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18th December 2015
Make a date to review your IT strategy and start 2016 on the right foot

Switch2IT for a happy healthy 2016! It is almost time to wave goodbye to 2015 – another fantastic year for Switch2IT and, hopefully, a successful year for your business too. Although it was a year that brought numerous Cryptolocker attacks, the introduction (and frustrations of) Windows 10 and numerous headlines detailing cybercrimes and IT ...

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23rd November 2015
Apps, Windows 10, Security and Cyber Essentials Update!

Are you ‘appy yet? Since our article about the lack of IT security surrounding app purchases, Think IT security before giving up your data privacy, we are continuing to hear reports of app developers requesting private data in return for “free” apps. Switch2IT takes data privacy very seriously and we urge you to let us know when...

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22nd October 2015
Switch2IT highlights common IT frustrations for businesses

Business IT frustrations revealed Last month, Switch2IT gave away two tickets to Goodwood’s season finale via Twitter. To be in with a chance of winning we asked our followers to share those things that frustrate them most about IT in the workplace, from unsatisfactory business IT support solutions to slow internet connections. We received s...

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14th September 2015
Win tickets to Goodwood's 2015 Season Finale with Switch2IT

Get a Gallop on, Switch2IT is Giving Away Goodwood Tickets Switch2IT is the odds on favourite for supplying IT support in London, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire and, as a thank you to our loyal customers and Twitter followers, we are giving away a pair of tickets to Goodwood’s Season Finale this October. You heard it here first, straight from...

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7th September 2015
What would happen if technology communicated with us more clearly?

Switch2IT wonders why computer doesn’t say no The world of technology evolves at a pace and recently we have seen everything from the death of Windows XP to the birth of Windows 10. But will computers, and their operating systems by extension, ever tell us that they need replacing or is it up to the boffins at Microsoft to keep plugging away...

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10th August 2015
Switch2IT recovers Cryptolocker attempts

Switch2IT recovers Cryptolocker attempts Did you see the episode of US drama series The Good Wife (Undisclosed Recipients, Series Six) where a malware attack held the partners of Florrick/Agos/Lockhart to ransom for $1 million? After Diane Lockhart opened a phishing email that infected their computer network and encrypted their files, the law fir...

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3rd July 2015
Is Windows 10 the best option for your business?

Is Windows 10 really a “10”? As the dust still settles on the burial of Windows XP, the Windows 10 saga is in full swing. Initially, there were rumours Microsoft’s latest offering would be subscription based. Then, users were promised a free upgrade if they placed an order in the operating system’s first year. Deemed by Mi...

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5th June 2015
Switch2IT offers steady IT support to UK businesses

Switch2IT – Secure business IT support that delivers There was a clear winner in the recent election and we will experience a slightly different flavour to the new government but what was it that swung the vote for the Tories? Was it David Cameron’s bid for: “a strong economy; a stable government; a brighter, more secure future&...

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7th May 2015
Think IT security before giving up your data privacy

Are you ‘appy to give up your data privacy? They say that there is no such thing as a free lunch so is there really such a thing as a free app? Did you realise just how much of yourself and/or your business that you give away every time you sign up for a free smartphone or tablet app? As the Switch2IT team takes a great interest in cyber s...

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17th April 2015
Switch2IT celebrates SME human cybersecurity shields

SMES and IT security: Man Vs machine The Switch2IT team is delighted to see Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD back on UK screens this month and if Robert John Downey Jr’s portrayal of Iron Man shows us anything it is that man and machine have a mutual relationship… Without having that electromagnet placed in his chest to stop pieces o...

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25th August 2017
The complexities of UK data protection law

Who does data protection law protect and what are the parameters?  The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recently published a blog that caused a few eyebrows to rise among the Switch2IT team. Steve Eckersley ICO Head of Enforcement, who aims to “take purposeful risk-based regulatory action where obligations are ignored, exam...

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18th July 2017
What's the future for technology post-Brexit?

We realise there are an influx of “what-now-post-Brexit” articles circulating but there is no getting away from the fact that the decision of that marginal majority to pack their bags and move out of the EU will have (and is already having) a significant impact on UK businesses, especially with regard to data protection. What the Switc...

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26th June 2017
Top tips for acing IoT cyber security

How to maximise Internet of Things cyber security for your business As the BBC's Jane Wakefield explains, “The Internet of Things is about connecting previously dumb objects, such as light bulbs and cameras, to the network”. While it is useful to have everyday objects implanted with software and sensors that make them “smart...

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16th May 2017
Is Facebook leaving your business open to cyber security threats?

Is Facebook fun risking your business? Who have you seen live in concert? What is your pornstar name? Where were you born? These may all seem like innocuous enough questions – something to pass the time, get to know your Facebook friends better or a bit of a laugh – but have you considered the type of information you are sharing with t...

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