When will companies learn and invest in cyber security?

It seemed like just another ordinary day for staff at vehicle hire company. Little did they know that the simple click of an email link was about to threaten their entire business. It was early last year when the firm was the victim of a virus which encrypted over 12,000 files on its company network. A ransom demand followed – the criminals would decrypt the company’s files in exchange for more than £3,000. With the virus proving impossible to remove without the loss of crucial company data, the firm had no choice but to pay up. Businesses need to wake up. The company’s case is not an isolated one, and experts are warning that not only are small businesses now firmly in the crosshairs of cyber-criminals, they are fast becoming their favoured target – and are often woefully unprepared. “SMEs have not historically been the target of cyber crime but in 2015 something drastically changed,” says Toni Allen, UK head of client propositions at the British Standards Institute (BSI). Set   a free ESET Security account today – make sure you are prepared....

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On this day in History, where so many are uncertain about the future, we would like to assure our clients that you can rely on us. Our Customer service will remain of the highest standard Our Technical team will remain leaders in their field So you can relax in the knowledge that your I.T. is in reliable, trustworthy hands. If you are yet to be a client of Clear Computing – then get in touch and make that change. 01903 786702  ...

Due to company expansion we are in need of two new ICT Managers

Due to company expansion we are recruiting two new ICT Managers. One for a position in Sussex, another in North London.  If you have the correct experience and are interested in joining a proactive growing company then please do contact bhall@clear-computing.co.uk     The role involves administration and troubleshooting within a Windows server 2008/12 school/college network environment. Running the day to day helpdesk onsite. Doing first, second and third  line support whilst working with the customer, so hands on knowledge is required. Your responsibilities include: • Running the service desk and resolving 1st-2nd 3rd line support calls Supporting and maintaining the infrastructure to ensure maximum service Ensuring the senior engineer and Clear Computing Ltd helpdesk are aware of any issues that need to be raised and escalated Supporting and managing key infrastructure projects or working with a senior engineer to manage key infrastructure projects Keeping client informed of any IT related projects or issues Managing the day to day workload of the IT Support Technicians Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.The successful Person must have:• Experience in supporting IT in a controlled environment and previous experience of managing a small team and day to day projects/support • Microsoft server 2008/R2 or 2012/R2 Server skills, Hyper V, Active Directory DNS, DHCP, group policies and Exchange 2013, Image deployment. • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal • Experience in the education sector is desirable but not essential • Must have a clean and valid DBS disclosure • Must have a full driving license and own...

Clear Computing Welcomes Kay Phillips as Business Development Manager

Clear Computing are very pleased to announce that Kay Phillips has now joined them as Business Development Manager after many years of supporting the company. Kay has been a friend of Clear computing since the beginning ten years ago. With a wealth of experience in business growth and a vast network of contacts, she is a welcomed member of the team. Kays role will primarily be business development, client management and online marketing. She will be representing us networking at the events we support and continue to build our client base. If you would like to get in touch with Kay her email address is kphillips@clear-computing.co.uk or call her on 01903 786702. We look forward to Kay enjoying her career with us and representing Clear Computing.  ...

Clear Computing Headline sponsors of Worthing Rugby Club Beer Festival

Clear Computing are proud sponsors of the Worthing Rugby Sevens and Beer Festival which is being held on Saturday 16th July from 10.30am at Worthing Rugby Club. There are 32 teams competing in the competition for a cash prize, a large number of Ales and Ciders available plus a thirst quenching Pimms stand. There is everything you need for a family day out in the sun. Children’s entertainment zone will be running throughout the day which will include a visit from Sussex Fire and Rescue service to give the children an opportunity to look around the Fire Engine and speak to the crew.  More Radio will be playing music live at Worthing Rugby Football Club from 10am through until 7pm, followed by the live band evening entertainment ‘Phonic Boom’ from 7.30pm. There will be a number of hot food stands available including Fajitas and Nachos to match the South American evening theme. Fancy dress is very much welcome and there is camping available to anyone who’d like to stay the weekend. Everything you need for a great day out so we hope to see you at Worthing Rugby Football Club on Saturday July 16th! To book tickets click...