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Rockford IT Back Butel for UK LMP3 Racing Series

Managed IT Services Provider, Rockford IT are pleased to announce their Jack Butel sponsorship for a third year. Jack has moved on from the British F4 onto a new exciting challenge, the UK LMP3 racing series. We can't wait! Single-seater star Jack Butel will lead the charge for Speedworks Motorsport in their newly acquired Ligier JS P3 LMP3 machine in the UK LMP3 Cup Championship in 2017. Butel cut his teeth with two seasons in the British F4 series before deciding to step-up to the LMP3 Prototype series over the closed season. The Jerseyman links-up with the Cheshire-based Speedworks ...

by Lauren Ascroft on 17 Feb 2017


Safer Internet Day 2017 – Staying Safe Online

Today, 7th February 2017, the whole world celebrates Safer Internet Day 2017 (SID). This day is coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world. We had a sweep around the Rockford IT office and have come up with our 'Top 5 Tips' for staying safer on the internet. 1. Always use a reputable antivirus product such as Kaspersky. 2. Check your settings - Use the privacy and security settings on social media sites so that only friends and fa...

by Nick Deane on 07 Feb 2017


Lauren Set to Take the ‘Plunge’ in Charity Skydive

Following our decision to make the Severn Hospice our charity of the year, our Marketing Executive, Lauren has 'jumped' on board an exciting skydive challenge! Go Lauren! On the 25th of March, in Whitchurch, Lauren will be taking to the skies and completing a 10,000 feet tandem skydive for charity. Hopefully a few of our colleagues will attend on the day to cheer her on. Lauren will be taking part in the skydive event with other jumpers who are also raising money for the Severn Hospice. This year Rockford IT have chosen the Severn Hospice as our charity of the year for 2017. So far we ...

by Nick Deane on 18 Jan 2017


DDoS Attacks on the Rise? 123-Reg Hit for a Third Time

IT Security experts, Rockford IT based in Telford, Shropshire are aware that a DDoS attack can be deadly to any organisation. Last week the UK's largest registrar provider 123-Reg became victim to one of these attacks, which had an effect on its users being able to access their email accounts and websites. This attack comes after two major DDoS attacks which hit 123-Reg in 2016. In April 2016 123-Reg admitted that a small number of user data might have been lost after the attack, this was then followed by a 30Gbps DDoS attack  after which the website went down completely. Last week 123...

by Lauren Ascroft on 17 Jan 2017


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