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How to keep your IT equipment cool in the heat wave

With UK temperatures reaching record breaking temperatures this week, it’s crucial that you keep your IT infrastructure cool, so that your business can operate as normal.

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Datcom team takes to the water in aid of LIVES

We were proud to be part of Dragon Boat Festival 2022, which took place on 18 June on the river Brayford in Lincoln. Congratulations to all the rowers and everyone who helped us support a fantastic cause.

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IE11 End Of Life

Microsoft has announced that Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) will be end of life on 15th June 2022.

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Datcom Raise £2500 for Air Ambulance

Datcom has raised £2,500 to support the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance to help in the mission to save lives across the East Midlands.

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Facebook scams, don’t be fooled

With around 2.9 billion monthly users, Facebook is one of the most popular social media sites. So it’s no surprise that this large audience is a target for scams and fraudulent activity. There are some common tricks that cyber criminals like to use. Take a look and see if you have come across any.

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Show you’re serious about security with Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials (CE) and Cyber Essentials Plus (CE+) are accreditations that demonstrate your organisation’s commitment to safe digital practices. Here’s why we think they’re important and how you can get started.

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Windows 11: Everything you need to know

The latest major release from Microsoft hosts some powerful and attractive new features. Find out more about Windows 11 here before you upgrade.

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Log4Shell Vulnerability

A vulnerability has been discovered in a piece of software called "Log4j". This software, developed by Apache, is in millions of other applications to process logging information. Some high-profile use cases are the video game Minecraft, Apple iCloud, Amazon, Twitter, Tesla, the list goes on.

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The Silent Auction is here!

We have a collection of amazing lots to bid for – all kindly donated by East Midland businesses and individuals. Take a look, see what you fancy and make your best offer.

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Ransomware and what you can do about it

You’ve probably heard of it, and you know it’s not good news. Here’s what you need to know about ransomware and what you can do about it.

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Router vs Firewall

Many businesses nowadays require users to access resources remotely. That could mean a remote-access VPN for users in the field, a website hosted on a server within the network, or a remote desktop solution for people working from home. All of these systems are a potential target for attackers. Upgrading your standard issue ISP router will greatly improve your security.

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Why you should ditch paper and switch to Microsoft Forms

Are you still using paper forms to collect data – from customer satisfaction surveys to employee feedback? It’s time to make the switch to digital.

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Working from home – are you there for the long term?

With a lot of us now working from home for the majority of the week, it’s a good time to have a think about what equipment we have around us and if it’s fit for long-term use. Here are our top 10 things to consider.

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Getting the most out of your Teams Telephony

Whether you’re talking to colleagues two floors up, or 200 miles away, Teams is a great collaboration tool. Even the free version can help people communicate and collaborate – either within, or across, organisations. So why should you add Teams Telephony to your package?

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What is the most secure MFA method?

MFA stands for Multi-factor Authentication. It means users have to provide two or more verification factors to access a resource, such as an application, online account, or VPN. If you have MFA on all your business and personal online accounts, then you are already more secure than 85% of businesses. Let’s compare the various MFA methods available and see how we can make your account even more secure.

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Promotion congratulations to Harry Gresham

A massive congratulations to Harry Gresham on his promotion to Pre-Sales Technical Consultant for Datcom.

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Going for Gold

Datcom attain ThreatLocker Gold Partner Award to ensure top security for our clients.

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Lincolnshire Business Sets New Heights in Fundraising

Datcom support Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance as Charity of the Year.

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