We’re going to be taking a look at apps what we now commonly known as apps.
I’ve got some equally weird useless and funny websites as well so there’s some of them are apps just on your phone and some of them are websites.
One of the biggest questions I get from a small business with a small website is – “I don’t really need security for my website because there’s nothing worth, you know, sort of pinching if you like or taking from my website” – that’s really a bit of flawed thinking.
So why do hackers attack websites in the first place?
Last week we spoke about, zoom and the popularity of video conferencing that seemed to take off with the enforced hibernation that we’ve got from COVID-19. But that’s not the only one on the market, I think Zoom’s got a head start on everyone else, everyone else playing catch up, are they.
But, Microsoft and Google are busy playing catch up because they realised there’s a huge market for this now it’s probably not going to diminish greatly. When we all get back to what we call normal life.
I’m going to talk about what’s happening with the Coronavirus, one of the many things that have happened is that, for instance, the World Health Organisation has recommended that people travel less for the next few months just to try and slow down the spread of the Coronavirus. And the big companies are cancelling their physical conferences and things like that. But how it affects local businesses and councils and organisations here is that the two major companies, Google and Microsoft are offering free versions of their enterprise-level, video conferencing software, which is an amazing offer.
Transcription of Black Star Radio talk Friday 21st Feb 2020 Seamus Morning Mark, morning listeners. Mark We’re going to talk about voice transcription software and voice typing. So this is where you don’t have to touch your keyboard – it does it for you and you just talk to it Seamus Yes, that’s right. And […]
Data breaches happen eg Microsoft accidentally exposed 250 million customer support records a week or so ago, and early last year Facebook’s data breach exposed more than 540 million records Sometimes this happens because of the big companies carelessness. Other times it’s really complicated – hackers that constantly trying to find new ways to get […]
Hi. Today we’re going to talk about spear phishing. Now I’m not talking about diving underwater and trying to catch fish with a spear. I’m talking about spear phishing spelt with a P-H, so P-H-I-S-H-I-N-G. Spear-phishing spelt that way is an email-based scam targeted towards a specific individual or organization. Microsoft report that spear-phishing attacks […]
You should keep ALL your data in the cloud! I repeat, put your data in cloud storage – very important. Why? One very good reason is that’s it’s safe there. If you lose laptops and external hard drives, or they get stolen or break down, they can be replaced (bloody annoying but not catastrophic); if […]
Making video calls and sharing screens is extremely handy. Luckily there are plenty of apps that can do that for you. The original software was Skype, but that has been overtaken by other better software. The best known is Zoom: Free version available 40 mins group calls with free version unlimited calls with free version can […]