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Data Breach At Equifax hits 143 Million

Around 143 million customers of credit report giant Equifax may be at risk of having their information accessed through a cyber security breach. Equifax have said that the cyber-criminals accessed data such as Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses during the incident. This cyber security breach also had an effect on Equifax customers based
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UK Tech Based Salaries Are Reportedly ‘among the lowest in the world’

A recent report from Hired revealed that UK tech salaries are among the lowest in the world, and in comparison to 2016’s report is actually down by 1.7%. At present the average tech salary in London is £56k, the only other countries lower than this in the study are France and Singapore. When also factoring
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Technology Tops Kids Christmas List

In an era where technology has developed at a rate not seen before the latest trends for kid’s toys are becoming more and more technical. Children often understand more about technology than their parents and with more toys aimed at encouraging the use of technology from an early age children are growing up with more
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Phil’s Educational Work Experience

Hi, my name is Phil. I have just finished my four day work experience at borwell, which has been extremely educational. I was firstly introduced to the team and given a tour of the site which was a nice way to make me feel more comfortable rather than just being thrown in room with a group of
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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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New Information Security Standards Published Through the Tech Partnership

In the fight against cyber crime, education and early awareness is the key to the prevention of an attack or security breach.  As concern grows about the amount of information being stored by organisations and how secure it is, the Tech Partnership have worked with employers across the UK to help develop Information Security standards.
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Tech To Support Business Growth

Many sectors are now experiencing amount of growth in their respective supply chains. Tech to support business growth is a simple strategy to support your business growth plan.  2015 is definitely a better year than 2014 was for most businesses.  Many businesses are receiving more enquiries, attracting better responses to their marketing campaigns, and have
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Using Technology To Support Your Brand

Your brand communicates what makes your business unique to prospects and customers. This could be trust, reliability, honesty, great personal service or that you use only natural ingredients, and can be achieved through a variety of different techniques. Some colours evoke certain emotions as can the use of certain fonts. It is important to think
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