Business Continuity Article on LBV

Business Continuity Article on LBV

The May 2019 edition of Lancashire Business View features a lead article by our very own Adam Purnell. Entitled “Risk, Business Continuity and IT”, the article considers how routine business operations could potentially be affected by IT failures....
Microsoft Breach

Microsoft Breach

Earlier this year, between January and March of 2019, many email account holders fell foul of another high profile email security breach. Microsoft Breach The attack centred upon a batch of free Microsoft email accounts – certain users of the Hotmail, MSN, and...
Microsoft Excel Got Smart

Microsoft Excel Got Smart

 Microsoft has introduced AI features into Microsoft Excel, starting with the Excel android app. The new feature allows users to scan information directly into an Excel spreadsheet – for example table-type information and receipts, effectively making the process...
The Case of the Credential Stuffer

The Case of the Credential Stuffer

Password Reuse Renowned researcher Troy Hunt revealed a large list of hacked data code-named ‘Collection#1’. It contained the most comprehensive list of organised hacked data to date. A staggering 700 million email addresses and in excess of 20 million passwords. This...
Power Query – Am I missing out?

Power Query – Am I missing out?

Develop your business intelligence (BI) with Excel, a great application for discovering, merging, and refining data across wide-ranging sources. With Power Query you can Find and connect data across a wide range of sources. Merge and shape data to match your data...
Advanced Excel Tips

Advanced Excel Tips

Conditional Formatting Making sense of a sea of data can be difficult. Conditional Formatting brings a level of sophistication. Used well, it can bring your spreadsheet to life. Say you want to know who your top salespeople are; within 3 clicks you can reveal your top...
Can we live without Passwords?

Can we live without Passwords?

Having to keep track of a seemingly endless list of passwords is a chore that most people find frustrating and difficult. There are social media passwords to remember, login details for a whole range of online stores, and all the security details associated with our...