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Christmas Closure

By | Arundel, Ashling, Barnham, Bognor Regis, Chichester, Emsworth, Fishborne, Hampshire, Havant, Horsham, Littlehampton, Midhurst, Pagham, Selsey, Shoreham, Surrey, West Sussex, West Witterings, Worthing | No Comments

From all of us at Business IT Plus we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! Our office will be closed from 5.30pm on Friday 17th Dec 2021 & will reopen on Tuesday 4th Jan 2022. If you have urgent IT problems, then please email [email protected] or call on 01243 696953.

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Christmas Donation for 2021

By | Arundel, Ashling, Barnham, Bognor Regis, Chichester, Cyber Security, Emsworth, Fishborne, Hampshire, Havant, Horsham, Littlehampton, Midhurst, Pagham, Security, Selsey, Shoreham, Surrey, West Sussex, West Witterings, Worthing | No Comments

Last year, instead of sending Christmas cards out to all of our clients, we decided to make donations to local charities. This year we have decided to do the same again as we all feel strongly that supporting local charities is so important, especially at Christmas time. For 2021, we have chosen to make donations to the Christmas appeal at My Sister’s House who have women’s centres in both Chichester & Bognor Regis. They operate across the coastal area of West Sussex providing support, information, training, coaching, counselling and much…

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Is Your Companies Website Host With GoDaddy?

By | Arundel, Ashling, Barnham, Bognor Regis, Chichester, Cyber Security, Emsworth, Fishborne, Hampshire, Havant, Horsham, Insider Information, Littlehampton, Midhurst, Pagham, Security, Selsey, Shoreham, Surrey, West Sussex, West Witterings, Worthing | No Comments

If so check your Managed WordPress site! GoDaddy admits to password breach which went unnoticed for 2 months!… Find out more in this article – https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2021/11/23/godaddy-admits-to-password-breach-check-your-managed-wordpress-site/

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Cyber Security – Why Your Company needs Heimdal Complete Anti Virus Software to stay safe!

By | Arundel, Ashling, Backup and Recovery, Barnham, Bognor Regis, Chichester, Cyber Security, Emsworth, Fishborne, Hampshire, Havant, Horsham, Littlehampton, Midhurst, Pagham, Security, Selsey, Shoreham, Surrey, Technical, Uncategorised, West Sussex, West Witterings, Worthing | No Comments

Case Study – A client called us recently, understandably very concerned that after a Google search and entering what they thought was the Amazon website, multiple error messages appeared on their screen. A voice was also sounding out of the computers speakers stating “your IP address has been corrupted, please call the number on the screen, do not turn off your computer”. Now luckily and firstly, our client had the common sense not to call this number and secondly they had us as their IT provider to help them!!! We…

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Amazon Fined Millions for Violating GDPR

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Last week, Amazon’s financial records revealed that officials in Luxembourg are fining the retailer €746 million (£636m) for breaching the European regulation. The fine is unprecedented: it’s the biggest GDPR fine issued to date and is more than double the amount of every other GDPR fine combined. What Amazon’s €746 million GDPR fine means for the future of data protection regulation

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Charity Walk for Chichester based Company Raising Money for Children on the Edge

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Edward Cooke Family Law are a local specialist family law firm working with families and children. They want to do something to give back after the awfulness of the last year, and to do something for children around the world in countries where support for them is simply not available. As such, from Friday 9th July to 11th July, the team at Edward Cooke will be walking 40 miles across the South Downs, door to door from their office in Chilgrove to their Hove office. In doing so, they aim…

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How Secure is your company – Tips #2 and #3

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How Secure is your company? Top tip #2 – keeping your company Cyber Secure. 2. Use Endpoint Protection • Don’t rely on the built-in Windows Defender protection and although this will give a basic level of protection it is not enough for today’s sophisticated Malware • Use paid for antivirus software as the subscription goes toward the continuous development of cyber protection and therefore a higher level of protection than freeware. • Applies to Microsoft Windows, Apple iPad’s, iPhones and MacBooks as well as Android devices, all are vulnerable Top…

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How Secure is your company?

By | Arundel, Ashling, Barnham, Bognor Regis, Chichester, Cyber Security, Emsworth, Fishborne, Hampshire, Havant, Horsham, Littlehampton, Midhurst, Pagham, Security, Selsey, Shoreham, Surrey, West Sussex, West Witterings, Worthing | No Comments

This week we will be sharing the first of our top 3 tips that will help keep your company Cyber Secure. • Use strong passwords and don’t use the same passwords for everything • Ensure it is at least 8 characters long and use upper, lower case letters and special characters eg. ! * ( % • Don’t use family or pet names or significant dates, birthdays etc. (this information can be obtained from your Social Media accounts) • Use a secure password minder service which will enable you to…

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We Have Moved!

By | Arundel, Ashling, Barnham, Bognor Regis, Chichester, Cyber Security, Emsworth, Fishborne, Hampshire, Havant, Horsham, Littlehampton, Midhurst, Pagham, Security, Selsey, Shoreham, Surrey, Technical, West Sussex, West Witterings, Worthing | No Comments

At the end of April we moved to new offices in North Mundham, Chichester to work in partnership with Phoenix Small Business Services Ltd. The move went very smoothly and we are finally all set up and boxes are now unpacked in our new office.   Our new address is – Business IT Plus Ltd The Stables Church Road North Mundham Chichester West Sussex PO20 1JQ Telephone number: 01243 69 69 53 [email protected]

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