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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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15th February 2013
Is it the right time to invest in your IT infrastructure?

How important is high speed broadband and IT infrastructure productivity to your business? The government continues to talk about the importance of business growth and innovation but since the Digital Britain report was published in 2009, the UK still has a lack of high speed broadband in place. Do you think that this is something that needs rect...

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21st January 2013
Can your IT provider show you the audit logs for your business?

Do your IT audits maintain your IT security? Our regular blog readers will already know that we are experienced at carrying out business IT audits of technical equipment and making recommendations for improvements from our recent blog post: Contact Switch2IT for a third party IT audit, But did you know that we not only check for improvements tha...

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11th January 2013
Switch2IT celebrates dedication to customer service

Switch2IT presents award to Herald & Gazette Community Star Switch2IT not only provides remote IT support and IT management to businesses throughout Sussex, London, Surrey and Hampshire but also supports local businesses in other ways. In December, Switch2IT’s Managing Director Daniel Piggott attended the Herald & Gazette Community ...

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2nd January 2013
Expert IT project management services for 2013 and beyond

New year, new IT projects! Now that you are settled back in to the daily work routine after all the Christmas and New Year’s Eve jubilations you might turn your thoughts to all those new projects that you have planned for the year ahead. Well, if you are thinking about embarking on any new IT projects in 2013, we at Switch2IT would like to r...

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29th December 2012
Have you read the ICO IT Security Guide?

IMHO you should know about the ICO IT Security Guide for SMEs Apologies for the amount of acronyms in that headline but we are sure that all will become clear… Back in the summer, the Information Commissioner’s Office published A Practical Guide to IT Security. This is a guide providing practical steps for small to medium sized busine...

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20th December 2012
How to stay clear of malware and hackers this Christmas

You’d better watch out for seasonal sharing scams… We hope that in the midst of festive flurry you have had time to read our tips on how to keep data fraud at bay while doing your Christmas shopping online and that you are going to make sure that your business’ data backup strategy is in place  before closing the office fo...

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11th December 2012
Make sure that you shop wisely online to avoid data breach

Have yourself a data-fraud-free Christmas this year As the season to be jolly quick approaches and you begin to dream of getting as high on gingerbread and selection boxes as Santa’s soaring sleigh, Switch2IT’s digital forensics experts are here to bring you back down to earth with a bump. Black Friday, Cyber Monday and our UK equival...

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21st November 2012
Are you looking for a laptop repair service that you can count on?

Are you looking for a laptop repair service that you can count on? After reading about the Which? Study which revealed how some high street electrical chains are charging high and providing poor results we thought that it was well worth talking about all the excellent laptop repair services that your local technical support provider, Switch2IT, ca...

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11th October 2012
Switch2IT BCLive IT project wins Be2Award award

Switch2IT powered BCLive wins award At the end of September we found out that BCLive, the project that our web development team brought to fruition, won the Be2 Media Award and the entire Switch2IT team was over the moon! The Be2Awards encourage active online involvement, meaning that the award nominations and votes for this award were down to th...

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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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