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Internet of Things (IoT)

By | August 15th, 2019|

The term the Internet of Things means the following…… ’The Internet of things (IoT) is the extension of Internet connectivity into physical devices and everyday objects. Embedded with electronics, Internet connectivity, and other forms of hardware (such as sensors), these devices can communicate and interact with others over the Internet, and they can be remotely monitored and controlled’. Wikipedia [...]

Two-Factor Authentication.

By | July 26th, 2019|

With security threats at an all-time high a simple ‘username and password’ security protection approach is easy prey for cyber-criminals, they can compromise log-ins in a matter of minutes and steal private data, including personal and financial information. Never fear, there are ways to make things a little more complex for cyber-criminals and save you from a potentially disastrous [...]

Welcome To Victoria Horsgood.

By | June 18th, 2019|

Just recently we have had a few changes internally at JC Designs - we were very, very sad to say goodbye to Janet Peacock our Office Manager who had been with us for over 16 years and was a big part of the JCD team. Janet retired at the end of May and we knew finding a replacement for [...]

Don’t Get Caught Out By A Spoof Email Trying To Get Your Password.

By | April 3rd, 2019|

Unfortunately, we have seen a worrying increase in the number of email scams where the sender claims you have been sent a file and they provide you with a link but when you click on the link you need to sign into OneDrive to download it. Very cleverly the scammers create a copy of the OneDrive login portal so [...]

USB Disk Encryption For Windows

By | March 11th, 2019|

As we all ascend into a more digital and online environment the need to protect your data has become ever more relevant. Most people today are familiar with the idea of storing personal or business information on their computer or copying data onto a USB stick to carry about. What some do not realise is that this data is [...]

Business IT Systems Support – One Size Does Not Fit All.

By | February 22nd, 2019|

The business world today means technology; software, hardware, remote access, infrastructure, hosting, servers, the list goes on and on, but because you are in business doesn’t necessarily mean you know about all the technical aspects of your business - ultimately, lets face it, unless your business is technology it’s probably very likely that you only have a limited knowledge [...]

JCD Getting Muddy For Charity

By | October 29th, 2018|

JCD’s Janet and Charlie recently took on the “Big Battle Challenge” to raise money for the Helen Rollason Charity. We are really pleased to report that not only did they hit their target amount but they actually doubled it. The event took place at the Secret Nuclear Bunker in Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood. It was a gruelling course as you [...]

Raising Money For The Helen Rollason Cancer Charity

By | August 31st, 2018|

J C Designs are taking part in the Big Battle challenge to raise money for the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity With little less than a month to go J C Designs Charlie and Janet are in training for the Big Battle challenge, as you can see from the picture above they already look the part and are really psyched [...]

GDPR

By | May 24th, 2018|

GDPR I am sure that you as I are rather fed up by being bombarded by the number of GDPR emails you have received in the past months. I can assure you that J C Designs if we have your contact information and indeed further information have never or will never share this information with anyone. We maintain and [...]

Keeping Your Devices Safe With BitLocker

By | April 26th, 2018|

Keeping your devices safe with BitLocker Have you thought about what would happen if ever your laptop was lost or stolen? Obviously, you have the problem of replacing it, dealing with insurance etc… But have you considered the risk if any data on it fell into the wrong hands? Someone could potentially get hold of your emails, pictures, documents, [...]