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WhatsApp Scam

IT Blog Archive

Caution! The WhatsApp hijack scam and how to protect yourself from it

WhatsApp scam June 2021 WhatsApp is currently the world’s most popular messaging app, with over two billion active monthly users.…

MSP of the Year

Press Releases

Netstar announced as finalists for the prestigious European MSP of the Year award!

London, May 2021 – Netstar are delighted to announce that they’ve been selected as finalists for the MSP of the…

Backup & Disaster Recovery

How to protect yourself if your laptop is stolen

According to Security Boulevard, a laptop is stolen every 53 seconds. Lost or stolen laptops can cause serious issues for…

flexible working

News

How are UK businesses adapting to the future of flexible working?

2020 didn’t just alter the world of work, it turned it on its head entirely. Most of us were forced…

returning to the office

Top Tips

Returning to the office: Potential IT issues and how to prevent them

Over the next few months, many of us will be making a return to the office. Whether your team is…

Netstar Office

Press Releases

Netstar move into a brand-new central London office!

London, May 2021 – We’re thrilled to announce that we’re expanding with our brand-new office in Farringdon, central London. Since…

CRN Awards

Press Releases

Netstar IT Support announced as finalists for the CRN ‘Over and Above’ Award

London, April 2021 – This week, Netstar were announced as finalists for the CRN Resellers ‘Over and Above’ Award, demonstrating…

Cyber Security

Cyber security awareness training: The easy way to enhance security

Your employees are your number one threat Did you know? 90% of all cyber-attacks are caused by human error. Which…

QA Foundation Certificate in Cyber Security

Press Releases

Netstar Project Manager, Sarah, gains QA Foundation Certificate in Cyber Security!

London, April 2021 – Last week, Netstar Project Manager, Sarah Barraclough achieved her QA Foundation Certificate in Cyber Security. Certified…

News

G Suite is now Google Workspace: Everything you need to know

What is Google Workspace? On the 6th of October 2020, Google launched their brand-new collaboration solution to replace G Suite,…

smartphone security issues

Cyber Security

Why employee smartphones could be a major risk to your data security

Smartphones have become integral to our lives, so it's natural they're common in the workplace. But what risks for business…

Netstar's Wellbeing Challenges

Netstar Community

How wellbeing challenges helped us stay connected this lockdown and how they can help you too!

This year, it’s fair to say we all experienced a case of the January blues. Christmas was behind us and…

IT Best Practices

Still using old technology? Here are the hidden issues it’s causing your business

Are your team still using old technology? When did you last invest in new technology for your business? This year?…

Press Releases

Netstar PPS Manager, Sanish, gains his CISSP cyber security qualification

London, March 2021 – Netstar Projects and Professional Services Manager, Sanish, gained the prestigious CISSP security qualification this week. CISSP…

data security

Cyber Security

10 ways to keep your data secure in an evolving digital world

Data security in 2021 Over the course of 2021, cyber threats will continue to increase as technology naturally evolves. In…

IT Support Service of the Year

Press Releases

Netstar IT Support wins IT Support Service of the Year at the 2021 London Prestige Awards

London, February 2021 – Netstar are delighted to announce that they have won IT Support Service of the Year at…

IT Best Practices

12 expert tips to improve PC performance and get more done

We’ve all been there; it’s a Monday morning and you need to build an extra 20 minutes into the start…

data security tools

Cyber Security

5 data security tools to help your business grow over the next 6 months

Data security and business growth Business owners often view data security as entirely separate to business growth, but they shouldn’t.…

Firewall

Cyber Security

Why do I need a firewall?

A firewall is an essential part of your business' security system. Without it, your network is open to threats. A…

data security trends

Cyber Security

Data security for a remote workforce: 2021 trends

2020 was an extraordinarily turbulent year, with most of the world forced to work remotely for extended periods of time.…

password manager

Cyber Security

What is a password manager and why do I need one?

Passwords. We can’t get through the day without them. From logging into our social media accounts to managing our online…

Microsoft 365 glossary

Top Tips

Your simple glossary for all things Microsoft 365

Microsoft is one of the most infamous companies in the tech world. Because of their scale and the diversity of…

webinar

Cyber Security

[Free Webinar Download] Cyber Security in a Remote World: Protecting your Business and Employees

The rise in remote working has meant that many businesses now face additional threats and challenges. Are you confident your…

proactive IT support

IT Best Practices

Proactive IT Support – What is it and why is it crucial?

Proactive IT support will optimise business performance and fuel growth, helping you to outperform competitors and enhance your customer experience.…

Merry Christmas

IT Blog Archive

Christmas opening hours 2020

Merry Christmas from Netstar! After an especially challenging 2020, we’re here to assure you that it will be business as…

IT budgets 2021

IT Best Practices

What should my IT budget be for 2021?

A question we hear a lot from business owners is “how much should I budget for IT?” The truth (frustratingly)…

Press Releases

Netstar IT Support wins 50 Best Managed IT Companies Award for third consecutive year

It was recently announced that Netstar IT Support has been selected as one of the 50 Best Managed IT Companies…

password

Top Tips

Our five top tips for secure, accessible passwords when working from home

Imagine this… Holly has been working from home ever since the first national lockdown in March 2020. This has been…

digital innovation

Top Tips

Digital innovation: You know it’s time

Digital innovation definition Digital innovation is directly linked to digital transformation, whereby technology is used to revolutionise the way a…

modern workplace

Top Tips

The 2021 guide to building a modern workplace with Microsoft 365

What does it mean to build a modern workplace? The way we live and work is changing every day, especially…

evolution of mobile phones

Devices

How mobile phone technology has changed over the last 40 years

In their most basic sense, mobile phones are used to allow us to keep in touch with others when we’re…

Microsoft 365

Top Tips

Microsoft 365: 12 super useful features you may not know about

Microsoft 365 (formally known as Office 365 – find out more about the name change here) is one of the…

data security

Cyber Security

7 reasons UK SMEs need to prioritise data security now

Data breaches occur because SMEs make the easy mistake of assuming it “won’t happen to us.” But what happens when…

Netstar Air IT

Press Releases

Netstar and Air IT group join forces

Air IT Limited is pleased to announce its most recent acquisition – adding London based IT company Netstar UK Limited…

Customer Experience Heroes

Press Releases

Netstar’s Customer Experience Heroes of 2020

London, October 2020 – Netstar name their Customer Experience Heroes of 2020 as part of the UK Customer Experience awards.…

cloud computing solutions

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing solutions: The best way to store your data

What is cloud computing and how does it work? In simple terms, cloud computing refers to the delivery of computing…

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