News and Blog

Home Blog

News and Blog

Tapcast visit the National Cyber Security Show in Birmingham

Steve Neal and James Parish visited the National Cyber Security Show at the NEC in Birmingham https://www.nationalcybersecurityshow.com The Tapcast team spoke to Julian Hubble on the DrayTek Stand regarding the latest DrayTek 2927 router and Training courses and then with…

Read More

Josh’s visit to Tapcast: A Journey of Learning and Growth

Today, we had the pleasure of hosting Josh, a 14-year-old student from Bowbrook School at Peopleton, who is passionate about IT. Josh’s curiosity led him to seek out-of-school experience in the IT industry. His visit to Tapcast was an exciting opportunity for hands-on learning and exploration. The…

Read More
Desk with an Apple Mac, open laptop, mouse and plant pot

Does a Mac need third-party antivirus?

Historically Apple products have been significantly safer than Windows and other devices when it comes to cybersecurity threats such as virus and malware, so anyone with an Apple Mac could rely on its built-in defences. However, as the number of…

Read More

Should I sign into websites using my Facebook or Google account?

When you visit a website and choose to sign in / sign up, you will often be greeted with the option to sign in using a Facebook or Google account that you already have. This is known as single sign-on…

Read More

Booking your holidays soon? How to steer clear of travel scams.

From hoax free trips to fake rental homes, here are some of the most common online threats you should look out for both before and during your travels. Once Christmas is passed, we look forward to holidaying in sunnier climates,…

Read More

Outlook for Windows is replacing Windows Mail

Microsoft is planning on phasing out the existing, free Windows Mail and Windows Calendar apps included in Windows 10 and 11, and replacing them with the new Outlook for Windows. You will be able to download the new version of Outlook…

Read More

Counterfeit gift certificates

Counterfeit is where fake gift cards or vouchers for a high street retailer or business are made by someone to look genuine and sold to consumers. In America it is reported that 1 in 4 people have had a Gift…

Read More

Checking your Facebook Security

Use Security Checkup to add security to your Facebook account. Security Checkup will help you: Get alerts when someone tries logging in to your account from an unrecognised computer or mobile device. Learn how to protect your password. Enable two-factor authentication, an…

Read More

5 tips to Speed Up Your Slow PC

If you’ve had your PC for many years, you may notice it moving at a snail's pace. Before you decide to just buy a new one, here are 5 quick and easy tips to improve your computers speed: 1. Clear…

Read More

Cyber Security for the Self-Employed

Keeping on top of your cyber security knowledge and processes is very important for the self-employed in this increasingly digital and online world. This article will provide some tips on the best ways to keep your data safe and business…

Read More