• The Lawyer Awards 2017, sponsored by SproutIT

    June 28, 2017

    SproutIT were proud to sponsor the ‘Barrister of the Year Award’ at the very prestigious Lawyer Awards yesterday evening which took place at Grosvenor House, Mayfair. . Danny Killeen, CEO of SproutIT said;  “We were delighted to present Lord Pannick QC with the Barrister of the Year award. It was a fantastic evening celebrating the …Continue reading »

  • WARNING – New Ransomware Cyber Attacks

    June 27, 2017

    News is coming in today of Ransomware Cyber Attacks across the world According to recent news reports, there have been more wide spread cyber attacks.  It is reported that this new strain, main be aiming at the same exploit used by #WannaCry – get patched, NOW!   *******UPDATE**************UPDATE**************UPDATE************** UPDATE: 28.06.17 – for Sprout Clients: FIREWALLS – Managed …Continue reading »

  • Met Police launches cyber crime prevention videos

    The Metropolitan Police have launched a cyber crime prevention video campaign with five clips to inform web users how to avoid becoming a victim of crime by adjusting their current online behaviours. By Friday 30th June, all 5 videos will be posted to our account and available to view through the below links. Passwords -Create …Continue reading »

  • Sprout article featured in The Bar Marketing newsletter

    June 26, 2017

    Matt Torrens’s article ‘ Social media and the ever increasing risks of being online’ has been featured in the June edition of Bar Marketing newsletter. Read the full article below: The impact of social media on the workplace and on individuals outside of work, is increasing at a disturbingly high rate. When referring to ‘social …Continue reading »

  • Sprout ranked in 2017 MSPmentor 501 list

    June 14, 2017

    MSPmentor have announced their 10th annual survey, used to rank the top 501 MSPs in the world and we are pleased to announce that we have been ranked 196! You can view all 501 companies here: 

  • 5 things all FD’s should know about GDPR

    June 12, 2017

    5 Things all FD’s should know about GDPR, author Angela McNaughton, Business Manager,  SproutIT, Legal IT Specialist 1. Subject Access Requests – You will no longer be able to charge people for dealing with their requests and on top of that to put even more pressure on resources allocated to the task which can often …Continue reading »

  • Host for The Lawyer Awards announced

    June 9, 2017

    The 2017 Lawyer Awards in association with Travelers. are delighted to reveal Rob Brydon, a major actor, comedian, presenter and singer will be joining us to host the night. Rob Brydon starred as Uncle Bryn in the hugely popular comedy Gavin & Stacey. Originally a Radio Wales DJ, he first captured viewers’ imagination as Keith, the …Continue reading »

  • Sponsoring The Lawyer Awards 2017 in association with Travelers

    May 25, 2017

    SproutIT are proud to be sponsoring the ‘Barrister of the Year’ award at the highly prestigious Lawyer Awards. The Lawyer Awards are the leading awards initiative within the legal calendar bringing together over 1300 private practice lawyers and senior corporate counsel. The event takes place on Tuesday 27th June at the iconic Grosvenor Hotel in …Continue reading »

  • WannaCry – could your Firewall have helped?

    May 24, 2017

    Yes, it could and should have done! Summary: The attack hit over 100 countries across the world with an untold number of victims. WannaCry is a combination of a Trojan/ransomware and a worm that leverages an SMB file sharing protocol exploit named EternalBlue. The Shadow Brokers leaked EternalBlue in April 2017 as part of a …Continue reading »

  • Ransomware; what you need to know

    May 15, 2017

    By Richard Harris, Technical Account Manager. The virus that infected the NHS and other systems over the weekend is known as “WannaCry” Ransomware.  It is believed that the source of the infection was via an email opened and resulted in spread throughout the network. Once a machine is infected it will encrypt all data on …Continue reading »