• Don’t be a Trump!

    October 21, 2016

    by Fiona Hamilton, Key Account Manager Trump Organisation, the multi-billion dollar business, headed by Donald Trump, candidate in one of the most controversial and hotly publicised presidential election campaigns ever, appears to be running a number of email servers in its organisation on a very outdated platform, according to tweets from a US security researcher. …Continue reading »

  • Insufficient cyber awareness among employees is putting UK legal firms at great risk

    October 20, 2016

    Insufficient cyber awareness among employees is putting UK legal firms at great risk.

    20th October 2016 Insufficient cyber awareness among employees is putting UK legal firms at great risk. SproutIT and AXELOS announce today that SproutIT will offer the RESILIA™ cyber resilience awareness programme as part of its learning and technology proposition for the legal sector. The deal will mean that companies across the legal sector will have …Continue reading »

  • Make telephony work harder for you by moving to the Cloud

    October 14, 2016

    By Richard Broadfield, Technical Director Though communication by phone is still a critical part of any business, the robustness of a business’ voice solution is often overlooked. Many on-premise solutions are unreliable, vulnerable to attack and expensive to maintain with old fashioned ISDN connections and lack of advanced features that you require. They are a …Continue reading »

  • Blackberry decides designing handsets is no longer fruitful

    September 30, 2016

    Blackberry have this week announced that after 14 years they plan to stop designing handsets and will pass this function onto their partner manufacturers. Instead they will focus on developing software such as security and applications for mobile phones. You can read their statement here:

  • Yahoo! It’s time you changed your P@$$w0rd

    September 23, 2016

    Following its disclosure of an historic cyber-hacking incident, Yahoo has advised its users to change their password if they haven’t already done so since 2014. We’ve outlined below our top 10 best practices for passwords – in the above mentioned security breach the best protection would have been point 1 which requires an additional step …Continue reading »

  • Bar Council partners with SproutIT

    September 21, 2016

    The Bar Council partners with Legal IT Specialist, Sprout IT London, 21st Sept 2016, SproutIT has announced a new Service Partnership with The Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales. SproutIT has been selected as a Bar Council Service Partner on the basis of their in-depth knowledge and experience in supporting chambers and …Continue reading »

  • Phish & Chip (& PIN)  Friday!

    September 16, 2016

    **Breaking news – Phishing Alert** by Fiona Hamilton We have been informed by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau of a mass phishing campaign which looks to be manifesting itself through a malicious email attachment.  Typically, emails being sent to business and personal addresses are entitled “Account report”, “Equipment receipts”, “Tax invoice” and “Your account has …Continue reading »

  • (Mailbox) size matters…….

    September 12, 2016

    By Richard Broadfield, Technical Director With storage being reasonably inexpensive these days, it’s easy to think that it doesn’t matter if your mailbox grows to several GB’s in size. While you’d be right in thinking that Microsoft Exchange Server is perfectly capable of dealing with huge mailboxes these days (it is, given the right processing …Continue reading »

  • Matt Torrens provides video case study

    September 8, 2016

    Hear our Managing Director, Matt Torrens, talk about his experience as a Channel Partner with Exponential-e providing services to the Legal sector here: http://ow.ly/Y0Qo3041hRe    

  • Proud to be sponsoring the Halsbury Legal Awards 2016

    Sprout are proud to be sponsoring The Halsbury Legal Awards 2016 – ‘Chambers of the year- Exceptional Achievement’.  To add to the excitement, one of our clients has been nominated for this award. The Halsbury Legal Awards were established in 2013 to recognise the exceptional and outstanding achievements and contributions of individuals, teams and organisations …Continue reading »

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