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The GDPR: Should you Appoint a Data Protection Officer?

March 29th, 2018 by Hannah Densley in ilicomm News No Comments »
The GDPR: Should you Appoint a Data Protection Officer? First things first, what is the role of a Data Protection Officer? In a nutshell, Data Protection Officers (DPO) are responsible for the overseeing of a strategy to conform to the GDPR guidelines and also to ensure that this is implemented. The GDPR requires you to: [...]

How A Hosted Desktop Can Benefit Accountants

March 23rd, 2018 by Hannah Densley in ilicomm News No Comments »
How a Hosted Desktop can Benefit Accountants Juggling time between client premises, your office and working at home can be difficult, but often necessary as an accountant. Frequently, accountancy teams have to sacrifice certain tasks at times because they have not got the right application, software or file to hand. This can be incredibly disruptive [...]

Why You Need A Hosted Desktop For Hotels, Travel And Leisure

March 16th, 2018 by Hannah Densley in ilicomm News No Comments »
For the leisure and hospitality industry, flexibility in business is key. In the wake of the digital era, the leisure and tourism have thrived. Globally, the travel sector expects to grow to $11.4 million. Partly, this is thanks to the industry’s ability to adapt to the digital world. 60% of consumers use the internet to book their [...]

How Cloud Technology can Freeze your Business Costs

February 28th, 2018 by Hannah Densley in ilicomm News No Comments »
Cloud computing is a growing market. 70% of organisations have at least one application in the cloud. Furthermore, 90% of firms either have apps or plan to run apps in the cloud in the next three years. With virtual desktops and cloud computing allowing you to access files and applications on any device, anywhere in [...]

14 Years of Facebook: How the Security of Social Media has Changed

February 16th, 2018 by Hannah Densley in Industry News No Comments »
14 Years of Facebook: How the Security of Social Media has Changed After being around for 14 years, Facebook has now obtained over 2 billion active monthly users. Every 60 seconds 510,000 comments are posted, 293,000 statuses are updated, and 136,000 photos are uploaded. Do you know who can see what you share? A concern [...]

WHAT IS CYBER ESSENTIALS?

September 11th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

WHAT IS CYBER ESSENTIALS? Cyber Essentials (CE) is a government-backed cyber security certification scheme that sets out a baseline of cyber security suitable for all organisations. The scheme addresses five key controls that, when implemented correctly, can prevent around 80% of cyber attacks. The certification can server as a valuable indicator that the organisation has taken […]

Cyber Security Seminar: Registration Reminder

September 8th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

Only 39 days to go until our Cyber Security: Fake News seminar.  Be sure to register below for this not-to-be-missed event which is making a return due to popular demand   Powered by Eventbrite

Introducing SIA (Security Intelligence Audit)

September 6th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

WHAT IS SIA+ Innovation remains a key driver for business success, as businesses embrace technology to help them streamline their operations, boost internal processes and become more agile, thus increasing their service offering. Technology has been the great enabler for many, changing the way in which businesses and employees operate. With the advent of super-fast […]

Enterprise-Grade Connectivity Services

August 31st, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

ilicomm Technology Solutions specialise in supplying enterprise-grade connectivity services to every type and size of business. We offer cost-effective services of up to 100Gbps speeds. We have built a reputation for supplying business-grade internet access solutions, backed up by unrivalled customer service and technical expertise.   An example of some of the services we offer: […]

Back by Popular Demand, Cyber Security: Fake News

August 25th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

Back by popular demand: Cyber Security has become the technology sector’s hottest topic and the biggest fear for large numbers of UK-based businesses.  With so much coverage produced across multiple mediums of communication and newly self appointed GDPR “experts”, we ask :  how much of this is fake news?   ABOUT THIS EVENT ilicomm will demystify […]

How can ilicomm help your organisation get ready for GDPR?

August 22nd, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

GDPR IS COMING, BUT WHAT IS IT? Coming into force on 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the European Council and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals within the European Union (EU). It also addresses […]

Working with Schools and Universities Nationwide

August 18th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

Deciding on the right ICT services for your education establishment is a major decision.  ilicomm can offer you access to a wealth of experts who have extensive knowledge in the key areas that affect your organisation, ensuring that ilicomm’s services portfolio aligns with the learning objectives of schools across the UK.  The ilicomm team recognise […]

Benefits of Upgrading your SonicWALL TZ205/215 Firewall

August 9th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

1. Faster performance to meet the demands of modern-day threat processing The Benefit: Having more and faster processors allows the TZ300 to process network traffic more quickly delivering better overall performance needed for modern-day threat processing. The Difference: The TZ300 has higher speed MHz processors compared with MHz processors in the TZ 205 and TZ […]

Cyber Security – Fake News Seminar

June 19th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

ilicomm held their first Cyber Security event last week at the Royal Bank of Scotland in St Philip’s Place, Birmingham. A special thank you to Natwest for hosting the event.  West Midlands police spoke, along with ilicomm’s Cyber Security Manager William Taaffe and our very own Security Consultant, Keith Hayes. We hope we helped demystify […]

Cyber Essentials – What you need to know!

May 22nd, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

WHAT IS CYBER ESSENTIALS? Cyber Essentials (CE) is a government-backed cyber security certification scheme that sets out a baseline of cyber security suitable for all organisations. The scheme addresses five key controls that, when implemented correctly, can prevent around 80% of cyber attacks. The certification can server as a valuable indicator that the organisation has […]

Speed Thrills

April 13th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

Young people have been brought up on high speed internet and instant load times. They don’t know any different. During some volunteer time, I recently spent with children at schools, you learn to understand both their proficiency with technical products and their lack of knowledge of the history of commonly used devices.      

Ransomware – CTRL, ALT, DELETE

April 11th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

It’s the future. Not the distant one: just a few years away from now, really. The drive home doesn’t feel so arduous, in place helped by changing the settings to fully automated and putting a film on through the cars in-built WIFI. Fast and Furious 12. Not great and featured a tired looking Vin Diesel, […]

Extend your limited hardware warranty with ilicomm today

April 7th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

Technology is a significant investment.  Extend your limited hardware warranty or upgrade your service to protect your IT systems from: Costly downtime. Changing business needs. Lost productivity. High cost out-of-warranty ‘as needed’ repairs. If your server or PC systems are coming to the end of their warranty period or have already expired, get in contact […]

A reminder of the Microsoft price changes that occurred from January 2017 onwards

April 5th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

A reminder of the Microsoft price changes that occurred from January 2017 onwards. Effective as of January 1, 2017, Microsoft has increased British pound pricing to harmonise prices for enterprise software and cloud services within the EU/EFTA region.  Microsoft periodically assess the impact of local pricing of our products and services to ensure there is reasonable […]

ilicomm tailor the network cabling service offering to meet your needs on time

April 4th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »

Whether you just want some extra network points fitting, or a new office kitted out with the latest networking standards; we offer structured cabling solutions and installations for office buildings great and small. If your data cabinet looks like Spaghetti Junction on a really bad day, we’ll set it straight for you. A tidy data […]

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