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 [...]


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, [...]

Charlie does it again!

By | April 24th, 2018|

Charlie does it again! It was very tense in the office the other morning as after a year of hard work Charlie was set to take his MCSA exam. Consuming several cups of confidence building coffee, he waited patiently cramming in a bit of last minute preparation. Deep in thought and feeling the pressure he kept his cool and [...]

Are your passwords leaving you vulnerable?

By | March 21st, 2018|

Are your passwords leaving you vulnerable? A study of passwords used in 2017 has revealed that some people are putting their IT systems at risk of attack by leaving the key in the door!   Many people questioned revealed that they had used passwords as weak as: 123456 Password Qwerty Letmein Football And the list goes on. Unfortunately, we [...]

JC Designs Pancake Flipping Competition 2018

By | February 14th, 2018|

JC Designs Pancake Flipping Competition 2018 At JC Designs we like to have a bit of fun now and again and thought it was only right to put everyone's pancake flipping skills to the test, the results were measured on how many flips each person could do in a minute. Noel took the winning spot but did later reveal he [...]

J C Designs Cookie Exchange

By | December 21st, 2017|

Brace yourselves, we’ve taken a break from fixing computers and started baking! To add to this years Christmas festivities, we decided to host a cookie exchange. This involved all JCD staff providing a recipe and making a batch of cookies. Everyone took part giving us a selection of cookies from savoury to sweet. There were twelve different cookies on [...]