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25th June 2012
Our plea to Twitter- improve user experience, decrease malware threats

Twitter, where is this link taking me? Have you ever been pursuing your Twitter timeline and seen something that peaks your imagination, only to click on a link and find that it takes you somewhere you weren't expecting or to be bombarded by pop-ups? This seems to be a bugbear for many users of the social networking platform and an issue that ...

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7th June 2012
Protect your Business with Web Hosting from Switch2IT

Switch2IT are technical support specialists offering a complete IT support service to businesses in London, Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire and Kent. One of these IT Services is low cost web hosting with the additional bonus of IT security, designed to set your mind at ease. We offer web hosting to businesses, which consists of webspace, domain managemen...

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29th May 2012
Switch2IT considers wallpaper as an IT security solution

Hackers to get pasting from anti-WIFI wall paper We thought we would go for something a bit off the wall for this article- aherm, sorry! Have you heard that there is a new type of wallpaper on the horizon that could help support IT security? The Switch2IT technical support team is very intrigued... It is true, researchers from two French institutio...

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10th May 2012
Switch2IT Director attends Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research

Switch2IT Director educated at Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research We're very proud to announce that Royal Holloway, University of London, has been recognised for its excellent cyber security research and been named an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research by the British intelligence agency Government Co...

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19th April 2012
Switch2IT considers cloud computing and the associated IT security issues

What is Cloud Computing? You can think of cloud computing as the delivery of computing as a service instead of a product, whereby shared resources, software, and data are provided to computers and similar devices via a network. End-users will usually access cloud based applications through a web browser or a mobile app while software and data are s...

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4th April 2012
Switch2IT's Top Tips to avoid IT security risks associated with free WIFI

Holiday time is just around the corner and this got the Switch2IT team thinking about how we might help business owners and other professionals avert the potential IT security risks presented by free WIFI, which tempts us while away from the office. Free WIFI might seem like a bonus and we are sure that many business owners will use it when away to...

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16th March 2012
Switch2IT warns about data security scams and computer viruses

As IT service providers specialising in digital investigations, Switch2IT are only too aware of scams, tricksters and hackers just waiting to catch out Internet users. We recently saw a chart released by the Better Business Bureau via Mashable. This chart reveals the biggest scams of last year. We thought we would share the top internet scams with ...

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8th March 2012
Broken router? Switch2IT can help within 24 hours

No more excuses - internet connectivity restored promptly and effectively The Switch2IT team has been using Twitter more and more to communicate with customers and potential customers as well as individuals and businesses connected with the IT support services and IT communication products industries. Using Twitter is a great way to catch up with w...

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15th February 2012
We believe effective IT support services do not need the hard sell

Switch2IT does not believe in the "hard sell" Research commissioned by Damovo UK, consisting of survey of 100 IT directors at UK organisations across multiple business sectors and with more than 1,000 employees, has revealed that the selling of IT devices has been overhyped just recently - a stance which Switch2IT does not adopt when marketing tech...

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8th February 2012
Switch2IT works with big companies to keep their data secure

Big companies should take IT data security seriously It is a common misapprehension that just because a company is large it is good at keeping its IT data secure. Safety in numbers is not a failsafe method when it comes to data security and sometimes it is worth larger companies considering a partnership with a smaller firm, such as Switch2IT, who ...

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How to Choose IT Support to Suit Your Business

How to Choose IT Support to Suit Your Business Despite IT infrastructure being instrumental to the everyday running of most UK businesses, the appointment of reliable and dedicated technical support is still not a priority for many SMEs. One possible reason is that they are relying on the advancement of technology to pick up the slack. But, as t...

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29th August 2018
How can a VPN Increase IT Security and Business Productivity?

VPN for Better IT Security and Business Productivity At the end of the day, a business cannot run efficiently without an excellent cyber security strategy in place. Any risk of malware, hacks, phishing scams and data breaches puts your business on shaky ground and if you can avoid these pitfalls then your future will be brighter. The Switch2IT te...

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31st July 2018
The Intelligence Network: Big Boys Collaborate to Tackle Cybercrime

Big Boys Pull Together to Tackle Cybercrime It seems that businesses are, at long last, going to be more accountable for cybercrime. We are happy to hear that the likes of BAE Systems and Vodafone are finally on the same page with an aim for more transparency and collaboration when it comes to cyber security. With the growth in the amount and seve...

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