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Why are schools joining Trusts, and what does it mean for your IT systems?

The move, part of The Schools Bill announced in the summer, will see both Primary and Secondary schools group together.


How to reduce your IT spend in school

When it comes to IT, every school’s needs are different, one thing they all have in common is the need for cost efficiency.


Back-to-school IT tips to keep your school running smoothly

When it comes to getting back to school, there are simple things you can do to make sure that your IT runs smoothly in the new term. This handy guide is packed full of hints and tips for staff and students looking to get their IT systems back on track after the summer holidays.


Four reasons hackers target schools, colleges, and universities

Have you ever wondered why hackers target schools and universities? Our latest article reveals why hackers are keen to target schools, colleges, and universities.


How can schools avoid cyber-attacks?

With rising numbers of schools being targeted by hackers, it can be challenging to know what to do for the best. We explore the threats schools face and shed some light on what can be done to minimise the risk of cyber-attacks.


Simple ways to make digital storage easier

Storing digital files safely is an essential part of any school IT. It not only reduces wasted time in the classroom but ensures your computers work efficiently. IT specialist Halchax helps to banish file frustrations with simple techniques for saving your data.


Locking out hackers with the perfect password

Each year millions of data breaches occur in the UK due to weak passwords. How can you ensure you keep your school safe? From password complexity rules to encryption, we explore the simple steps to create the perfect strong password combination and what to do if you fall foul of a password breach.


Data loss and hacks – how to protect your school

Data loss and hacks are a growing problem for the education sector. How can you protect your school? From how to train staff to what policies to put in place we look at what schools can do to prevent themselves falling victim to a cyber-attack.


9 IT practices every school should follow

Cyber-attacks are a serious threat to schools with 75% of further education colleges, 58% of secondary schools and 36% of primary schools in 2021 affected. We look at 9 IT practices every school should follow to keep their data safe.