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Weekly Round-Up #225: Cybersecurity for businesses and kids,Social Media Scams And How Punctuality Works Across The World

Weekly Round-Up #225: Cybersecurity for businesses and kids,Social Media Scams And How Punctuality Works Across The World

Weekly Round-Up #225: Cybersecurity for businesses and kids,Social Media Scams And How Punctuality Works Across The World

Welcome to this week’s round-up, I hope you’ve had a fun an productive week.

This week we look at the importance of cybersecurity for businesses, how to keep your children safe online, how to avoid social media scams and how different countries view timekeeping.

50 Essential Cyber Security Facts For Business Owners – Broadband Search

Cybersecurity isn’t a luxury, and having a breach isn’t something that will happen to someone else. If you’re not aware of the importance of cybersecurity this article will give you all the information you need to know.

Voip Phone Systems For Smbs: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly – RingCentral UK

When you’re growing a small business, your phone system can either be a huge liability or a significant asset. When your phone strategy works well, you ensure great conversations with your customers, who perceive you as a dedicated, professional entity.

The World’s Best Cities For Students – AppJobs

Choosing the right location to study can be a daunting prospect and with dozens of options to choose from, it’s important you decide on a city that best suits you. But which city will fulfil your university expectations and leave you having the time of your life?

How Many Libraries Could The World’S Top Authors Fill? – Wordery

The world’s top 10 bestselling authors have sold a staggering 13 billion books combined, with both Agatha Christie and William Shakespeare selling 4 billion books each – but can you comprehend just what that kind of success looks like?

How To Download And Install Old Versions Of Mac Osx – SetApp

Running the latest software is not always the best decision. There are plenty of reasons you might want to downgrade or run an older version of macOS on your computer. This SetApp article shows you how to go back to previous OSX versions – I had to do it to get an old iPod working so it’s worth knowing what to do!

8 Floor Plans Of Iconic British TV Homes – Quick Quid

The TV homes we (virtually) spend time in week after week become so ingrained in our memories that we eventually know the layout and design of them like the back of our hands.

QuickQuid UK recreated 8 floor plans of homes from the UK’s favourite TV shows as 3D renders – including Only Fools and Horses, Peaky Blinders and Broadchurch – do they match up with the way you imagine them?

10 Social Media Scams And How To Spot Them – Panda Security

Although Social Media platforms allow us to connect with others, they can also pose a threat if we aren’t cautious. There are many scammers on these social media channels. Both individuals and businesses have lost over $100 billion due to internet fraud – learn the signs to watch out for so you don’t become a statistic.

A Road Trip Through United States’ Off-Grid Communities –

If you’re yearning to escape your technology-fueled daily life and decrease your carbon footprint, you aren’t alone. Many people escape the distractions of technology and unsustainable practices by unplugging and visiting off-grid communities.

This article from looks at some great Off The Grid communities you can visit to unplug and get away from it all.

Internet Safety For Children (A Parent’S Guide) – VPNStreamer

Parents need to spend more time to fully understand the risks of their kids using the internet – whether supervised or not – and then they will have a grasp on what it means when they say they are "protecting my children" while they are using the internet. This article covers all of the things you need to be aware of to keep your kids safe online.

The Rise Of ‘Presenteeism’ At Work – BBC Business

How many times have you gone in to work when you’re really not up to it?

It’s called presenteeism and it’s on the rise.

A study by health insurer Vitality has found that more than 40% of employees said their work was being affected by health problems – a figure that’s risen by a third over the last five years.

These 15 Illustrations Explain How Differently People Understand ‘Being On Time’ In Different Countries – Bored Panda

Punctuality is something that many people struggle to get to grips with, in a busy world full of distractions the temptation to leave things to the last minute can sometimes get the best of you.

This interesting list shows you how countries perceive time – I think I’d better move to Malaysia given my style of timekeeping!

Have A Great Weekend

I hope you have enjoyed this round-up, as always if you have any links you like to share with me and my readers please contact me through the website or send me a tweet.

Until next week, Stay Productive!

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