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Migrate sites the easier way

20.7.2010 by James Crawshaw

Currently on Microsoft Windows 2003? Running IIS 6? If so, methods of migrating to newer operating systems can include laborious reconfiguration of websites and migration of data. However, a little known tool from Microsoft does speed this process somewhat, zipping…

ISO27001 Accreditation – Part Two

20.7.2010 by The Brigadier

The first blog in this series hopefully provided a brief overview of the ISO27001 accreditation. In this post we shall deal with some more specifics of this certification and explain what your hosting provider will have done to earn this…

Responsibility Falls to Industry as Broadband Costs Escalate

16.7.2010 by Stephen McNamara

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse for the future of Britain's online broadband network... then BT pipe up. After the coalition government abandoned plans to roll out nationwide broadband fibre in its emergency budget, BT has now…

What does it mean to receive the ISO27001 accreditation?

15.7.2010 by The Brigadier

In this series of blogs we shall be investigating the ISO27001 accreditation. This first blog in the series will act as an introduction to the certification, whilst in part two we shall be examining the accreditation in more detail. In…

July 2010 Security Bulletin Release

14.7.2010 by James Crawshaw

As mentioned in the previous post on this months security bulletin releases, there are confirmed to be 4 bulletins addressing 5 vulnerabilities. Refer to this page for details on all updates released this month. 3 have a severity rating of…

July 2010 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

12.7.2010 by James Crawshaw

This 'Patch Tuesday' - for July 2010 - sees the release of 4 bulletins addressing 5 vulnerabilities. Two of the bulletins affect Windows;  both carrying Critical severity rating. All 4 are listed as at least 'may require a restart'.  Of note: 'requires…

Study Shows Social Networks Leak Personal Information

8.7.2010 by Lady Penelope

A study out this week shows that social networking sites accessed through mobile devices are making data about users' physical locations available to third party websites. Researchers have reported that every one of the sites examined in the study, has…

Information Commissioner says ‘NHS worst for data breaches’

7.7.2010 by The Brigadier

The BBC has reported that the NHS has the highest number of serious data breaches of any UK organisation since the end of 2007, according to recent findings by the Information Commissioner's Office.   David Smith, deputy commissioner at the…

IIS Express

6.7.2010 by James Crawshaw

II'S Express' No - not a revival of the 80's British dance act but a new release from Microsoft .... IIS Express is a lightweight installable version of the popular web hosting platform Internet Information Services (IIS) 7, which can…

Silver Surfers Fuel Online Growth

5.7.2010 by Stephen McNamara

Proving that silver surfers are not necessarily inhibited by technology if the content is attractive enough, those aged over 50 now account for more 31 per cent of the total people online. As grandparents join social media sites as a…