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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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Office move & New Exciting Partnership

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

Gary and the Team at Business IT Plus are excited to announce a new and exciting chapter of growth and development. We are moving to new offices to work in partnership with Phoenix Small Business Services Ltd who are an established IT Support company, based in North Mundham, specialising in IT business solutions, on premise server, workstation installations/support and Microsoft 365 cloud solutions. We are both small independent companies and have worked together on a number of occasions over the past 10 years or so. Both directors, Gary Smith and…

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It’s Competition Time on our Facebook Page!

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FACEBOOK COMPETITION TIME! “Tis the season to be Merry”! We are in the festive spirit and fancy having a bit of fun! Visit our Facebook page to enter – https://www.facebook.com/businessitplus We have listed a few IT related questions below. For anyone who gets all answers correct we have teamed up with local company Chilgrove Spirits and will be giving away a bottle of their finest Gin! All you need to do to enter correctly is direct message us your answers to all 4 questions then LIKE and SHARE this post….

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Corona Virus (COVID 19) Update

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

Corona Virus (COVID 19) Update We are closely monitoring the #Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as it unfolds and following the guidance issued by the government and health authorities as to what measures we need to put in place. We wish to ensure the well being of you, our clients & colleagues. We remain open for business and are here to support you! Our staff here at Business IT Plus are all able to work from home if required. By doing this, we will remain open & there will be no impact on…

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Coronavirus scams – costing victims over £800k in one month

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

New Coronavirus scams are costing victims over £800k in one month. Make sure you are protecting your devises from the latest threats.   Since February 2020, the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has identified 21 reports of fraud where Coronavirus was mentioned, with victim losses totalling over £800k. Of the 21 reports, ten were made by victims that attempted to purchase protective face masks from fraudulent sellers. One victim reported losing over £15k when they purchased face masks that were never delivered. We have also received multiple reports about coronavirus-themed phishing…

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Windows 7 is no longer

Missed the Deadline for Windows 7?

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

What to do if you’re still running Windows 7 The deadline for the end of support/end of life for Windows 7 has now passed and the key factor to remember is that Windows 7 (and your computers running Windows 7) are now exposed to any new risks that come along as Windows 7 is now an unsupported operating system. For most businesses, the threat of no more support now means that continuing to run Windows 7 presents a real risk to the business from every new hacking and malware attack…

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