The new Databasix UK catalogue… It is not just that!

As the final Quarter of 2021 is upon us and the Databasix team is delighted to provide you with visibility of our latest portfolio of products, services and free support and guidance on all things data protection.

6 Ways Your Website Is Driving Customers Away

When it comes to websites, a lot of people make the mistake of thinking that their design and functionality are good enough to last for years. Once you become complacent with your website and adopt the ‘if it’s not broken, why fix it’ mindset, you risk losing out on potential customers. If you are not always striving to improve your pages and optimise the user experience, you could be driving leads to competitors…

EquiTrace secures funding €1.25m from HBAN and Enterprise Ireland to develop its global ambitions

EquiTrace, a unique app for horses that combines identity, GPS and medical records data using a scanner, a microchip and a mobile phone, has signed an investment agreement with a syndicate of HBAN angel investors led by Brendan Nevin, CEO of Code Institute for 1million euros. Enterprise Ireland will also be investing in the company, providing 250,000 euros. EquiTrace will use the investment to grow the company, building a sales and development team as well as investing in marketing, and focus on global expansion.

Sridhar Iyengar, Managing Director, Zoho Europe

How businesses can improve their WFH strategy

In response to the ongoing chatter about working from home, and whether it’s beneficial or detrimental to employers, staffers or workplace proactivity, for example. please see below a comment from remote working expert, Sridhar Iyengar, MD for Zoho Europe, offering advice and guidance on how to improve long term WFH operations.

A record 5.4 million DDoS attacks were reported in H1 2021

According to the data presented by the Atlas VPN team, cybercriminals launched nearly 5.4 million Distributed Denial of Service attacks in the first half of 2021 — an 11% increase compared to the first half of 2020.

Shopping for a web host? Look for these must-have security features

The Wordfence-WPScan whitepaper is out, shedding light on the state of Wordpress security. But these threats aren’t just limited to Wordpress; virtually any website that uses a database, accepts user input (e.g. forms), or has a login page (for users or site administrators) is a legitimate target.

ICO Data Protection Registration Fee: How Much and Who Needs to Pay?

If you’re a company director or small business owner, you may have been surprised recently by a letter from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), requiring you to pay an annual ‘data protection registration fee’.

Andrew Katz Moorcrofts

The study on the impact of open source software and hardware on the EU economy now published

On Monday 6 September, the European Commission published the results of the study analysing the economic impact of Open Source Software (OSS) and Hardware (OSH) on the European economy.

Zoho announces major new Business Intelligence platform

Zoho Advances BI and Analytics Market with New Self-Service Platform; Transforms Relationships Between Businesses and Their Data

HMRC-branded phishing scams surge 87% in a single year

Total reports of suspected email, SMS, and phone attacks jump from 572,029 to 1,069,522 during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Beginner’s Guide to The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Are you new to the GDPR or unsure how it affects you and your business? Here’s a brief overview of the main things you need to know.

Vipre: Edge Defence Security Solution

Email is the leading cause of security threats to businesses. From malicious attacks, such as spam, phishing, and spoofing, to misaddressed recipients or employee error, email can be an omnipresent threat to any and every business.