A substantial breakfast of Cyber Security and Bloxx

Edinburgh and Glasgow are playing host to events organised for SMEs where local businesses meet up for breakfast in one of the two major Scottish cities, and talk all things Cyber Security. Bloxx’s very own Mark Gibson (aka. @KomodoScotland) is presenting on Thursday 26th of February, he will provide expert insight into e-safety and the dark web with current examples and industry advice. Continue reading A substantial breakfast of Cyber Security and Bloxx

Guest Blog – Grant talks unique Bloxx Search Alerts and benefits for e-Safety

As this is one of my first blog posts for Bloxx, I suppose I should introduce myself, I’ll keep it brief! I’m Grant Girdwood the Technical Service Manager here at Bloxx. I’ve been with the company for close to 8 years now and although I wear many hats my main role within the company is to manage our Service Department which includes our team of awesome installation and support engineers.

I’m a geek at heart, have a lovely wife, we have a 6 month old boy and own a pug.

This dog would lick you to death!

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We love Email, and we’re not the only ones!

Bloxx Loves Email

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner we couldn’t resist putting a soppy spin on the re-launch of the Bloxx Email Filter, so join us and fall back in love with Email Filtering from Bloxx.

We are bringing our loyal Bloxx customers a brand new addition to the Bloxx Email filtering solution – image analysis. The impressive software provided through the latest Bloxx partnership with a new OEM, Image Analyzer, a market-leading analysis engine which detect sexually explicit image content within email communication.

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Safer Internet Day 2015, #Up2Us

Safer Internet Day is here for the fourth year and it is bigger and better than ever before, with the increasing coverage of e-safety highlighting the importance of being cyber-savvy, more and more people and organisations are conscious of online dangers.

The spreading of Safer Internet Day messaging began with the central concern of protecting children and young people online, however the principles at the core of this important day are, “Not just for kids” Bloxx CEO, Charles Sweeney tells IT Security Guru.

The buzz on Twitter has provided us with an additional hashtag [#Up2Us] encapsulating the responsibility we must all take to keep on track with the SID mission, “Lets create a better internet together”. With almost a third (30%) of young people stating someone was mean to them online in the last year, the report ‘Friendship in a Digital Age’ identified, the importance of awareness days such as SID are becoming increasingly prevalent.

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What did we find at BETT 2015?

Aside from some AWESOME freebies…. We identified some key trends in technology in education, as did almost everyone else who exhibited, attended or simply followed the event online, so we’re going to summarize some of the top findings!

Jim and Sir Bob

BETT 2015 was packed to the brim with countless seminars, workshops and influential speakers, including Sir Bob Geldof – who was lucky enough to meet Jim from Bloxx (right) – discussing various topics from around the world, all focused on educational technology.

To B(YOD) or not to B(YOD)?

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