Welcome to your October issue of Byte-Size News! In this
edition, you can find some Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts,
password tips, important information about Office 2007
products and information about the General Data
Protection Regulation which will come into effect next year
and will affect every business in the country.
If there is anything you would like to see covered in next
month’s Byte-Size News, please drop me an email >
We are pleased to announce that NCS Support Services are
sponsoring Blackburn Hawks ‘2’ Captain Tom (#16) this season!
You can find out more about the team and their upcoming fixtures
on the Blackburn Hawks website >
If you go to a match and take any pictures, please share them with
us on Twitter >
If you are using Windows 10, there are some great keyboard
My favourite is the ability to snap one window to half of your
screen by pressing the Windows key and either side key at the
Warnings & Alerts
Microsoft Office 2007 reaches the end of its support lifecycle
in October 2017, meaning there will be no more updates,
security patches, support or online technical content updates.
We are advising all of our customers who are currently using
Office 2007 products to start moving to Office 365 or
Office 2016 now.
Read the update here >
We love the website howsecureismypassword.net
Check it out and see how long it would take a computer to
crack your password! We’ve had some great passwords that
would take years to crack and then others that would take
If yours can be cracked easily, have a look at our post from
World Password Day which includes some tips to improve
your password security.
On 25th May 2018, GDPR (the General Data Protection
Regulation) will come into effect.
This regulation is the EU’s new data protection law, replacing
the Data Protection Directive. (Brexit will not affect the
Directive coming into effect.) It affects UK organisations of all
sizes and industries.
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