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Jargon overload: How to watch your language in the workplace | 23/07/2021

  We’re the first to agree that the world of IT and technology is very guilty of a lack of Read More

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5 ways to successfully implement your Maximizer CRM | 20/07/2021

  Did you know that some research reports that up to 70% of CRM projects fail? As a Maximizer CRM Read More

How you can outsource just enough of your IT function | 14/07/2021

  Outsourcing is all about making your life easier. It allows a business to focus on what they’re good at: Read More

Why your business needs to get collaborating in the cloud | 10/07/2021

  Have you heard of The Great Resignation? It’s a phenomenon brought about by employers failing to show up in Read More

Working from home: IT benefit or burden? | 01/07/2021

  For many businesses, the prospect of some sort of hybrid working model is very real. Even if firms are Read More

3 things that might worry you about cloud migration (but really shouldn’t) | 26/06/2021

1.    Security of data   Cyber security is a very real; and present danger to businesses, and individuals, in our Read More

Our top 4 IT outsourcing tips for small and growing businesses | 21/06/2021

  When you first start out in business, it can be difficult to know when to invest in additional support Read More

3 ways to make cyber security your main priority for 2021 | 12/06/2021

  According to’s latest cyber security breaches report, published in March, the threat to our online activity remains high Read More

How to create a CRM that’s the perfect fit for your business | 01/06/2021

  How to create a CRM that’s the perfect fit for your business At Advoco, we’re proud to be the Read More

Outsourcing: also known as ‘peace of mind’ | 25/05/2021

  Microsoft recently rolled out their latest Windows 10 update, with the improved support of remote working being an unsurprising Read More

3 things you need to consider before outsourcing your IT support | 03/05/2021

  Of all non-core business functions, IT is the most commonly outsourced. Almost three-quarters of businesses say they outsource to Read More

Why harnessing your data means faster growth and better customer service… | 30/04/2021

  When the term ‘big data’ was coined around 15 years ago, it’s unlikely anyone could have foreseen just how Read More

Planning a digital transformation – here’s what you need to do. | 25/04/2021

  Digital technology rose in its significance to businesses back in 2010 and, since then, the transformation has been continual Read More


Almost every global organisation suffered at least one mobile malware attack in 2020, according to a new report from Check Read More


Zoom has finally announced its end-to-end encryption (E2EE) capabilities will be made available to all users, significantly enhancing the security Read More


Coronavirus Lockdowns Trigger Privacy-Disrupting Location Tracking | 20/03/2020

A growing number of world governments are using surveillance techniques to gauge whether their citizens are heeding instructions to stay Read More


Microsoft announces new Teams features as usage skyrockets nearly 40 percent in a week | 16/03/2020

Microsoft Teams now has 44 million daily active users. Microsoft is revealing new Teams features today to mark three years Read More

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266,000 Passwords Stolen in Trident Crypto Fund Data Breach | 13/03/2020

A major data breach has occurred at Trident Crypto Fund, resulting in the publication of over a quarter of a million customer Read More


Coronavirus: How hackers are preying on fears of Covid-19 | 13/03/2020

Security experts say a spike in email scams linked to coronavirus is the worst they have seen in years. Cyber-criminals Read More


More popular WordPress plugins are being attacked | 06/03/2020

Yet another reason to immediately patch any vulnerable WordPress plugins. Cybercriminals are paying close attention to the security flaws that Read More


Ransomware: the cyber threat that keeps on giving | 02/03/2020

Ransomware and the dark web. When it comes to ransomware conventional wisdom says you should never pay. Often, however, the reality is Read More

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How to avoid cybersecurity heartbreak this year | 25/02/2020

Our top tips for making sure you show security some love in 2020. it's time to show the important people Read More

Ransomware Attacks Predicted to Occur Every 11 Seconds in 2021 with a Cost of $20 Billion | 14/02/2020

Confirming what we are seeing in the field, cybersecurity firm Cybersecurity Ventures has predicted that, globally, businesses in 2021 will Read More

Ransomware Attacks Cost US Healthcare Organisations Over $157 Million Since 2016 | 14/02/2020

A total of 1446 hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare organizations were affected due to 172 ransomware attacks. Over 6.6 million Read More


Don’t Fall For The PayPal SMS Scam That Steals Your Personal Details | 07/02/2020

Scammers were found to have registered two websites that look similar to the original PayPal website. The targeted users are Read More


Attacks on Web Applications increased by 52% in 2019, Says New Report | 07/02/2020

Web applications such as Slack, Microsoft 365, G Suite. Salesforce and Dropbox have become a new focus of interest for Read More


The Fort of Cyber Security – What is Data Encryption? | 07/02/2020

Encrypt your data before the Hackers do it for you… What exactly is Data Encryption? Encryption helps protect data you Read More


The Fort of Cyber Security – What is Malware? | 06/02/2020

The existence of Malware is to cause chaos, don’t invite it into your Business What exactly is Malware? Malware is Read More


The Fort of Cyber Security – What is good Password Security? | 05/02/2020

A password is a drawbridge to your entire digital world… don’t make it weak What exactly is good Password Security? Read More


The Fort of Cyber Security – What is a Good Data Backup? | 04/02/2020

Having a Data Backup is one thing, but a good one… What exactly is a good Data Backup? In this Read More


The Fort of Cyber Security – What is Smishing? | 03/02/2020

Pull up the drawbridge and protect your business from Smishing But what exactly is Smishing? The word ‘Smishing’ originates from Read More


The Fort of Cyber Security – What is Ransomware? | 02/02/2020

How to protect your business against Ransomware What exactly is Ransomware? Ransomware is a form of malicious software. Which locks Read More


The Fort of Cyber Security – What is Vishing? | 02/02/2020

Protect your business from the realms of Vishing But what exactly is Vishing? The word ‘Vishing’ is a mixture of Read More


The Fort of Cyber Security – What is Phishing? | 01/02/2020

What exactly is Phishing? Phishing is the attempt and procedure of trying to gather private information using fraudulent emails and Read More


The Fort of Cyber Security – What is a VPN? | 01/02/2020

Protect your business with a Virtual Private Network But what exactly is a VPN? A Virtual Private Network gives you Read More


Please don’t fall for these surprisingly bad phishing scam emails | 31/01/2020

A new wave of fraud emails are circulating, but many of them are pretty easy to spot. There's a new Read More

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The Fort of Cyber Security | 31/01/2020

Let Advoco lead your business to the Fort of Cyber Security! Virtual threats are universal, you can't escape them... It’s Read More


London company held to ransom by cyber criminals | 30/01/2020

A London-based company that was hacked and held to ransom by cyber criminals only told regulators about the breach two Read More


The Forgotten Link Between Linux Threats & Cloud Security | 28/01/2020

While the majority of security solutions are focused on detecting Windows threats, a greater emphasis needs to be placed on Read More

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Twitter and Facebook accounts for 15 NFL teams hacked | 28/01/2020

More than a dozen teams in the US National Football League have had their social media accounts hacked. The teams Read More

Business Disruption Attacks Most Prevalent in Last 12 Months | 17/01/2020

Business disruption was the main objective of attackers in the last year, with ransomware, DDoS and malware commonly used. According Read More

These subject lines are the most clicked for phishing | 17/01/2020

The most successful email lures don't promise riches, but issue imminent cybersecurity warnings or urgent office messages, a report reveals. Read More

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Share & Connect externally with Teams | 09/12/2019

Communicate & Collaborate externally, simply. Microsoft Teams, a cloud-based platform supplying a flexible space for collaboration across a considerable number Read More


Microsoft Teams; chat together as a business | 05/12/2019

Connect with your team, in one simple application. Don’t get entangled with several conversations in multiple applications, or with an Read More


Work in partnership within one application | 01/12/2019

Combine your day to day operations within one application With a collection of tools available to us on our computers Read More


What is a Phishing Attack and What to Look Out For? | 26/11/2019

This needs your attention: 1 in 99 emails is a phishing attack! Undoubtedly, phishing is one of the most common Read More


The Insecurities of Public Wi-Fi and What You Can Do To Protect Yourself | 20/11/2019

You will agree with us that public Wi-Fi is free and very tempting to use! But before you connect your Read More


Data Privacy and Apps That Demand Your Details | 12/11/2019

You have downloaded a new photo editing app on your phone and to complete the installation, the app first asks Read More


Important emails keep vanishing? | 05/10/2019

Emails are highly important for Business. With us all receiving hundreds of emails a week (or even a day) – Read More


Office 365 is brilliant, but it’s not a Backup service! | 30/09/2019

Are you working from Microsoft's Office 365? Like millions of others around the world, you are likely using the infamous Read More


Wouldn’t it be easier if you could go back in time? | 26/09/2019

Corrupt file or wish you could revert-back changes your colleague made? Most backup services are OKAY… they’ll have a single, Read More


We recommend using more than one source of backup. | 21/09/2019

The days of external hard drives are outnumbered. If you only have a single source of data backup, which is Read More


The Cloud offers a lot… | 16/09/2019

It's great place to work from… There are thousands of different services & operators of Cloud-based services to choose from; Read More


Stay Organised & Power your Productivity | 27/08/2019

Clearer Strategies increase Business Success Clear strategies, effective inbound marketing activities & a clear sales process is critical to business Read More


Stay balanced with a CRM software that certains your future. | 22/08/2019

Regardless of your political viewpoint with Britain and the EU, the impact on British businesses is likely to be substantial; Read More


Be Organised, Impress Customers with CRM | 17/08/2019

Become Organised, Impress your Customers CRM systems allow you to work from one central database and keep it updated in Read More


The CRM that does it all | 12/08/2019

The financial services industry is rapidly changing. Client expectations are higher than ever.  Everyday it’s becoming more challenging for advisers to Read More


Don’t get held back by slow broadband speeds! | 03/07/2019

Just how good is your broadband speed? In the current age, internet connectivity is as important to our livelihoods as Read More


Save Money By Axing ISDN Telephony | 26/06/2019

Are you still using ISDN...? As opposed to PSTN, (Analogue Lines), that are typically used at home for your phone Read More


Have you been Hacked, Would you even know? | 15/06/2019

Learn lessons from cyber-attacks to better secure your business Businesses are facing well prepared and treacherous attackers, including nation states Read More


You should Backup your data every day, Do you? | 10/06/2019

What is the overall threat to my data? With the intensification of threats to our valuable & private data, cyber-criminals Read More


Best IT Service Provider 2019 – Berkshire | 06/06/2019

Advoco Solutions provide the technical solutions and expert advice SMEs need to keep their organisation running smoothly and securely. Dedicated Read More


Let’s better secure your Communications on 365 | 05/06/2019

Protecting your data… with Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection June 2017, soon after the release of the Advanced Threat Protection Read More


Hackers are Stealing & Selling your Details | 15/05/2019

Your details might be all over the Dark Web.. What is it? The internet has three main levels - the Read More


Those clever phishermen | 03/04/2019

Phishing is rife, and they’re only getting smarter   Hackers are trying via numerous means to get access to our Read More


Confused by all the options in Office 365? | 01/03/2019

Confused by all the options in Office 365? Skype, Yammer, Teams, SharePoint…   Give people too many tools to use Read More

Barco Authorised Partner | 13/11/2018

Advoco Solutions is proud to announce that is has been accepted as a Barco Authorised Partner with immediate effect.   Read More

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Network Incident 29th March 2018 | 29/03/2018

Following on from the major network incident that occurred today at one of our hosting partners 'Hosting UK' who are Read More

Cisco 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report

Cisco 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report | 16/03/2018

What is covered in the report.... Evolution of Malware Malware is becoming more vicious. And it’s harder to combat. We Read More

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The End of HTTP according to Google | 12/03/2018

As far as Google is concerned, unencrypted HTTP web connections should be nearing the end of the road.   In Read More

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Countdown to GDPR Compliance | 29/01/2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on the 25th of May 2018.   Being an IT service Read More

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Gartner Positions Malwarebytes as a Visionary | 26/01/2018

Gartner has recognized Malwarebytes as a Visionary in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. We believe this reflects Read More

Malware Prevention

2018 Malware Forecast | 08/01/2018

Find out what 2018 has in store with our new 2018 Malware Forecast.   Based on analysis by SophosLabs, the Read More

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Sophos Security Update | 08/01/2018

Sophos wants to make you aware of the memory isolation issues affecting Intel, AMD, and ARM processors and what actions Read More

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Advoco Support Berkshire Hospital Childrens Charity | 24/12/2017

Advoco Solutions were delighted to support A-Plan Insurance in Thatcham, West Berkshire, with their Christmas Appeal to collect gifts for Read More

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Microsoft Release the new Surface Book 2 | 16/11/2017

Surface Book 2 removes the barrier between the desktop and the laptop by giving mobile professionals the power of a Read More

Maximizer CRM

Maximizer CRM 2018 | 01/11/2017

Maximizer delivers on its vision of personalized experiences with its cloud integration platform.   New release connects data, users and Read More

10 Years of Success | 01/04/2017

Advoco Solutions celebrates 10 years of successful trading. We have successfully grown our business to an established provider of IT Read More


Educate Users. Fight Ransomware | 20/01/2017

With ransomware making headlines for all of the wrong reasons, the pressure is on to put together a top of Read More

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Protecting users from Cryptolocker | 28/10/2016

With Cryptolocker again hitting businesses hard, Advoco's Cloud Online Backup is saving companies on a daily basis from data loss Read More