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Technology advice for social care providers

Ransomware alert - New Locky Variant Lukitus Distributed in 23 Million Emails

New Locky Variant Lukitus Distributed in 23 Million Emails. See below for advice on staying safe.

Ransomware is again attacking globally and causing infections at a high rate.There has been a new launch of emails laced with Ransomware as seen in the URL - https:/…

It’s not about digital or transformation. It’s about adaptation

Article discusses how "digital transformation is about how technology changes the conditions under which business is done"

​Digital exclusion across the UK highlighted by Get Digital’s new heatmap

Heatmap published by The Tech Partnership shows large areas of the UK continue to suffer from high levels of digital…

Digital Reach awards £600,000 to to engage UK’s most digitally disadvantaged young people

​Nominet Trust launches innovative initiative to engage the UK’s most digitally disadvantaged young people

Ofcom report reveals rise of the social seniors

Ofcom report reveals record numbers of older people are embracing smart and social technology

Webinar: EU General Data Protection Regulation - Update 2017

This free Lasa webinar looks what practical things charities and civil society organisations can do to prepare for the Regulation.

Bridge Fund

Thanks to City Bridge Trust we are able to continue our work of bringing independent tech advice to London's civil…

Webinar: Introduction to WordPress for Charity Websites

In this webinar we look at the basics of getting started with the powerful WordPress content management system.

Webinar: Office 365 for Beginners

This webinar is for charities and beginners thinking about moving to Microsoft Office 365.

Connecting Care - Final Evaluation

The final project evaluation report summarises learning points from Connecting Care and makes recommendations for future funding.

Webinar: Moving to Office 365 and what charities really need to know

In this webinar we look at what charities need to know before migrating to Microsoft Office 365.

Dementia: Technology resources

This article rounds up resources on technology support, policy and research for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.

Learning for Caring

Online learning resources can help keep staff and volunteer knowledge and skills up to date through video and bite-sized chunks…

Top Technology Tips for Health & Social Care Providers

Our handy Connecting Care flyer rounds up 10 top tips for making better use of technology every health and social care…

Online Tools Reduce Isolation For Carers

Caring for a family member or for a friend can be very isolating at times. Although never a replacement for…

Touchscreen technology devices

There are many portable devices, tablets and phones that make it easier for people to get on-line ... and to want…

Information Sharing and Governance Guide from Skills For Care

The importance and need for information sharing between and within organisations is increasing. All staff in social care should see…

Easy, Free & Quick ICT Security

This webinar highlights the latest best practices and easy, free and low cost things orgs can do to improve security…

Webinar: Google Analytics for Charities

This webinar gives you an overview of Analytics, useful for any non-profit worker with responsibility for their website.

Get Safe Online Day 2016

There are some free, quick and easy things we can do to stay safe online and avoid the pain of…

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