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Keep up to date on all things KCS. From technical updates, known issues and everything in between.

New Office Move: 24th May

On the 24th of May we will be moving to bigger and better premises, less than 3 miles from our current location.  The new office has ample of free car…

On the 24th of May we will be moving to bigger and better premises, less than 3 miles from our current location.  The new office has ample of free car parking, stunning views and more space. We will maintain the same stock levels ,staff, phone number and services.

Act Fast – Update Google Chrome to Avoid Being Hacked

Use Google Chrome? Chances are you do, with 65% of all computers accessing the web via the Google web browser.  If your chrome keeps asking you to upgrade then don’t…
Use Google Chrome? Chances are you do, with 65% of all computers accessing the web via the Google web browser. …

Keswick Ministries Web Project

We are very pleased to have recently won a tender to redevelop a new website for Keswick Ministries. The project will involve the complete overhaul and relaunch of the website and…
We are very pleased to have recently won a tender to redevelop a new website for Keswick Ministries. The project will involve the complete overhaul and relaunch of the website and online marketing channels. Sarah Robinson, communications executive for Keswick Ministries (pictured above right) said: “Our current website has not had any major updates for more...

KCS’ Broadband Partner, Zen Rated Least-Whinged-About

KCS’ broadband partner of 15 years, Zen Internet was recently touted the least-whinged-about broadband provider in a Which? survey, whilst broadband and phone giant, BT won the most-complained-about. The 7000+…
KCS' broadband partner of 15 years, Zen Internet was recently touted the least-whinged-about broadband provider in a Which? survey, whilst broadband and phone giant, BT won the most-complained-about. The 7000+ customers surveyed were asked to report their personal findings on price increases, connection speed, drop-outs, router problems and periods without connection. View full article here...

Turing Fest Learnings

Content marketing is broken. The new way Google understands the world. Marketing in an AI world.  Everything we know about marketing and advertising is based on yesterday’s rules – marketing…
Content marketing is broken. The new way Google understands the world. Marketing in an AI world.  Everything we know about marketing and advertising is based on yesterday’s rules – marketing in a post-digital world when the (marketing) funnel no longer exists. New tech changing consumer behaviour and finally, why 9 out of 10 marketing launches...

Google’s August Algorithm Update & why traditional SEO is dying

Google confirmed a broad core update on their Algorithm on 1st August. What does this mean? Well, essentially your site’s SEO might be impacted (either positively or adversely) depending on…
Google confirmed a broad core update on their Algorithm on 1st August. What does this mean? Well, essentially your site's SEO might be impacted (either positively or adversely) depending on how Google views your site.  Google's Search Liaison Team tweeted the following: "There’s no “fix” for pages that may perform less well other than to...

Cumbrian weather vs Calvert Trust Broadband

Six years of Cumbrian weather eventually took down the 4-mile wireless link that feeds broadband to the Calvert Trust. A few weeks ago we got the call from the Calvert…
Six years of Cumbrian weather eventually took down the 4-mile wireless link that feeds broadband to the Calvert Trust. A few weeks ago we got the call from the Calvert Trust advising that their Broadband had gone down.  We dispatched one of our Technical Engineers immediately to investigate the issue because with no broadband we...

Russian Hackers Strike!

Recently, a joint statement was released by the UK’s National Crime Security Centre (NCSC), the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) regarding malicious…
Recently, a joint statement was released by the UK’s National Crime Security Centre (NCSC), the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) regarding malicious activity carried out by the Russian Government. This has led to a heightened awareness at KCS, and we have added checks for signs of tampering...

Encryption Virus Infection

We have recently dealt with an encryption virus infection at one of our contracted customers. Although these infections have fallen from the News, the kind of viruses which infected the…
We have recently dealt with an encryption virus infection at one of our contracted customers. Although these infections have fallen from the News, the kind of viruses which infected the NHS last year are still very prevalent and can quickly cripple a business. To give you an idea of how this kind of attack plays...
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