We are all too aware that the cybersecurity landscape is changing and will continue to change as the technology we use every day continues to adapt, develop, and alter our daily lives. Put very simply, this trend is clear when you compare your 2010 Honda Civic to the latest release from Tesla; technology is embedded […]
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The way in which we manage our workforces’ devices is changing. Gone are the days of large, overly complicated on-premise management solutions like Quest (Dell) KACE and Microsoft System Centre. With the continued drive of remote working, flexibility and ultimately employee separation our management tools need to change, now. Luckily, Microsoft where ready for this […]
Microsoft have announced Windows 11! For now, we can ignore the fact that Microsoft promised that Windows 10 was the last Windows version…. and all the other misleading info around this new version even existing. Windows 11 is here, and it has LOTS of improvements and design changes. However, this article is not to talk […]
In the last 12 – 18 months Planet IT has seen a huge rise in the demand for better connectivity, fibre ethernet and faster speeds, motivated by the desire to move to resilient cloud-based solutions and the drive for remote working. Many organisations pre-COVID, were simply “getting by” with copper variants such as FTTC (fibre […]
This week, our panel of special guests came together for an educational virtual round table event. Our panellists discussed the challenges they have faced in their education provider and how as IT professionals, they overcame these challenges. We also opened the floor up to our selected guests so that the panel could try to help […]
Internet explorer is finally coming to the end of its long slow walk to its grave. As of the 15th of June 2022, all devices not running an LTSC or Long Terms Servicing Channel version of Windows 10 or Windows Server will lose the application as part of the 15th of June update. However, this […]
There comes a point in the academic year where exams ramp up, teachers, lectures and support staff are focused on getting student’s through their end of year exams and keeping the momentum up until the summer break. Meanwhile in the cool dark of the server room, the IT Support teams across all academic settings are […]
By now, you should be aware that the modern digital landscape is full of threat actors. That are always looking for any opportunity to find a weakness in a business’s security posture and then leverage this to gain unauthorised access to data for malicious reasons. To protect against these attacks, we often look at antivirus […]
There has been lots of noise in the press and on social media about the HAFNIUM threat actors and the current vulnerability that has been detected in all current versions of Exchange on premise. If you haven’t read up on the attack and the risks you can do so here; https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-march-2021-patch-tuesday-fixes-82-flaws-2-zero-days/ https://www.kaspersky.co.uk/blog/exchange-vulnerabilities/22385/ https://www.volexity.com/blog/2021/03/02/active-exploitation-of-microsoft-exchange-zero-day-vulnerabilities/ These articles […]
2020 was far from an easy year for the education sector, with the strains of COVID-19, the forced move to remote learning and the constant moving goals of exams, assessments and certifications looming over the industry. IT improvements and IT budgets were shifted from infrastructure and enhancements to purchasing laptops and enabling learning over video. […]