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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.…


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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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…


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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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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IT Best Practices

Want bigger profits? Time to ditch the break-fix IT strategy

In this post we look at some common IT issues and explain the very costly issues they can develop into…

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How to save £3,000 on your fibre lines

We are happy to announce we are offering our clients the chance to take part in a government run broadband…



A day in the life with no iPhone

By Michael Johnson, Head of Account Management Let me take you back to 4pm yesterday: Just your average working day.…


Cyber Security

5 habits of cyber secure businesses and 4 things they avoid

What are the secrets of keeping your business cyber secure? Secure businesses practice these 5 habits - and avoid the…

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IT Best Practices

Why London businesses benefit from proactive managed IT Support

Small business owners and entrepreneurs wear many hats. There are many facets to running a business, and in small companies…

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The best features of iOS 12 and how they will benefit business users

Forget the improved photo-sharing, new Animoji and Memoji which recognise when your tongue is sticking out – what does iOS…

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Is the new Apple iPhone update feeling a little XS? [consulting tech]

A yearly update ritual, but what’s it like this year? Apple has had its fair share of unveilings across the…

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The benefits of remote working for SMEs

Remote working capabilities have improved considerably in recent years with the advance in WiFi and cloud access. Many employees in…

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Cloud Computing

The three cloud software solutions that will help your business succeed

Where should businesses begin with cloud?  The truth is, all of us are using cloud solutions at home and at…


Cyber Security

10 things your IT provider should be telling you

IT providers are not created equal. The prices you pay can vary, but the service you receive can vary even…

How to use your personality type to be a better leader


How to use your personality type to be a better leader

By Sarah Robson, Marketing Manager at Netstar. When any new member joins the team here at Netstar, we always ask…


Cyber Security

Are you smarter than a 10-Year-Old? Or can they hack you too?

Children can pick up skills a lot faster than most adults. Their brains are like sponges, absorbing new information, languages…

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Cyber Security

What small businesses need to know about cyber crime

FSB reveals small businesses carrying cost of cyber crime, collectively attacked seven million times a year - costing the UK…

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Backup & Disaster Recovery

How to protect yourself in case your laptop is stolen

I recently read a statistic that one laptop is stolen every 53 seconds, and 80% of the cost of a…



Slow WiFi holding your business back? Here’s how to make it faster

We are all familiar with the effect slow WiFi can have on our personal productivity – and the frustration that…

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IT Best Practices

Getting the Right Technology: How to Choose the Best IT Support Partner

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Cyber Security

How Safe is Your Email? 5 Steps to Take to Be More Email Secure

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Backup & Disaster Recovery

How to avoid backup disasters and increase your data security

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Cyber Security

Are Your Apps Safe? Secure Access Starts With (Zero) Trust

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IT Best Practices

How Do You Know If VoIP Can Help Your Business?


Press Releases

Netstar Listed as One of World’s Most Forward-Thinking MSPs in Annual MSP 501 List

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IT Best Practices

6 Tips For Staying Motivated and Achieving Your Goals

Six tips to avoid losing motivation for your plans. Follow through on what you start. No more embarrassing answers to…


IT Best Practices

Infographic: 10 Ways your Employees Can Compromise Business Security

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Cloud Computing

Are You Making the Most of the Cloud? Introducing Datto Workplace – File Sync and Share Built for Business


IT Best Practices

How Outsourcing Your IT Could Help Improve Business Efficiency



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