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Essential Password Tips For Businesses

All businesses should exercise best practice when it comes to passwords, but what does that mean? This selection of password tips is the ideal place to start. Everyone knows that passwords are important. Whether you’re logging into a smartphone, an email account or your online banking, often the only thing that stands between you and […]

Is Biometric Security Good Enough For A Bank Card?

Is Biometric Security Good Enough For A Bank Card?

RBS is banking on its new fingerprint tech to lead the way. Royal Bank of Scotland is piloting a bank card with a built-in fingerprint reader. The card, made by digital security firm Gemalto, will enable customers to make payments that exceed the £30 contactless limit, without them having to enter their PIN. But is […]

Resistance To 2FA Is About Education, Says Security Expert

Resistance To 2FA Is About Education, Says Security Expert

Users still largely ignore one of the most effective security measures available to them. We’ve said it before, and we’ll keep saying it: two-factor authentication (2FA) works, and everyone should be using it. Yet the vast majority of people continue to use single-factor logins, despite the clear security advantages of 2FA. Why? What is to […]

Leading By Example: TMB Nominated For Network Group Award

Leading By Example: TMB Nominated For Network Group Award Trophy and crossed fingers

TMB’s dedication and adaptability recognised. Technology Means Business has been added to the Network Group 2019 Awards shortlist. The nomination, in the category ‘Leading by Example – Member of the Year’, is welcome recognition of the work TMB has done in recent months to overhaul its managed IT services and reshape its service delivery for […]

Cryptocurrency: Why It’s Still Not Worth It

Cryptocurrency: Why It’s Still Not Worth It

If you like losing money, hop on board. Otherwise, you should hold off for now. Depending on who you talk to, cryptocurrency is either the best modern invention since the smartphone or it’s nothing more than a hyped-up Ponzi scheme with a thin veil of mainstream acceptability. Previously, when TMB wrote about this subject, we […]

HoloLens 2: Good For Business Or Not?

HoloLens 2: Good For Business Or Not?

Is it time to augment your business reality? In May 2018, we asked ‘Is the Microsoft HoloLens Worth It For SMEs?’ Now, as of yesterday, it’s time to ask whether the HoloLens 2 has worthwhile uses in a business setting or whether it’s merely a solution looking for a problem. Unveiled at a kick-off event […]

No Delays For Making Tax Digital

No Delays For Making Tax Digital

If this makes tax too taxing, tough. The government’s Making Tax Digital plans are to go ahead, despite calls from opposition MPs to delay its rollout. Speaking in Parliament, Mel Stride, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, made a clear declaration about the importance of this legislation: “It has never been more important for businesses […]

Article 13 & Article 11: What Do They Mean For Your Business?

Article 13 & Article 11: What Do They Mean For Your Business?

The meme ban and link tax are back on the table again. Controversial new copyright laws proposed by the EU edged closer to reality this week, having been thus far delayed by disagreements between various stakeholders. Up until now, France and Germany had been at an impasse regarding some of the conditions of the Directive […]

Why Device Management Matters To All Businesses

Why Device Management Matters To All Businesses

Control who can and can’t access valuable data. Does your business operate some kind of device management policy? If not, you could be leaving yourself open to unnecessary risk from various threats, including malware breaches and rogue employees. Without a clear idea of which devices are able to access your business’s data, it’s impossible to […]

Price Is No Excuse For Poor Cyber Security

Price Is No Excuse For Poor Cyber Security

The cost of recovering from a breach could be much higher than you think. All over the world, more and more money is being spent on cyber security, for a number of different reasons. New regulations, like GDPR, have made it a priority for businesses, there’s more awareness of the dangers of cyber crime, and […]

Work Smarter With MyAnalytics

Work Smarter With MyAnalytics

Microsoft’s tool can help with efficiency. Microsoft has made its MyAnalytics tool available to more users, helping people to improve productivity and to gain a better work/life balance. Previously only available to users on an Enterprise E5 plan or as an add-on to E1 and E3 plans, MyAnalytics is now available to all Office365 users […]

Is Microsoft Working On A Personal Data Project?

Is Microsoft Working On A Personal Data Project?

Internet reports surfaced earlier this month that have set a few tongues wagging. The reports came on the back of a post from a Twitter user who initially wrote a message claiming to show a screenshot of a website for a project named ‘Bali’. The user wrote that “Microsoft Bali is a project that can […]