As part of the Plymouth and South West Peninsula City Deal, a new service is being offered to businesses throughout Cornwall, Devon and Somerset to support business growth through selling online. The Digital Marketplace offers a series of fully-funded e-commerce workshops across the region that are available for small businesses to attend with no cost to themselves, to explore the opportunities that selling online, and selling online internationally, can bring to their business.
The latest list of the top 20 most commonly used (and therefore worst) passwords for 2013 shows that, believe it or not...‘123456’ is at number one, closely followed by ‘password’ and ‘12345678’. If we needed proof that all of the advice and guidance given on making passwords harder to crack is still being completely disregarded in many quarters, here it is! Steve Newton looks at the do's and don'ts of setting passwords.
Half a decade ago or so, small businesses were wondering whether they ought to be involved in social media. By now that’s no longer an issue; you need to be part of the conversation. Guy Clapperton takes a look at how this can actually work.
BYOD, or ‘Bring Your Own Device’, describes the increasingly common practice of organisations actively allowing employees to use their own smartphones, tablets, laptops and the like for work. Jason Meers looks at the advantages and disadvanages of adopting this approach