Press Release: Henrik Runnström appointed Managing Director for FunctionEight

Asia based Managed Service Provider, FunctionEight is delighted to announce the appointment of Henrik Runnström as Managing Director based in our Hong Kong Office.  The appointment is with effect from 16th November 2018. The partners of the firm, Martin Abert, Chris Young and Phil Aldridge remain controlling shareholders of FunctionEight with the intention to gradually […]

Attempting to demystify blockchain…

By on February 9, 2018 in Cloud Computing, IT Support Advice

  Do you understand blockchain?  Does the relationship between blockchain, online security and cryptocurrency leave you scratching your head?  Or were you even aware that there was a relationship between them??  This article by Doug Drinkwater in ComputerWorld is a good read.  Attempting to cast some clarity over it all without being overly technical… https://www.computerworld.co.nz/article/633059/6-use-cases-blockchain-security/ to […]

Intel Chip flaw

It has emerged that the performance speed of Intel chips can slow down by anything from 5 – 30 per cent when a software fix is applied to rectify a recently discovered fundamental design flaw. However, the reality is that an average user won’t really notice a 30% reduction in their chip speed with regular […]

The house without an alarm gets burgled first? Don’t make it easy for Cyber Criminals

I recently sat on a conference panel in Hong Kong on cybersecurity where the title of the panel was “Cybersecurity – should I be concerned?”. Considering this was a conference for financial institutions in Hong Kong the title somewhat scared me that in this day and age we are still asking whether or not a […]

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