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209, 2020

WestSpring Surveillance

September 2nd, 2020|

Protect your business with next generation video surveillance. Sleep easy knowing you have eyes on your business, from anywhere at any time. What is WestSpring Surveillance? WestSpring Surveillance is our complete video security solution. We work exclusively with UniFi equipment, market leaders in video security, this [...]

1407, 2020

Fake Zoom notifications being used to steal Microsoft Office 365 credentials

July 14th, 2020|

Office 365 users are being targeted in a campaign to steal their login details using a spoofed zoom suspension email. Reported by the guys over at Abnormal Security, more than 50,000 mailboxes have been subject to the attack. So what does this attack look like? This email alert comes [...]

1607, 2019

How can gaining the Cyber Essentials Certification Could win you business?

July 16th, 2019|

WestSpring have detailed everything you need to know about the government backed Cyber Essentials Certification and how it can help you not only secure your business but win deals! For those of you who don’t know the Cyber Essentials is a certification scheme backed by the Government in an [...]

107, 2019

Why you NEED an IT Road-Map for your SME business…

July 1st, 2019|

IT modernisation is a marathon, not a sprint… SME’s are faced with multiple challenges that need to be approached strategically and logically. Unfortunately, the digital transformation is usually the last to be implemented as it is not the “inspiration” for the business. Creating and implementing an IT roadmap inline [...]

1406, 2019

Deal with IT in your business?

June 14th, 2019|

What you need to know about Cloud Technology... Cloud computing, or the transfer of critical computer-based services such as networks and file sharing through the internet, is on the rise all over the world once you know the immense benefits that this innovation can deliver for new, forward-facing firms [...]

606, 2019

3 Important cyber-security practices that successful businesses utilise…

June 6th, 2019|

They Implement a strict password strategy We all have numerous passwords for online accounts. Maybe you have one or two for your banking. Perhaps a few more for streaming services (Netflix, Sky Go etc) You’ll probably have others for social networks too (Linked In, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp to [...]

3105, 2019

Why Antivirus software is not the front line in your IT security…

May 31st, 2019|

We often think advanced security software can protect us from all cyber threats however this isn’t really the case. Your first step in securing your business is often down to training and developing effective internet usage procedures for your employees. We all know humans are flawed, we all make [...]

1704, 2019

WestSpring Gain Essentials Certification

April 17th, 2019|

We are delighted to announce that WestSpring IT are now a Trusted Cyber Security Partner. Including gaining both Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus Certifications. What is a Cyber Essentials Certification? Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats and demonstrate [...]

910, 2018

New Client: SR2

October 9th, 2018|

Who are SR2? Socially Responsible Recruitment (SR2) specialise in IT recruitment. Specifically contract and permanent hires across the UK, with a focus on digital transformation. Their ethos is to provide this in a socially responsible way, with a contribution to society. They aid to combine best practice in recruitment [...]

1308, 2018

New Client: UTAX

August 13th, 2018|

WestSpring Welcome UTAX On-Board! About UTAX UTAX (UK) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Triumph-Alder and specialises in the sale of printing and copier systems. Its portfolio of products comprises of hardware and software, copying, printing and multi-functional printers for office workstations and large-scale systems for professional applications. [...]

907, 2018

Life at WestSpring

July 9th, 2018|

WestSpring is a growing company with a start-up mentality. We love the quirky things which make us unique. And at WestSpring there are many things which make us different from most other IT companies. We have put together this blog with a few of our favourites and to give [...]

1906, 2018

New Client: Infinite Group

June 19th, 2018|

WestSpring welcome new client Infinite Group to the family. About Infinite Group  Infinite Group is a Swindon based agency. They provide field marketing services to a number of large clients including BT, EE and Sony Mobile. How WestSpring will be helping Infinite Group currently have a small on-site IT [...]

106, 2018

Phishing Attacks

June 1st, 2018|

Phishing is becoming an increasingly widespread issue in our digital world. That's why we have put together this simple guide to provide you with information and examples to help you to recognise phishing attacks. For additional help or information, get in touch with a member of our team.   What [...]

1604, 2018

WestSpring Team Social

April 16th, 2018|

The WestSpring team enjoyed a fun filled evening on Friday as their quarter 1 team social. Including a quiz all about WestSpring, competitive go-karting and a meaty dinner at the Spitfire. We've put together a few of the highlights to share with you in this blog.  The Quiz. Before [...]

2002, 2018

Some of the many features of Office 365

February 20th, 2018|

Microsoft Office used to be a simple thing. You’d buy a box of software and install Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint – and that was it. That all changed with the launch of Office 365 however. A shift to a subscription model with a monthly fee and a host [...]

1202, 2018

Cyber Essentials Certification Explained

February 12th, 2018|

What is a Cyber Essentials Certification? Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats and demonstrate their commitment to cyber security.   How can Cyber Essentials help you?  Cyber Essentials is a simple but effective scheme that will help you to [...]

602, 2018

New Client: Natural Spa Factory

February 6th, 2018|

WestSpring are excited to announce that we have started working the Natural Spa Factory. Established in 2009, Natural Spa Factory supply some of the world’s most prestigious spas, boutique hotels and independent retailers with their natural products. They use botanically sourced ingredients derived by nature like herbs, plants and [...]

2101, 2018

Introducing Our New Website!

January 21st, 2018|

WestSpring are excited to announce we've entered 2018 with a bang, and a fantastic new website. With great new features, useful articles and an attractive make-over, we hope that our users will enjoy it as much as we do! We specialise in providing IT consultancy and support services to [...]

1701, 2018

Decoding GDPR

January 17th, 2018|

What is GDPR? On 25th May 2018 the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced across Europe, including the UK. The new legislation aims to provide a set of standardised data protection laws.   What does GDPR mean for businesses? GDPR is fast approaching and is set [...]

312, 2017

Why Move To The Cloud?

December 3rd, 2017|

Cloud computing can offer many benefits to your business. The cloud allows you to set up what is essentially a virtual office, allowing you to connect to your business anywhere, at any time. WestSpring IT have put together the following benefits to the cloud which we believe are most [...]

2410, 2017

‘Bad Rabbit’ Ransomware

October 24th, 2017|

What happened? On 24 October 2017 there was mass attacks with ransomware called Bad Rabbit. The ransomware targeted organisations and consumers, mostly in Russia and Ukraine, and several other European countries.   What is Bad Rabbit? Bad Rabbit is a previously unknown ransomware family. A type of software that [...]

109, 2017