par Steve Bell

Free vs Paid Antivirus Software – To pay or not to pay?

To mangle Shakespeare, this is often the question when it comes to antivirus software. There are lots of free antivirus software suites available. But are they any good? Some people say you don’t need anything else to protect your computer, but then they don’t mention the downside either. So just how good is free antivirus? Read on to find out.

par Steve Bell

Top tips to keep your phone safe

Lose your smart phone and lose your life goes the saying. And an awful lot of phones are lost or stolen each year. However, if you’re a bit canny about your phone security you won’t lose all your personal data. Check out the following tips to stay safe.

par Steve Bell

Five tell-tale signs that your identity has been stolen

Earlier this year the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) released its annual Crime Survey for England and Wales which for the first time included an estimated 3.6 million cases of fraud and two million computer misuse offences in a year.

par Steve Bell

The world of cyber security is changing– what you need to know

When we talk about cyber security we usually mean locking down laptops, securing desktop PCs and safeguarding mobile phones. But in the brave new world of smart connected devices, often called the Internet of Things (IoT), cyber security takes on an entirely different meaning.