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To shred or not to shred?

Protect yourself against identity theft and fraud with a shredder The importance of safely disposing of documents is something that most of us are now aware of and a shredder should be...
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CCTV Glossary and Jargon Buster

Whenever you’re looking to enter a new technological field, one of the biggest barriers to a complete understanding is the language, the technical terminology, the jargon. At Ebuyer, we like to keep...
Guide to CCTV

Guide to CCTV

All you need to know about CCTV systems for your home or business It’s been more than seventy years since CCTV or, to give it its full title, closed-circuit television was created...
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Robocop’s on Patrol

Anyone with visions of a dystopian society overrun by maniacal homicidal robots should probably stop reading now.  Robophobics may also prefer to put the kettle on rather than read any further. The...
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Ransomware and how you can protect yourself

The worldwide WannaCry ransomware attack which hit the NHS in the UK, car factories in France and gas companies in Spain was another demonstration of just how vulnerable we all are...
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Hacking for profit

If you had the skills to be hacker how would you use them?  Wreak havoc by infiltrating your friends social media accounts, maybe hitch a ride on your neighbour’s Wi-Fi or...
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How POE can protect your business

Whatever your industry or location, it is a sad fact business premises need to be fully secured against unwelcome intruders.  An effective, affordable, and more-or-less essential way to do this for...

Why businesses need security on their printers

Businesses spend a lot of time, money, and energy on making sure their network is protected and sensitive data secured.  Computers have the latest security packages installed and the network itself...

Stay Secure at Christmas

As the festive season is upon us the influx of new tech, smart devices  and online shopping can open us up to world of cyber danger. From Malware, to phishing scams and...

DIY Home Security

As the clocks go back and the evenings become darker earlier, homeowners all across the UK are being warned to heighten the security of their homes. Last year the Crime Survey...

The Dos and Don’ts of Using Public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi is available just about everywhere, from the local coffee shop to the hotels and airports you visit while traveling. Wi-Fi has made our lives a little easier, but it...

A Guide to Phishing Scams

We've teamed up with our #TechExperts at Norton to guide you through the world of Phishing and give you the tools to defend yourself against this common scam.   What is Phishing? Phishing is one...

How hackers are using their powers for good

At the University of Washington USA a team of researchers, scientists and engineers are working tirelessly to develop the world’s first surgical robot. This delicate and dynamic machine could help doctors...

How safe is public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi hotspots are everywhere. It’s estimated that by 2018 there will be 14m across the UK alone. They’re undeniably useful, giving us free (or cheap, at least) internet access and...

How Secure are Smartphones?

Your smartphone, a mini life manager, communication enabler and entertainment hub, the gateway to well… everything (if you have signal), but have you ever wondered how secure your little pocket companion...

Is Tech Making Crime Easier?

Technology and crime, whether it’s cybercrime or more traditional ‘on the street’ crime, technology and criminal behaviour has always seen an uneasy partnership. Improvements in technology not only make products more desirable but...

What you need to know about Privacy

Privacy, the 21st century’s go-to topic. I can almost guarantee that if you turn on a rolling news channel or flick open a newspaper, privacy will be featured somewhere in the...

When is CCTV use appropriate?

CCTV, the eye in sky and backup camera to both record and prevent wrongdoings. It's impartiality and overview of a situation can save lives, money and crime victims, but when is it...

Is Smart CCTV too intrusive?

SMART CCTV & PRIVACY CCTV, long the bane of anti-establishment fighters and privacy advocates, has seen a very firm uplift in the market with the advent of Networked IP Cameras. But has this...

Is Hacking a Hobby?

Hacking, you can’t visit a tech website or turn on the radio without hearing some reference to the latest scam, outage or robbery related back to 'hackers'. Hacking has been tarred (sometimes...