Windows 7 End of Life

Microsofts venerable operating system, Windows 7 has now had its official end of life date announced, January 14th 2020.   This means that Microsoft will no longer update or support the operating system after this date.  Despite its age (almost 10 years old now) Windows 7 remains incredibly popular, with some reports suggesting that 39% of […]

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Moving to VOIP telephony – Why now ?

If you have any involvement or interest in telephony, it’s all but impossible to ignore the push towards VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) that is being made.  Here at CF Systems we’re no different – in the last month alone, we’ve moved three different businesses onto VOIP systems. What is it that is driving this […]

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Be safe online on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

  Black Friday and Cyber Monday are fast approaching. This year it is estimated that shoppers in the UK will spend an enormous £4.5 billion across the weekend and much of that spend will be online. This represents a potential bonanza for cyber criminals so be careful as you hit the internet with your credit […]

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Social Media Practices for Businesses

  In a world driven by the internet, social media has become an essential element of business reality; almost every company uses Social Networks to expand its online presence and reach potential and existing client. But, like for every internet-connected technology, Social Networks can pose risks for your company both in terms of cyber security […]

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Good Password Practice

Even though World Password Day was on the 4th of May, we should treat every day as a password day. Everything that has fundamental importance in our lives is password protected: your computer, your bank account, your house, your smartphone… And each and every one of the password protected devices stores some very sensitive data […]

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