-to-date IT systems is more important than ever. Here are a few key reasons why charities need IT support:

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What does good IT support look like?

Date: 26th April 2018
Author: Graham Barnes

People talk about IT support all the time, normally when something goes wrong – so what exactly does good IT support look like and what should you expect as standard from your own support team and provider? IT support comes in many guises, from remote assistance, to on-site care and maintenance of the server room – but there are certain standards and expectations which all IT support providers should be maintaining.

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How do I make sure my business is GDPR compliant?

Date: 13th March 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

With the deadline for complying with the new GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation – coming up quickly, businesses are now rushing to check whether or not they are compliant. The new EU law will come into force on 25 May 2018 and will change the way companies are able to store, secure and manage personal data.

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