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23rd July 2013
Are you still using a free anti-virus solution for your business in 2013?

Value your data? Place some value on your anti-virus solution! Switch2IT reveals why using a free anti-virus solution for your business might be a big mistake… Here are some IT security measures suggested by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to help you keep the risk of malware, spyware and data fraud to a minimum: Insta...

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8th July 2013
Switch2IT honours charity fundraisers they have sponsored during 2013

Switch2IT Charity Heroes - Class of 2013! Switch2IT is not only about providing IT networking,  remote IT support and other technical support services to business, but we also believe in giving back to the community and helping out charitable causes. Every year, we make donations to a number of deserving charities from The Alzheimer’s S...

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25th June 2013
Two-factor authentication is sensible IT security, says Switch2IT

Switch2IT is 4 2FA! The Switch2IT team is pleased to hear that a number of big consumer brands – including Apple, Google and Microsoft – are now offering their customers two-factor authentication (2FA) as a standard IT security measure. Essentially, 2FA is a safer, more complex method of authenticating an account. The special web auth...

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14th June 2013
Communications data retention is not a new phenomenon

The NSA leak is nothing new… Hands up, who has heard about the latest National Security Agency (NSA) leak? Yes, the NSA issue and our own government’s intentions with the snoopers’ charter are growing concerns among UK business professionals. But Switch2IT’s digital forensics specialists fear that these data privacy issues...

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20th May 2013
What we learned at Infosecurity Europe, 2013

Infosecurity Europe 2013 – the highlights In April, Switch2IT’s Managing Director, Daniel Piggott, went along to Europe’s leading information security event, Infosecurity Europe, at Earls Court, London. Europe’s biggest gathering of information security professionals is now in its eighteenth year. From 23rd to 25th April, ...

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10th May 2013
Up with data fraud laws and down with the snoopers charter, says Switch2IT

We want data privacy, and we want it now! It seems that the people have won the battle against the powers that be, with regard to the “snoopers’ charter”, but Switch2IT has two further concerns: how much is being done to protect the sale of our data and why are there no laws in place to protect businesses against fraudulent attem...

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24th April 2013
Switch2IT is hungry for your technical support contract

We cannot wait to tuck in and solve your business’ IT issues Following our recent horse burger themed news article - Are you getting what you pay for from your IT service provider? - the Switch2IT team is hungry for new clients and we cannot wait to tuck in. Will you join us at the table? Our friendly and experienced team provides IT busine...

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15th April 2013
How much do you know about the Wi-Fi you're using?

Is there something in your business’ WIFI? If you are a Sci-Fi fan, an aficionado of BBC dramas or someone who just happened to be watching the box a few Saturday nights ago you probably saw The Bells of St John - the episode of Doctor Who where there was something very strange going on with the WIFI. A couple of the Switch2IT team members...

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6th April 2013
Get Switch2IT's bestselling spam solution software for free

Special offer from Switch2IT: Best-selling spam solution - Stop-IT! - is free for 12 months! Switch2IT, the South East IT company which provides a complete IT solutions and technical support service for businesses in Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire and beyond, has announced that it will provide its anti-spam software free for 12 months… This ant...

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25th March 2013
Employee shows how not to clean computers

Keep your PCs clean and your employees keen Did you hear the one about the peeved employee who slowly and purposefully destroyed the computer systems in his workplace with a corrosive cleaning fluid? This, unfortunately, is no joke and it would be prudent for employers to make sure that their employees are looking after the office equipment. Other...

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12th October 2017
Cyber Security: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Cyber Security: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly From tides of positive change via the IT networking bods at Netgear to despair in the tiresome encryption debate to undignified squirming from Microsoft about paying their taxes, this month Switch2IT explores the Good the Bad and the Ugly from the IT security and technology industries.   Gettin...

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22nd September 2017
Switch2IT says On Your Bike to data breaches like Equifax

On Your Bike, Data Breaches! There has been so much news about data breaches just lately that it is unreal – at least, the Switch2IT team wishes it was. The latest reports reveal that the Equifax data breach was a lot worse than first thought and that investigations into the extent of its impact are ongoing. As well as 143 million Americans...

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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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