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It’s not just online activities that need protection – our brains are next
It won’t surprise anyone who knows I’m in the IT business to discover I’m concerned about cybersecurity. It’s a constant battle to educate people and help them keep a step in front of those who are targeting their activities, data and wealth. Globally, we’ve rushed to adopt new technologies, and we’ve enjoyed the benefits […]Read More
Microsoft Support is ending soon for Windows Servers launched in 2008
It’s never a good idea to be without support, but the date is fast approaching when those using SQL Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 or 2008 R2 could be in that position with their equipment. The pace of change in IT is phenomenal and a decade on, the products are no longer meeting expectations. […]Read More
We’re recruiting – Telephony Sales Manager
Telephony Sales Manager Do you really know telephony systems? If the answer’s yes, can you sell them? Still with us? Good. We’re looking for a bright, experienced and friendly Telephony Sales Manager. We expect you to have a minimum of three years’ experience, be fully up-to-speed with the latest technology, and it would be a […]Read More
Team Urban paintballing in the great outdoors
Having fun together is incredibly important for staff morale, retention and productivity. Our Urban IT team work incredibly hard day in, day out so of course they deserved a well-earned staff day out. Taking a break from the keyboards and emails we headed to the great outdoors for an afternoon of paintballing. We watched as […]Read More
Is it time to hand over your IT to the experts?
Getting someone else to manage your IT can feel like taking a great weight off your shoulders, especially when you turn to Urban IT. Our complete dedication means that instead of fretting about the latest security patches or the capacity of your servers you can dedicate your efforts to driving your business forwards. We’re easy […]Read More
Why I’ll be watching the BBC drama ‘Mother’s Day’
Proud and poignant. It’s hard to believe that it’s a quarter of a century since the Warrington bombing, but for me, like many in the North West, the event still resonates very strongly. Perhaps that’s because of the responses of the victim’s families and the peace rallies that followed. Perhaps its because the attacks were […]Read More
GDPR – get on the right track with our webinar
The two hottest topics in business, right now, are GDPR and cybersecurity. And while there’s plenty of information available, a lot of it is complex and confusing, leaving many unsure about where to start. We’re going to fix that. We‘re accredited practitioners in both Cyber Essentials and GDPR. In a webinar you can join […]Read More
Confused about GDPR and Cyber Essentials?
All connected businesses need to be concerned with cyber-security and the imminent changes to data protection legislation (GDPR). Both subjects can be complex and confusing, and you could be tempted to bury your head in the sand. Please don’t. Come and talk to us instead. We’re hosting drop-in sessions at our Daresbury site on Tuesday […]Read More
In theory, in practice: the GDPR approach from Urban IT
Urban IT is delighted to announce that Sam Spiro, the business’s Managing Director, is now a fully accredited GDPR practitioner, certified to ISO 17024. Gaining the qualification illustrates Sam’s commitment to a full understanding of the issues faced by Urban IT’s clients and other small and medium-sized enterprises across the UK. With the changes to […]Read More
GDPR: Clarity and common sense prevails!
With only about six months until GDPR comes into force, there is still a lot of confusion. Amongst the multiple articles, recitals and subsections of the EU document, is legislation designed to protect individuals’ privacy and security. Unfortunately, it’s buried in confusing jargon. It’s no wonder organisations are worried about whether they are on […]Read More