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Urban Network celebrate 15th anniversary!

This month is a special month for Urban Network: our 15th anniversary! In 2003, our founders Perry and Stuart quit their jobs and embarked on a journey with a vision of becoming a leading IT provider, providing a unique customer-focused service. Fifteen years later,...

Cyber Essentials 101 – Patch Management

Patch Management is one of the five key technical controls required in the UK Government-backed Cyber Essentials Scheme. Why Patch Management is important? Vulnerabilities or security flaws are common in software and are frequently discovered. Once known, it can...

Cyber Essentials 101 – Malware Protection

Malware Protection is one of the five key technical controls required in the UK Government-backed Cyber Essentials Scheme. Why Malware Protection is important? An organisation should implement robust malware software on devices that have access to or are accessible...

Cyber Essentials 101 – Access Control

Access Control is one of the five key technical controls required in the UK Government-backed Cyber Essentials Scheme. Why Access Control is important? This control aims to ensure that only authorised individuals have user accounts and have access and at the...

Cyber Essentials 101 – Secure Configuration Control

Secure Configuration is one of the five key technical controls required in the UK Government-backed Cyber Essentials Scheme. Why Secure Configuration is important? A new computer, network devices or installed software cannot be considered secure upon default...

Cyber Essentials 101 – Boundary Firewall Internet Gateway

Boundary Firewall & Internet Gateway is one of the five key technical controls required in the UK Government-backed Cyber Essentials Scheme. Why Boundary Firewall and Internet Gateway is important? This control applies to every business where employees have access to...

IT Industry Events To Check Out in 2018 – Come and Meet Us

Want to meet us? We want to meet you too! We are attending quite a few IT industry events over the next few months. Come and meet the Urban Network team members at the following trade shows, conferences and exhibitions in 2018. January - BlockChain Week, January...

9 most popular posts of 2017

Over the past 12 months, we were busy producing useful blog content for our amazing audience of social followers, email subscribers, customers, and customers-to-be. Didn't have time to read it all? Here are the top 9 most popular posts of 2017. #1 - What General Data...

[Checklist] What to look for when choosing an Outsourced IT Provider

What should business look for in their Outsourced IT Provider? One of the hardest decisions any business needs to make is who their partners will be. This is especially true when it comes to technology partnerships, as they can become integral to everything you do as...

Support for Office 2007 including Outlook ends in October 2017

Microsoft is ending extended support for Office 2007 including Outlook 2007 this October. After October 10, 2017, Office 2007 users will no longer receive technical support and updates, including security patches or bug fixes. Office 2007 programs like Word, Excel or...

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