Technology News from the LIS Helpdesk

Common Scams

Some of the most common scams you need to be looking out for. Your business is being targeted (all businesses are, all the time). It’s from last year, but still valid. Good antivirus helps as does a spam filter with phishing protection but your people are your biggest risk!

#scams #dontgetcaughtout

 

The top scams you need to know about and advice on how to get help and how to report them.

 

Momo Challenge

What is the Momo challenge and should parents be concerned? Warning: Don’t open this near children!

The bizarre tale of how a hoax goes viral and becomes real as a meme of itself. We live in an odd and dangerous online world. LIS provide a family web filter but that may not be enough.

#momo #hoax #onlinesafety #parenting

Whatsapp ?suicide challenge? branded a hoax by children?s charities

 

 

Spot that Scam!

Are you confident that all your staff know how to recognise an internet scam or phishing attack?

If the answer’s no, contact us today for an online safety training session. Call 01245-323900 or email support@lisltd.co.uk.  Don’t be an April Fool and wait until it is too late!

#hackers #training #bettersafethansorry

Long Term Business

Time for another TED Talk: How to build a business that lasts 100 years

#businessplanning #strategy #longevity #ted

 

If you want to build a business that lasts, there may be no better place to look for inspiration than your own immune system. Join strategist Martin Reeves as he shares startling statistics about shrinking corporate life spans and explains how executives can apply six principles from living organisms to build resilient businesses that flourish in the face of change.