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Kinetics COVID Policy

Kinetics COVID Policy

A number of clients and partners are asking us about our Covid-19 policy, so we thought we'd share it! Like many workplaces, we've consulting extensively with our team and worked through their range of views. Our workplace requires all visitors to scan in with their...

5 quick tips to help you save time every day in 2022

5 quick tips to help you save time every day in 2022

Who knows what 2022 will bring. We’re as happy as the next person to make predictions but we’d just predict we’d be wrong! About the only certain guess is that we’ll be under more pressure and with that, it makes sense to share a few everyday IT tips. 5 everyday IT...

Christmas Hours and Seasonal Cyber-Warning

Christmas Hours and Seasonal Cyber-Warning

Thank you! Thanks to our wonderful clients, staff and partners for your support in this most difficult 2021 year.  Its been a real challenge for so many of us in so many ways, and a real test of resilience.  For those businesses that have been devastated by this year,...

What’s worse than having to pay Ransomware?

What’s worse than having to pay Ransomware?

The answer : Having to pay it twice - (or even more). Your Cyber-Security is under more pressure than ever. According to Infosecurity magazine, "double" extortion ransomware victims are up a massive 935% - thats a ten-fold increase year-on-year. This is driven by the...

“Phishmas” – its not that punny

“Phishmas” – its not that punny

Whatever it takes to draw your attention to Cyber Security is worth it. Just because we take time off at Christmas doesn't mean the hackers do. They have taken a lot of heart from the way we have all embraced home-delivery for our shopping and are doubling down with...

Is your Fingerprint effective security?

Is your Fingerprint effective security?

Straight out of the movies We are all used to the idea of using our fingerprints to log into our cell phones and, for some of us, our laptops. We’ve been told fingerprints are secure, and effective for ‘biometric authentication’ In the movies, we see finger prints...

Have you been vished?

Have you been vished?

What is vishing? Vishing is scamming via phone calls,  effectively "phishing" by voice, hence the name,  Voice phishing - Wikipedia  Unfortunately, like many other cyber-attacks, incidents are on the rise. Because the damage is done over a phone call, they are even...

What will the Microsoft annual/monthly licensing changes mean for you?

What will the Microsoft annual/monthly licensing changes mean for you?

A few weeks ago, we warned you about changes to Microsoft 365 pricing coming in at March 2022. We still don't know the exact prices.  Microsoft have published some USD numbers and we have used those to base an estimate on, but we don't know for certain what the final...

Does the new Chinese PIPL law apply to you?

Does the new Chinese PIPL law apply to you?

If you do business in China, you need to know about the “PIPL” It’s the Chinese equivalent of the GDPR from the EU – and your responsibility to protect the data privacy of the Chinese. The law came into being relatively quickly and has already taken effect as at...