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27th April 2016
Unsure about IT security? Switch2IT will switch on the lights

System security or computer confusion To provide more insight into the services Switch2IT team provides, last month we shared a case study of a system security IT project we managed at a Sussex school. But, what is system security? In the case of Lewes Old Grammar School, it was providing an IT solution for securing the perimeter of the school an...

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29th March 2016
Confident and compliant Switch2IT secures access control for East Sussex school

“Confident and compliant” Switch2IT secures access control for East Sussex school Since tendering to carry out an IT audit and IT strategy report in 2014, the Switch2IT team was called on once again by an East Sussex educational organisation at the start of 2016. Despite having their own IT department, the Lewes school required a ski...

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26th February 2016
Data privacy issues: Employee security or IT security?

Do you respect your employees' data privacy? Are you sick of staff using their work PCs to tweet mates? Have you caught one too many employees using their work email address to book a holiday? Are you ever tempted to have a nose at their browser history or access their email accounts to see what they have been up to? According to this BBC art...

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28th January 2016
Make sure your IT strategy stays as current as technology

Is your IT strategy alright, Jack? This nugget of a news piece – The 19th Century plug that's still being used – struck a chord with the Switch2IT team and made us gasp with geeky appreciation. But the survival of this old classic is not as surprising as it first may seem. Occasionally the old benchmarks, like excellent customer s...

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18th December 2015
Make a date to review your IT strategy and start 2016 on the right foot

Switch2IT for a happy healthy 2016! It is almost time to wave goodbye to 2015 – another fantastic year for Switch2IT and, hopefully, a successful year for your business too. Although it was a year that brought numerous Cryptolocker attacks, the introduction (and frustrations of) Windows 10 and numerous headlines detailing cybercrimes and IT ...

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23rd November 2015
Apps, Windows 10, Security and Cyber Essentials Update!

Are you ‘appy yet? Since our article about the lack of IT security surrounding app purchases, Think IT security before giving up your data privacy, we are continuing to hear reports of app developers requesting private data in return for “free” apps. Switch2IT takes data privacy very seriously and we urge you to let us know when...

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22nd October 2015
Switch2IT highlights common IT frustrations for businesses

Business IT frustrations revealed Last month, Switch2IT gave away two tickets to Goodwood’s season finale via Twitter. To be in with a chance of winning we asked our followers to share those things that frustrate them most about IT in the workplace, from unsatisfactory business IT support solutions to slow internet connections. We received s...

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14th September 2015
Win tickets to Goodwood's 2015 Season Finale with Switch2IT

Get a Gallop on, Switch2IT is Giving Away Goodwood Tickets Switch2IT is the odds on favourite for supplying IT support in London, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire and, as a thank you to our loyal customers and Twitter followers, we are giving away a pair of tickets to Goodwood’s Season Finale this October. You heard it here first, straight from...

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7th September 2015
What would happen if technology communicated with us more clearly?

Switch2IT wonders why computer doesn’t say no The world of technology evolves at a pace and recently we have seen everything from the death of Windows XP to the birth of Windows 10. But will computers, and their operating systems by extension, ever tell us that they need replacing or is it up to the boffins at Microsoft to keep plugging away...

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10th August 2015
Switch2IT recovers Cryptolocker attempts

Switch2IT recovers Cryptolocker attempts Did you see the episode of US drama series The Good Wife (Undisclosed Recipients, Series Six) where a malware attack held the partners of Florrick/Agos/Lockhart to ransom for $1 million? After Diane Lockhart opened a phishing email that infected their computer network and encrypted their files, the law fir...

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13th October 2018
Are you Getting the Best from Technology in the Workplace?

Did you know, the average person touches their mobile phone more than 2000 times a day? Yikes, and we wonder why workers are not getting those tasks done! How productive are UK businesses really? While some believe that the digital revolution is in its infancy and others feel that productivity is not yet being measured as it should, there is a cam...

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28th September 2018
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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