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New browser tracking method leaving you with nowhere to hide

Privacy on the Internet has always been hard to achieve but this new tracking technique could mean even more of your information is out in the open. Yinzhi Cao, a computer science professor revealed a process that makes “fingerprinting” possible across multiple browsers. This process not limited by switching between browsers (e.g. Chrome, Safari, Firefox) [...]

February 27th, 2017|

Your Managed IT Services Provider Checklist

Contact support and peace of mind for your IT and business infrastructure With the exception of workaholics, the majority of us are working 8-10 hours-a-day – unlike our IT networks, which are active 24 hours a day. If your Managed IT Services Provider doesn’t do the same, you’re vulnerable to attacks, system crashes and various [...]

February 20th, 2017|

IT infrastructures then and now

A brief history of IT infrastructures During the 1970’s the production and use of minicomputers became more popular and were used more frequently in the work place. With the rise in popularity there soon became a demand for data exchange that was not only able to be transferred between offices but that could be exchanged [...]

February 6th, 2017|

The benefits of outsourcing your IT

Why your business should consider outsourcing you IT support In-house IT support may seem like the obvious option for any major business as they can concentrate solely on your business’ IT however there are many benefits to outsourcing you IT support, no matter the size of your business. Better Costs Setting up and maintaining in [...]

January 31st, 2017|

The 15 most common passwords of 2016

Are you compromising your IT security? You’d think that the ever increasing ubiquity and improvements in the technology sector in recent years would mean that the general public would have learned the importance of data protection and the significance of having secure passwords. With banking, billing payments and company accounting increasing online based, IT security [...]

January 24th, 2017|

How CNS can help your small business

Outsourced IT support It’s often the case that small businesses overlook the importance of IT support. Sometimes the role of an ‘IT technician’ can fall upon ‘that guy in the office who knows a bit about computers’. If you’ve never thought of outsourcing IT support and you are based around the Cheshire, North Wales and [...]

January 16th, 2017|

6 Tips for Business Network Security

Evolving your business security strategy In this day and age, its not so much the robbers with a swag bag, striped suit and a mask that you need to worry about. Its the ones making their way into your business without ever stepping foot near your property. As IT security experts we know how crucial [...]

January 10th, 2017|

Hacky New Year or Cyber Security and how to achieve it.

Well 2016 was a year to remember or perhaps a year to forget. How ever you viewed the last 12 months, one thing is for certain, the pace of technology hasn’t slowed down and 2016 brought us some amazing tech. Smartphones are getting smarter (when not catching fire), tablets are getting slicker and laptops are [...]

January 3rd, 2017|

Start the new year with an audit of your IT

Christmas is over and the new year is about to start, so get your IT in order. We've all eaten our fair share of food, opened plenty of presents and enjoyed the Christmas festivities but the new year is fast approaching and it's the perfect opportunity to get your business IT in order. 'New year, [...]

December 27th, 2016|

Stay safe whilst Christmas shopping online

With Christmas less than a week away, last minute online shopping is at its peak. For those of us who are working over or up until Christmas, or for those of us who just can't face the busy shops, inline shopping is a huge friend at Christmas. So many of us now use the internet [...]

December 19th, 2016|