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20th March 2018
Grab a free iPad with three years' IT support

An Eggstravangant Easter Offer From Switch2IT 2018 is turning out to be a brilliant year for Switch2IT, not only are we finding that local businesses are signing up to use our managed IT support service for the first time but that many of our clients are signing up to extend their contracts because they are so pleased with our dedication to custom...

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21st February 2018
Is Big Brother defender or oppressor with regard to data protection?

Big Brother: Protector or Persecutor? This March, the Switch2IT team has been closely monitoring the progress of Big Brother Watch who have been “pushing for amendments to key areas of concern in the Data Protection Bill, including: - safeguards to protect people against automated decisions - removing wide Gov exemptions from key data prote...

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23rd January 2018
GDPR: Just good sense

GDPR, have you heard of it? There is so much buzz about the EU’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation that it has become a din, as well as a bandwagon for shady salesmen to jump upon. If it is not articles advising you on what IT tools you need to keep your business compliant it is assessments to identify your “company’s ri...

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22nd December 2017
Switch2IT looks towards a green future

As we sky-rocket towards 2018, the Switch2IT team is looking to the future of the technology sector and the many UK businesses it impacts. Do you not think it is time that the big tech brands started to think more about the world we live in and its ecological future, not just the now and the money-making opportunities available? Likewise, is it not...

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24th November 2017
Significant technological innovation, from India to Sussex

Are you confident that the UK government is putting enough effort and investment into the security of British business? Do you think other countries are leaps and bounds ahead, moving towards safe and successful futures? Switch2IT explores whether more could be done to strengthen our cyber security and infrastructure in order to make a significant ...

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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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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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20th March 2018
Grab a free iPad with three years' IT support

An Eggstravangant Easter Offer From Switch2IT 2018 is turning out to be a brilliant year for Switch2IT, not only are we finding that local businesses are signing up to use our managed IT support service for the first time but that many of our clients are signing up to extend their contracts because they are so pleased with our dedication to custom...

Read More >
21st February 2018
Is Big Brother defender or oppressor with regard to data protection?

Big Brother: Protector or Persecutor? This March, the Switch2IT team has been closely monitoring the progress of Big Brother Watch who have been “pushing for amendments to key areas of concern in the Data Protection Bill, including: - safeguards to protect people against automated decisions - removing wide Gov exemptions from key data prote...

Read More >
23rd January 2018
GDPR: Just good sense

GDPR, have you heard of it? There is so much buzz about the EU’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation that it has become a din, as well as a bandwagon for shady salesmen to jump upon. If it is not articles advising you on what IT tools you need to keep your business compliant it is assessments to identify your “company’s ri...

Read More >
22nd December 2017
Switch2IT looks towards a green future

As we sky-rocket towards 2018, the Switch2IT team is looking to the future of the technology sector and the many UK businesses it impacts. Do you not think it is time that the big tech brands started to think more about the world we live in and its ecological future, not just the now and the money-making opportunities available? Likewise, is it not...

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