Gconnect Shortlisted for BIBA Awards!

Gconnect Have Made The BIBA’s Shortlist! Exciting news in the Gconnect office, we have made the shortlist for 2 BIBA awards this year! As first time entrants, we are thrilled to have gotten to this stage! 119 businesses have been shortlisted from 1200...

BYOD Is On The Rise, Are You In?

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is on the increase, in particular amongst SMEs. Essentially, BYOD is allowing employees to use their own devices for business use from synching a mobile to the company’s systems, to bringing in their own device and using it in their...

When Shared Servers Don’t Work….

For some businesses, having an up to date, easily accessible and manageable website is the lifeblood of their company. For web designers maintaining various sites on a community/shared server, access and software updates can prove difficult to manage, if not almost...

Using .htaccess to Secure a Website

As promised, here are some .htaccess examples to help secure your web site. First off is preventing .php or other scripts from being run from within an ‘upload’ folder in the web space. You would expect images and in some cases, zip files or even Office...

Spring Has Sprung, Time For A Clean

Spring is in the air, and as is traditional most people will soon be undertaking a “Spring Clean”. While you’re busy cleaning out your cupboards and emptying that drawer full of used batteries, it would be worth considering taking stock of your IT,...

How Secure Is Your Password?

Do you change it often? Do you use the same password across the board, or multiple ones? Do you use a variety of letters, numbers and punctuation characters? How about your phone, do you use a password lock at all? Or do you stick to the simple screen swipe? How about...

Dutch Pirate Bay Ruling To Influence UK Ban?

Citing the ban as ineffective, a Dutch court has overturned the ruling on restricting access to The Pirate Bay site. With a similar ban in place for British ISPs, we look at why the ban was first imposed, the reasons the Dutch court has taken this decision and the...