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Your organisation depends on various software – not just office applications and those designed specifically for your business sector, but also operating systems and web browsers. There are logistical, security and usability aspects to consider.

Click on the links below for information and advice.  

Apple Mac Computers

Malicious activity against Macs increases as they become more popular. 

IT Support

Find and engage a trustworthy IT support supplier.


Linux an be compromised by behaviour, technology and exploitation.

Operating System Updates

Always download the security and critical updates to operating systems

Safe Use of Software

Ensure your software remains efficient, safe and legal.

Software Decommissioning

Ensure that redundant software is decommissioned, or retired.

Software Updates

Not keeping your software up to date can result in serious issues.

Unnecessary Services

Review old computing services for decommissioning as they may pose risks. 

User Accounts

Set up user accounts.where more than one person can access a computer or network

Web Browsers

Keep browsers up to date as vulnerabilities are a favoured target for cybercriminals.

Windows Server 2003

Support will cease in July 2015, so look at your upgrade options.

Windows XP

If you haven't updated or migrated, do it now.