View Commercial property: cyber security checklist

Commercial property: cyber security checklist

Today, more and more commercial properties are adopting smart technologies to improve energy efficiency, monitor equipment, automate routine maintenance and collect data. Similarly, Space-as-a-Service tenants’ demand access to the latest IT and telecommunications. Of course, more technology demands better safeguards against cyber-attacks. Property firms must also “take appropriate security measures” to meet data protection obligations….

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View The rise and rise of ransomware

The rise and rise of ransomware

Ransomware made worldwide headlines with the devastating WannaCry attack of May 2017. WannaCry cost the NHS £92 million and forced the cancellation of 19,000 medical appointments. Nevertheless, two years later, over a million computers remain vulnerable to WannaCry and similar types of malware. Anyone who thinks ransomware has gone away is very much mistaken. Massive…

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View Press release: no time to wait for business broadband?

Press release: no time to wait for business broadband?

  August 2019, Hitchin, Herts, UK – It can be costly and frustrating to move into new commercial premises only to wait weeks for your business broadband. Modern Networks new 4G Rapid Deployment Service means you can have immediate, secure, reliable Internet access without the usual hassles and delays. A leading provider of IT and…

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View Are you ready to defend BlueKeep from attack?

Are you ready to defend BlueKeep from attack?

The WannaCry ransomware attack of May 2017 cost the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) over £100 million and the cancellation of 19,000 appointments. The ransomware also caused chaos for the French motor industry and German railways. A report by the National Audit Office (NAO) said, “The WannaCry attack was relatively unsophisticated and could have been…

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View James Tizzard talks about the challenges and opportunities of 2019

James Tizzard talks about the challenges and opportunities of 2019

Modern Networks is a leading provider of IT and telecommunications to the UK’s commercial property sector. Last week, James Tizzard, Managing Director of Modern Networks sat down with Charlie Trumpess to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the company and its clients during 2019. James explained how property companies are increasingly turning to automation, introducing…

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View Benefits of Windows 10 infographic

Benefits of Windows 10 infographic

Windows 7 has been one of the most popular operating systems ever created. However, Windows 7 is finally coming to the end of its useful life. Microsoft will stop all support, upgrades, bug fixes and security patches for Windows 7 from January 2020. Released in 2015, Windows 10 offers fast performance, better security, improved file…

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Time to adopt Windows 10

The clock is ticking for those companies still using Windows 7. Time is almost up. In contrast, Windows 10 offers a more economical use of memory, increased security features, improved file management and integration with Office 365 and Cloud services. Windows 10 also has a range of features completely absent in Windows 7 such as…

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Clock ticking for Windows 7

The clock is counting down for 40% of the world’s private and public organisations. Why? Because on the 14th January 2020 the incredibly popular Windows 7 computer operating system goes end-of-life. That does not mean your Windows 7 desktops and laptops will suddenly stop working. However, it does mean that Microsoft will stop providing upgrades,…

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View Secure printing top tips infographic

Secure printing top tips infographic

When it comes to IT security, many businesses simply overlook their network-connected printers and copiers. An unsecured printer is a backdoor into your network just waiting to be exploited. Modern Networks provides IT, telecoms and printers as a managed service. Here are our top 10 tips to help you secure your business printers.

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