8 Steps To Protecting Your Cyber Security in 2021


Due the COVID pandemic and increase in employees working from home, cyber-attacks have increased exponentially within the last year and a half. Indeed, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a fivefold increase in cyberattacks in late April 2020 alone. Worryingly, small to medium size businesses are prime targets for cyber-attacks, accounting for 43% of global […]

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Implementing IT Asset Management for Your Business

We don’t have to tell you, Asset Management Companies (AMCs) often include a suite of corporate offices, assets, portfolio companies and geographical regions, all of which require nuanced IT services. Yet many existing Asset and Portfolio Companies are often disparate and decentralised with little or no cybersecurity, and no centralised visibility or control at the […]

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WFH: Why Cloud Computing Makes Sense Post Covid-19

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In 2002, SARS caused employers to encourage contactless work-from-home (WFH) environments. However, the trend of remote work and video conferencing did not last. This was in part due to the clunkiness and costliness of installing video conferencing and remote servers at the time. However, the unprecedented outbreak of the corona virus has shown cloud computing […]

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From the Office: Celebrating 8 Years of Managed IT Success

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As of October 2020, Dark Horse Systems has hit a major milestone – we’re celebrating eight years of successful Managed IT Services delivery by our expert, client-focussed team. To mark the occasion, here’s a look back at eight significant DHS achievements over the years, when it comes to exceptional Managed IT Services.  Migrating to Office […]

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Deprovisioning Staff

Many companies experience changes at the start of each year, including the movement of staff. Resignations can often come with challenges for large organisations, from finding replacements to training new employees. With the increase in a wide range of applications they use, varying across departments, many companies may not be aware that former employees may […]

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Support Ends for Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 Operating Systems

Please be aware of the below recent Announcement from Microsoft: On 14th January 2020, Microsoft ends support for Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 Operating Systems. Microsoft will stop releasing patches for these operating systems, and will end support for security and performance issues. If you have these Operating Systems in your IT environment, then you […]

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