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Productivity

How being a minimalist at work improves productivity

Is your desk full of books, papers, print-outs, coffee cups, breakfast bowls, folders, stationery, etc.? Does your computer desktop have…

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IT Best Practices

How to recover deleted items in Outlook

Accidentally deleted something from your Outlook mailbox Deleted Items Folder and you wish there was a way you could get…

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IT Best Practices

9 ways IT can help grow your small business

When it comes to growing your business, where do you focus your efforts first? A fancy marketing campaign? Increased sales…

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Cyber Security

6 ways to prevent a ransomware infection from crippling your business

Another well known organisation is seemingly hit by ransomware every day. The only way to deal with an attack is…

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Productivity

3 simple ways you can increase efficiency in your business

The technical definition of efficiency is "the ratio of useful work performed by a machine or in a process to…

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IT Best Practices

Don’t want to be a victim of cyber fraud? Here’s how to tell a genuine email from a fake one

As the threat of cyber fraud grows, cyber-security is consistently high up on the priority list of IT leaders across…

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Cyber Security

Don’t click on that link! How to avoid losing your company money

We’ve had several clients who have joined us after being the victim of a cyber-attack which has cost their business…

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Press Releases

Netstar shed light on the dark web and zero-trust at cyber security briefing

London, 1st March 2019 Award winning Managed IT Services Provider Netstar, were joined by partner Duo Security and thirty clients…

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News

How has wearable technology evolved over time? And how can you use it?

Wearable technology is one of the next big things when it comes to consumer trends. From the Apple Watch to…

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Cyber Security

Want to know if you’ve been hacked? How to protect your data

Find out how to beat the cyber criminals - watch now!

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IT Best Practices

Why is my PC running slowly?

  For many of us it’s an all too familiar nightmare. Before you bought your new laptop or PC you…

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Cyber Security

How the zero-trust IT security model can help your business

Zero-Trust is a term that was first coined back in 2003 to help explain a process known as de-perimiterization. Essentially,…

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Press Releases

Netstar wins 50 best managed IT companies award

Netstar IT Support Announced Winner of the 50 Best Managed IT Companies Award It was announced yesterday evening that Netstar…

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IT Best Practices

How to use technology to fuel your business growth

Technology has changed dramatically over the last few decades.  And its role in driving business development continues to expand.  Making…

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Cyber Security

What would a cyber breach cost your business?

Could your business afford to lose £310,000 PLUS a fine of 4% of annual revenue? Find out why cyber criminals…

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Cyber Security

Is your business one of the most targeted for data breaches?

Current news Data breaches, cyber-attacks and IT security are not the first things that spring to mind when going on…

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Backup & Disaster Recovery

Before you go on holiday, make sure you do these 3 things

  Sam went on holiday on the 18th of December and returned in the New Year.  He left in high…

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Productivity

The 1 mistake you’re making working from home (and how to fix it)

Holly has been working at home ever since she had surgery on her leg and couldn’t make it into the…

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IT Best Practices

8 clear signs it’s time to change IT provider

Many people are loathe to switch their IT providers, but changing tech makes it easier than it has been before.…

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Productivity

Practical advice on syncing your files to Autotask

What is Autotask Workplace? Nowadays it is not uncommon to find yourself working outside the office. Whether it is on…

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News

Netstar’s information security management awarded ISO 27001

Leading London based IT Support company Netstar awarded prestigious standard for information security management.   ISO 27001 certification recognises Netstar’s…

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Devices

How mobile phone technology has changed over the last 40 years

Mobile phones allow us to easily keep in touch with others. These day they allow us to do so much…

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Devices

On the hunt for a glass slipper: How to choose the right laptop for you

Choosing the right laptop can be a tricky process. Your team members will all have different needs and preferences.  Selecting…

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Cyber Security

Did you know that connecting a device via USB could be a serious security risk?

USB drives can save a large amount of data, which can be transferred really quickly. But have you ever stopped…

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Cloud Computing

Why you should embrace the cloud revolution

As cloud computing continues to grow and is now widely used by businesses across the globe, it seems the technology…

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IT Best Practices

How technology has changed the way we work

Technology is involved in almost every aspect of our lives. Thanks to the internet and continuous development of Smart devices,…

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Cyber Security

To kill a password – the Halloween files

Do you know if your password has ever been stolen? This time of year is synonymous with ghosts and ghouls.…

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Cyber Security

What does a scam email look like? 5 types to watch out for

A study carried out by one of our software partners KnowBe4 revealed the top reasons we are likely to click…

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IT Best Practices

How to choose the best CRM for your business in 6 easy steps

Having the right Customer Relationship Management system or CRM in place, is something every business strives for to run smoothly.…

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Cyber Security

How to combat social engineering – the biggest IT security threat to small businesses in the UK

Despite the increased threat of cyber-attacks, it has been observed that UK businesses are continuing to ignore warnings about the…

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Productivity

9 ways to add time back to your day

"I'll just check Facebook and refresh my twitter feed one more time, and then I'll go to bed." 2 hours…

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IT Best Practices

How to choose the right software and save your business money

  Today’s digital landscape offers endless possible software solutions to increase productivity within your business. But who do you ask…

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Cyber Security

Beware! Your firewall may not scan 90% of its traffic

60% of internet traffic is now encrypted, which means data is passing in and out of your business network that…

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Backup & Disaster Recovery

Could your email be hacked? What you need to do…

 Before she was even aware of it, she was receiving angry phone calls from people in her address book.  They…

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Cyber Security

CEO phishing – would you fall for it?

Companies still falling for CEO fraud - which is mainly carried out using phishing techniques. Could someone in your accounts…

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Devices

Maria’s expert advice on laptop buying

By Maria Bisoceanu, Account Manager at Netstar. I frequently come across clients asking me, 'What is the best laptop for…

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