October 2015 News from Custom Internet

News : October 2015


This month we take a brief look at security, viruses and malware, and introduce our new Search Engine Optimisation briefing.



Security is in the news once again. Whilst it's large companies that get the headlines, a small business needs to be just as careful. Here is a quick checklist ...

  1. Always use a quality firewall on your network and keep it up to date.
  2. Use different strong passwords for everything.
  3. Ensure that wireless networks have their security turned on.
  4. Many security breaches start inside an organisation, so ensure that you know who has access to your systems and protect them with login passwords.

The list could go on, but no two businesses are alike and there is no 'one size fits all' solution.  We are happy to help you improve your systems and practices to keep vital business information private to your business.


Viruses and Malware

It's all stuff you don't want on your machine. Viruses can be downright dangerous and often arrive on poisoned emails or disks from elsewhere. Disks or memory sticks from someone else should always be scanned for viruses before use. Anti-virus software is something you should always have on your machine and kept fully up to date. Save the pain of corrupted or lost files. Call us if you require help or advice with your anti-virus software.

Malware comes in all sorts of guises - browser toolbars and add-ons, 'useful' utilities that pop up and ask for money to turn them on, web pages redirected to advertising or adult content sites. This type of infection will often be picked up from a web site, email, or arrive on the back of something else. Clearing these infections up can be quite difficult, so do call us if you think you have a problem.


Search Engines

Basic Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).

Getting your company web site to appear on the first page of Google or any other search engine listing can be a challenge. Achieving good placement in the results can make a big difference in the number of visitors to your site, and this has a direct impact on the level of enquiries or value of sales made through the site.

Many sites fail to perform well because of basic faults or out of date information.

At Custom Internet, we have the experience and tools available to find and correct the more technical errors. We will also assist with every aspect of your site design and on-going maintenance, to ensure that your site performs as well as it can for your business. There are more details on our new one page Business Briefing.

Click here to read the full briefing or call us for an initial consultation.



Details of our current offers on refurbished hardware are here, or call for more information. As well as the systems listed, we have access to a wide range of refurbished systems with good specifications at very reasonable prices.
New offers will be posted on our Facebook page as they become available, so do please 'like' our page to stay up to date.


Online cloud backupOnline Backup

The importance of keeping a regular backup of your business data cannot be over stated. Lose your business data and at best you will have big problems and at worst, your business will fail.

Our system is cloud based, but very down to earth. It is ...

Package quotas start at a modest 5Gb and can be upgraded as your needs grow.
We offer a 30 day free trial with no obligation. 
Click here for more information.

email : enquiries@custom-internet.co.uk






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