THE AGE OF CONSENT IS UPON US.

Did you know the GDPR from the ICO is to replace the DPA 1998? Don’t you just love the way governments make policies so attractive and easy to digest? Concerned with those little tick boxes that do their very best to ensure you allow them to sell your data to very devil himself by use of phrases like “please untick this ticked box if you do not want us to […]

Virus warning – 28062017

Virus Warning New variant of ransomware – ‘Petya’ or ‘Petwrap’ Threat Level 5/5 Warning Our immediate recommendations on the matter is to advise all staff: Be on guard for suspicious emails Not to click on suspicious links Do not open suspicious attachments If in any doubt call Genmar on 0330 445 1235 Note: This attack is based on fake CV attachment and a word document link. Please do not open an attachment […]

Job vacancy – Junior Helpdesk Analyst / Engineer

Required – full time helpdesk engineers training for 1st line role, to work within a busy but friendly IT support department. About Us – Established for over 20 years with an enviable reputation for exceeding customer expectations The company has grown substantially both in terms of customers, range of services and staff. From a home computer shop repairing and selling systems we have changed with the demands of our customers […]

Job vacancy – Helpdesk Admin Assistant

Required – full time and / or part time helpdesk assistants to work alongside the Helpdesk support engineers. About Us – Established for over 20 years with an enviable reputation for exceeding customer expectations The company has grown substantially both in terms of customers, range of services and staff. From a home computer shop repairing and selling systems we have changed with the demands of our customers and now offer […]

Say no to slow!

Many PC’s we are asked to work on from both business and home customers have the same issue. The computer runs like a sloth in treacle. Many of you suffer slow systems because you believe it needs replacing or will cost a fortune to remedy. This is rarely the case, with a couple of hours to spare and some basic instructions you can have the computer running as good as […]

2017 Colouring Competition Competition Rules

The competition is only for pupils of Windhill 21 Bishop’s Stortford. Competition entries must be left at the relevant school office by 18/4/17.  One entry per named student. The named student must be under the age of 12 on 18/4/17. Closing date for receipt of all entries into the school office is 10 am on 18th April 2017. The competition is open to current students at the participating school. Consent […]

2017 Tech in the year to come

2017 Tech in the year to come…… Following on from last month here are my thoughts on what to expect from the coming year: Internet of Things – a term you may of heard and thought “here we go another thing everyone is mentioning on TV and radio that I am totally in the dark about” the IoT is easily explained but its future implications are potentially huge. The vast […]

2016 a year in IT

Probably the latest in terms of news is the incredible announcement from BT Yahoo that 1 billion accounts on their servers may have been breached, that is a sixth of the planet if we had an account each!! I say news but the breach actually happened in 2013 and Yahoo themselves only found out this year when law enforcement agencies told them. This is the second time (according to Yahoo) […]

Tech Buyers Guide for Christmas

Tech Buyers Guide for Christmas

I really can’t believe I am writing about Christmas in November. I love Christmas, but much prefer it to be at Christmas and not soon after the summer holidays. However, if this article is to be of any use this is my last chance as the next one will come out a few days before. Some of you will no doubt be thinking of a new PC / Laptop / […]

2016 Colouring Competition Competition Rules

  A list of participating schools is available from Genmar.  Each participating school is running its own Colouring competition.  Competition entries must be left at the relevant school office by 7th November.  One entry per named student. The named student must be under the age of 12 on 7/11/16. Closing date for receipt of all entries is the 7th November 2016. The competition is open to current students at the […]