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Advanced public Wi-Fi is key, but security is imperative

Connecting to the internet in public spaces is second nature to most of us. Whether it’s in stores, restaurants, shopping centres, or even railway stations, we take to our mobile devices to compare prices, share our latest purchases via social media, find promotions, or just to pass the time. The challenge that tends to confront [...]

July 10th, 2017|

Cyber-Security: A Practical Guide for Your Online Business Protection

Your online business needs just as much protection as a  physical store. Let’s take a look at how to get that protection. Computer security is better known these days as cyber security. It basically means keeping your computer protected from people who want to wreak havoc to its software and hardware. Keeping a very close [...]

June 28th, 2017|

A History of CNS

CNS IT Limited has evolved from the Network Solutions Division of Bray Leino BroadSkill Limited. Founded in 1996 by Steven Fletcher (MD), BroadSkill was established initially to provide a better way for freelance trainers and training organisations to work together. The company merged with Bray Laino in 2006 and is now the UK’s largest supplier [...]

June 19th, 2017|

10 Reasons To Outsource Your IT

As the economic climate continues to bite, it comes as no surprise businesses across the UK are looking to reduce the on-going costs to support their IT Infrastructure. To add weight to this statement Computer Weekly Magazine recently reported that the uptake of outsourced IT support services is increasing by circa 5.9% year on year. [...]

June 5th, 2017|

Improve your internet connectivity with CNS

Where would you be without the internet? Not surprisingly a huge portion of our business day revolves around internet connectivity in some form or other. So much of business today relies on email and the ability to research online, so a stable, fast internet connection is vital. Most businesses will already have an internet provider and [...]

June 1st, 2017|

What are Windows security updates and how do they keep your PC safe?

Recent cyber attacks highlight the importance of keeping your operating system up to date. Discover how security updates work and how to check for updates on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10. The global ransomware attack involving 150 countries around the world has highlighted the importance of keeping Windows up to date. Dubbed Wanna Decryptor, the [...]

May 23rd, 2017|

Microsoft warns ransomware cyber-attack is a wake-up call

"Wake-up call" A cyber-attack that has hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake-up call", Microsoft says. It blamed governments for storing data on software vulnerabilities which could then be accessed by hackers. It says the latest virus exploits a flaw in Microsoft Windows identified by, and [...]

May 15th, 2017|

IT security from the start: 3 ways to make it a business priority

One of the biggest priorities in IT this year will be to finally resolve the ongoing debate: Who is responsible for security? Is it the sole responsibility of IT, or is it a business problem? From my point of view, if you don’t think security is part of your job, you become part of the [...]

May 8th, 2017|

IT Support Services for Large Businesses

Successful large modern businesses in areas such as Chester, Warrington, Liverpool, Wrexham and the Wirral depend on a reliable IT network and infrastructure. Without it, money and valuable time can be wasted increasing the potential threat of losing crucial data files and information and exposing your business to unnecessary risk. At CNS we provide knowledge and [...]

May 2nd, 2017|

How the cloud can benefit your business

Adoption of the cloud can be a complex and sometimes political process due to the multiple options available and also some misinformation pertaining to what cloud actually is, and how it can benefit a business. IT and business stakeholders can be moving in different directions when it comes to cloud implementation, and this can cause [...]

April 24th, 2017|