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31st March 2014
What does the new law for medical data privacy mean?

Data Privacy: Are we there yet? As far back as 2008, Switch2IT read The British Computer Society's (BCS) Response to the Ministry of Justice on the ‘Data Sharing Review’. Data sharing was a hot issue then and its relevance and importance has continued to soar. Our cyber security experts have always been acutely aware of how much ...

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18th March 2014
David Cato of Switch2IT to swim 5Km for Sport Relief

Switch2IT’s Dave is diving in to Sport Relief  Sport Relief brings the UK together to get active and raise money with an aim to help lives at home and abroad – from getting kids off the streets in the UK to providing fresh water and lifesaving vaccines in Africa.  From Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd March the Sainsbury’s ...

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24th February 2014
Is an industry standard cyber-security kitemark a good idea?

Why have a cyber-security kitemark? Have you heard the latest? In response to the increasingly hazardous cyber-universe, the government wants UK businesses to adopt a ‘kitemark’ for upholding certain standards of IT security. It forms part of a wider drive to ensure that businesses nationwide foster good IT security practices while al...

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13th February 2014
Switch2IT is the one-stop solution to all of your telecommunication needs

Have you considered Switch2IT’s full Telecommunications Service? The Switch2IT team knows only too well how important a good telephone system and service is to a successful business. While our customers use our website to find out more about our varied IT support services in London and beyond, and the new online quote form is fast becoming a...

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9th January 2014
Goodbye commuting, hello home computing

Goodbye commuting, hello home computing According to BT futurologist Dr Nicola Millard, in a recent article in the Guardian, the need to go into the office to work is becoming increasingly redundant for those with knowledge-based jobs. It stands to reason that the more that people are using IT equipment for work at home in the South East, the mor...

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20th December 2013
Make sure you are all backed up for Christmas

Are you all backed up for Christmas? With so many businesses getting ready to close the lids of their laptops and reach for the mince pies it is important to make sure that your computer system backup routine is solid. Whether you are a sole trader or a network administrator for an SME in Sussex, Surrey or London, the last thing that you want when...

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11th December 2013
Research says cybercrime costs in the UK have halved in the last 12 months

Hopes for UK cyber security revealed?! Despite all of the doom and gloom surrounding the rise of cybercrime in the UK, the latest stats in the Norton Report 2013 from Symantec suggest that there could be hope on the horizon as the costs of such have fallen. But does this inspire hope for SMEs? Results from the IT security software giants’ ...

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5th December 2013
Switch2IT offers hassle-free broadband installation

Make broadband installation stress-free in 2014 Is it your New Year’s resolution to be more Zen dog and less stress-head? Why not let Switch2IT take some of your worries away? Whether you are starting up a business, relocating the office or branching out in the New Year, Switch2IT is here to offer hassle-free broadband installation. We kno...

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28th November 2013
Business start-ups, is your web hosting service secure?

How secure is your web hosting? The recent Forbes’ article Avoid Google’s Blacklist by Protecting your Business Site went a long way to reinforce the importance of protecting websites from hackers and their destructive ways, one of the Switch2IT team’s many cyber security mantras. This is something that start-up businesses may ...

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10th November 2013
Research reveals small businesses are not embracing cyber security

Are you skipping those crucial cyber security steps? Research by virus protection and IT security solutions company McAfee revealed that Small-to-Medium-Businesses, despite their blasé attitude, are the professional group most at risk of cybercrime. This is something that concerns, but unfortunately does not surprise, the Switch2IT team. A...

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29th March 2019
It is time to get tough with the big boys over data privacy

It’s time to get tough with the “big boys” over data privacy You know the feeling. You have just installed or upgraded a piece of software and the first thing you are met with is a long, tedious “privacy agreement.” Does anyone have the time or inclination to sit and read every line of this sleep-inducing tome? Not us...

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20th February 2019
Are tech giants doing enough to serve their communities?

Are Tech Giants Doing Enough to Serve Communities They’ve Transformed? It is one of the great debates of our times. To what extent should giant tech companies take the ethical lead and fulfil their tax paying obligations? Indeed, the Switch2IT team has been quick to call out the “big boys” on a range of issues where they have not...

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14th January 2019
Work Smarter With These 5 New Year Tech Resolutions

Work Smarter With These 5 New Year Tech Resolutions 2019 is here. You are looking for a fresh start – a smarter, quicker way of doing things. But with work piling up after the festive break things can easily feel a bit daunting. The good news is, it need not be. Here are a few of our simple tech hacks to freshen up your business approach and...

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19th December 2018
Top Technology or Total Turkey?

Top Technology or Total Turkey? Have you ever sat down for Christmas dinner and wondered: How did my turkey get here? Well, blockchain is now helping to shine some light on the question. While we prefer a dollop of bread sauce with our turkey roast, blockchain does seem to have something pretty tasty to offer. American food giant Cargill has laun...

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