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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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18th March 2013
Yahoo Mail hack raises questions among technical support experts

Could Yahoo do more about the big email hack? We probably all know someone who has been affected by the Yahoo Mail hack but the questions that the Switch2IT team, and many other IT business support companies, have to ask are: What is Yahoo doing to resolve this IT security issue? Why has the industry not already laid the issue of spam email to...

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4th March 2013
IT security awareness is key, from the top of the business down

How IT security aware are your employees? A recent article in the Guardian: Risky business: why security awareness is crucial for employees highlighted a major concern to the Switch2IT team, a concern that we relay to our customers time and again. Security awareness must come from the top down but, despite your efforts as an employer to make IT ...

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21st February 2013
Are you getting what you pay for from your IT service provider?

Is your IT service provider horsing around? Recent headlines about horse burgers and other fare with an equestrian essence have not gone unnoticed at our South East HQ. In fact, the news about countless suspected customer deceptions got the Switch2IT team thinking about whether SMEs are really getting what they are paying for, with regard to mana...

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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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24th April 2017
Looking towards a hi-tech future for your business

Here’s to technological advancements with Switch2IT With the South Downs looking luscious once again and the surrounds of Sussex, Hampshire and Surrey displaying more magnificence with its bluebells per woodland than that high DPI monitor you are lusting after, it makes us realise the technological world is always burgeoning . With this in ...

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