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Apex Hotels HotelsUpgrading Microsoft Exchange and Office to Microsoft Sharepoint
BrightHouse embraces a more flexible future with Office 365
CNA Hardy HardyCore worked with CNA Hardy to standardise processes and increase cohesion between departments.
Carte Blanche BlancheEfficient document management and workflow through SharePoint
Chester Zoo ZooThe UK’s number one wildlife attraction adopts digital workflows through a fully customised Intranet
DIT migrate to cloud embracing secure mobile working
Diabetes UK UKMigration from SharePoint 2007 straight to SharePoint 2013 to improve communications.
EMAS utilisation of Office 365 to accelerate service transformation
EOECPH to the cloud for an easier IT management
Fresh Tracks TracksDynamics CRM for complete pipeline management
HomeAway move over 1200 users to Office 365
Investors In People UK In People UKSharePoint helps streamline the process of content creation and publishing
L.E.K. Consulting ConsultingGlobal strategy consultancy harnesses the power of SharePoint to preserve and share invaluable IP
NAS National Autistic Society replaces their ad-hoc system with a more efficient SharePoint server
PJ Valves ValvesComplete customisation and integration of CRM
PRP Architects ArchitectsSharePoint connects 250 employees in four offices across the country
Phonak education supports deployment of Microsoft SharePoint
Poundland​Complete control of a growing IT environment with reduced budgets, time and headcount
Press Association AssociationNational news agency for the UK and Ireland upgrade to Microsoft Office 365
Pure Leisure Group Leisure GroupCRM deployment increased sales enquiries by 59%

Core are part of the MemberWise Recognised Supplier Programme are part of the MemberWise Recognised Supplier Programme<p>​<span style="background-color:transparent;">​Core are delighted to announce that they are being part of the MemberWise Recognised Supplier Programme for</span></p>another consecutive year. This programme is a division of The MemberWise Network which is an independent<br>professional network that helps and supports to around 3,900 membership organisation professionals across the world.<br> <div><br>The MembersWise Recognised Supplier Programme helps providers and associations and membership bodies to connect<br>in order to meet one goal: to drive membership growth by engaging and attracting new members. Core are excited to<br>continue being part of this project that will contribute to the success of membership organisations and associations.</div><div><br>If you would like to know how Core can help your membership organisation, <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=b75e7cc6-553a-4e83-8cf0-c021e23a1043&TermSetId=cabb635c-023b-42ac-a6bc-d351c0404d07&TermId=da231919-d10c-4205-b9d1-39e760c0b4c5">contact us.​</a><br></div><div><br></div>2017-06-19T23:00:00Z
Cyber Security trends in the retail industry Security trends in the retail industry <p>​​</p><p>It is vital within the retail industry that they are aware of possible threats due to some painful breaches in recent years. <span style="background-color:transparent;">Recently our partner, SonicWall released its 2017 Annual Threat Report, detailing the biggest Cyber Security trends retailers </span><span style="background-color:transparent;">faced last year:</span></p><p><br></p><p style="text-decoration:underline;">Point-of-Sale Malware Creation Declined Drastically</p><p>These enhanced security measures caused POS malware creation to decline drastically. This was a great achievement, but it doesn't mean retailers should let <span style="background-color:transparent;">their guard down.</span></p><p> </p><p style="text-decoration:underline;">Ransomware Held Profits Hostage</p><p>Retailers should be aware of a popular type of malware that plagued businesses in 2016: ransom ware. Ransom ware locks down systems until compensation is paid to regain access.  Retailers profit can be affected by downtime of their e-commerce websites so therefore cyber criminals are more interested in violating retailers.</p><p style="text-decoration:underline;"><br></p><p style="text-decoration:underline;">Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks Took Down Online Retailers</p><p>Cyber offenders hacked thousands of security cameras and other IoT equipment to launch the largest DDoS <span style="background-color:transparent;">attacks in the history of 2016. </span><span style="background-color:transparent;">This invasion caused major retail sites from being accessed by customers, including Starbucks, Etsy and </span><span style="background-color:transparent;">These attacks are likely to continue to plague retailers in 2017 for the same reason as ransomware. </span></p><p><br></p><p style="text-decoration:underline;">SSL/TLS Encryption Protected More Internet Traffic, But Also Gave Cyber Criminals a Way in </p><p>Retailers have used Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Securit​y encryption to secure customer data via online purchases. <span style="background-color:transparent;">This security measure has become frequent for businesses of all types. While encryption makes it harder for criminals to hijack customers payment information. </span><span style="background-color:transparent;">it can also provide a back door into the network that cyber criminals can exploit to sneak in malware. </span><span style="background-color:transparent;">It is recommended that retailers ensure their firewalls are capable of deep packet inspection (DPI). ​</span></p><p>​</p><p>If you want any more information on this and how to protect yourself, please contact Core today<a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=b75e7cc6-553a-4e83-8cf0-c021e23a1043&TermSetId=cabb635c-023b-42ac-a6bc-d351c0404d07&TermId=da231919-d10c-4205-b9d1-39e760c0b4c5"> here​</a>.</p>2017-05-30T23:00:00Z
Core Sponsored MemCom Awards and Conference Sponsored MemCom Awards and Conference<p>​<span style="background-color:transparent;"> Core are delighted to have exhibited at the MemCom Conference and Awards 2017 that took place last Wednesday.</span></p><p> </p><p>We would like to congratulate the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for being awarded two of the awards sponsored by Core: Social Mobility Award and Best New Membership Product Development.</p><p> </p><p>The event, that was held at the County Hall by the Thames riverside, was a great location for some of the most influential personalities across the membership sector to meet and share ideas.</p><p> </p><p>We would also like to thank Sara Davey, IT Manager of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and David Jennaway, Head CRM Architect at Core, who gave an insightful presentation on the changes the Royal College made to improve and <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=b75e7cc6-553a-4e83-8cf0-c021e23a1043&TermSetId=cabb635c-023b-42ac-a6bc-d351c0404d07&TermId=7a248fb7-e90f-4dba-9d57-f0555b48e846">update their CRM system </a> and the positive impact this has had for their members.</p>2017-05-21T23:00:00Z

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