Entries by Kelly White

Spotlight on our partners: Veeam Software

For a new series on our blog, we’ll be taking a closer look at our software partners. If you’ve ever wondered about how we deliver our services, it wouldn’t be possible without the help of our software partners. These companies are the disruptive forces that move the whole IT industry forward and force us to […]

Major Ransomware Attack Underway, according to Security Experts

If you received a suspicious-looking email this weekend and aren’t sure about the attachment, it might be wise to send it straight to the trash. According to IT security experts Barracuda Networks, there is currently a widespread ransomware attack in progress that could be set to disrupt healthcare and other industries. The extent of the […]

Essential Agile Methodologies For Any Business

Agile is a broad term to describe software development methodologies that have grown in popularity in recent years. They’re popular because they place software development back at the heart of the practice, rather than focussing on things like documentation or top-heavy management. Every developer within an agile team is responsible for self-management, meaning this leadership […]

5 Steps to a Successful Digital Detox

What does your early morning routine look like? If you’re anything like us, it starts with a quick scroll through your phone. You might check the latest headlines, have a glance at social media or check the weather for the day. At the end of the day, your bedtime routine probably follows a similar trend. […]

What Can Companies Learn from the HBO Hack?

At the end of July, news broke that HBO had suffered a serious security breach. It was soon reported that hackers had managed to extract 1.5 terabytes of data from the network. To put this in context, this is 7 times more data than was stolen from Sony in 2014. The Sony breach had wide-reaching […]

UK Data Protection Laws Face Complete Overhaul

Technology companies around the world hold a lot of data on their users. When you think about the amount of information you willingly hand over one a daily basis, it’s quite alarming to think that we don’t currently have a hold on our own information. As a Facebook user, you will likely regularly share information […]

What is Malware? How To Protect Your Business from Malware

Malware is a shortened way of saying “malicious software”. In short, malware is any kind of programme written with malicious intent. Things like viruses, spyware and Trojans are all types of malware, so malware isn’t a specific type of virus, more a way of describing any malicious type of software written with bad intent. Malware […]

What is Agile?

Agile methodology is perhaps one of the most misunderstood concepts in the IT industry. What started as a software development methodology has now been adopted by many other industries and departments. It wouldn’t be unusual to hear an events organiser or manufacturers referring to their work as agile. Here at BCN, you may hear us […]

Is Your Business Guilty Of Data Hoarding?

Computer storage has come a long way in the past 30 years. There are people alive today who have never encountered a 3.5” floppy disc. These storage devices could house a paltry 1.44 MB. To put this in context, you’d need over 736 floppy discs to equal 1GB of storage. We now have an abundance […]

Cloud Computing Advantages for SMEs

The cloud offers flexibility, scalability and security. Which is convenient, because these are just some of the things small business owners are looking for. For those growing a business, there can be no better IT solution than one that grows with them. The world of business is fast changing, and the business owners leading the […]