Farnborough Airshow

borwell team support Farnborough Airshow 2018

Visualisation Project for the Farnborough Airshow flying committee The borwell team had a part to play in the Farnborough Airshow 2018. A team from the QinetiQ Farnborough site commissioned the borwell team to produce a front-end software display, to provide Situation Awareness to the Flight Safety Team responsible for the Airshow. The QinetiQ team provided
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Company Directors Lack Training In Responding To Cyber-Attacks

A new survey of 105 businesses in the FTSE 350 have reportedly had no training when it comes to cyber-attacks, 1 in 10 revealed they have no plan to cope with hacking. The survey results also revealed that 1 in 10 directors have no plans in place to respond to any kind of cyber-security incident.
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Security Tips

Hackers are innovating the way they obtain and use personal data and user credentials in their attacks.  Since 2016 hacking has gone mainstream – households are getting attacked and businesses too.  There are numerous ways that hackers illegally obtain personal data.  This article explains a few basic checks you can perform before proceeding with an
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Custom Software Versus Off The Shelf Software

The buy or build decision depends on your business and how unique its processes are.  If your business wasn’t unique in some way, then everyone else would be doing what you were doing.  You would be struggling badly with competition.  Some processes are common to many businesses, such as payroll and VAT.  These are standard
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Custom Software Versus Off The Shelf Software

The buy or build decision depends on your business and how unique its processes are.  If your business wasn’t unique in some way, then everyone else would be doing what you were doing.  You would be struggling badly with competition.  Some processes are common to many businesses, such as payroll and VAT.  These are standard
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Technology Ideas For SMEs

Small and Medium sized businesses (SMEs) have the same range of technology options open to them as large corporates.  The corporates have the budget to invest, whereas many SMEs do not.  Where the SMEs have an advantage is with agility. A small business owner can walk into a tech retailer, buy a product, and adopt
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When April Fools Go Wrong

We have all been at the short end of an April fools prank or two, normally harmless fun that gets a chuckle at somebody’s expense. It does not always go to plan and sometimes it goes horribly wrong. Google, notorious for their April fool pranks, produced the “Gmail Mic Drop”, a special version of the
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How Would You Cope Without Your Computer Systems For A Week?

In the past week reports of a ransomware attack on Lincolnshire County Council has hit the headlines.  A ransomware attack is a virus which locks a device such as a computer, tablet or smart phone and then demands a ransom to unlock it. Reports from the council have shown that they dealt with the attack
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