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19th August 2013
Switch2IT wonders whether we'll ever get data privacy to aid healthy IT security

Sushi not Tempora! At the start of the summer, we posted a news article called: Up with data fraud laws and down with the Snoopers’ Charter, says Switch2IT  acknowledging Nick Clegg’s decision to not collect the public’s data but questioning whether there is still enough being done to protect our data privacy. With this in...

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5th August 2013
Switch2IT will keep your IT infrastructure fit to sustain business growth

How fit is your IT infrastructure? As Bob Hoskins used to purr at us through our television screens, “It’s good to talk” and when it comes to a healthy IT infrastructure this has never been truer.  So, is your IT equipment talking to you when it senses a problem? Is it letting you know what is wrong so that you and your IT s...

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23rd July 2013
Are you still using a free anti-virus solution for your business in 2013?

Value your data? Place some value on your anti-virus solution! Switch2IT reveals why using a free anti-virus solution for your business might be a big mistake… Here are some IT security measures suggested by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to help you keep the risk of malware, spyware and data fraud to a minimum: Insta...

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8th July 2013
Switch2IT honours charity fundraisers they have sponsored during 2013

Switch2IT Charity Heroes - Class of 2013! Switch2IT is not only about providing IT networking,  remote IT support and other technical support services to business, but we also believe in giving back to the community and helping out charitable causes. Every year, we make donations to a number of deserving charities from The Alzheimer’s S...

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25th June 2013
Two-factor authentication is sensible IT security, says Switch2IT

Switch2IT is 4 2FA! The Switch2IT team is pleased to hear that a number of big consumer brands – including Apple, Google and Microsoft – are now offering their customers two-factor authentication (2FA) as a standard IT security measure. Essentially, 2FA is a safer, more complex method of authenticating an account. The special web auth...

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14th June 2013
Communications data retention is not a new phenomenon

The NSA leak is nothing new… Hands up, who has heard about the latest National Security Agency (NSA) leak? Yes, the NSA issue and our own government’s intentions with the snoopers’ charter are growing concerns among UK business professionals. But Switch2IT’s digital forensics specialists fear that these data privacy issues...

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20th May 2013
What we learned at Infosecurity Europe, 2013

Infosecurity Europe 2013 – the highlights In April, Switch2IT’s Managing Director, Daniel Piggott, went along to Europe’s leading information security event, Infosecurity Europe, at Earls Court, London. Europe’s biggest gathering of information security professionals is now in its eighteenth year. From 23rd to 25th April, ...

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10th May 2013
Up with data fraud laws and down with the snoopers charter, says Switch2IT

We want data privacy, and we want it now! It seems that the people have won the battle against the powers that be, with regard to the “snoopers’ charter”, but Switch2IT has two further concerns: how much is being done to protect the sale of our data and why are there no laws in place to protect businesses against fraudulent attem...

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24th April 2013
Switch2IT is hungry for your technical support contract

We cannot wait to tuck in and solve your business’ IT issues Following our recent horse burger themed news article - Are you getting what you pay for from your IT service provider? - the Switch2IT team is hungry for new clients and we cannot wait to tuck in. Will you join us at the table? Our friendly and experienced team provides IT busine...

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15th April 2013
How much do you know about the Wi-Fi you're using?

Is there something in your business’ WIFI? If you are a Sci-Fi fan, an aficionado of BBC dramas or someone who just happened to be watching the box a few Saturday nights ago you probably saw The Bells of St John - the episode of Doctor Who where there was something very strange going on with the WIFI. A couple of the Switch2IT team members...

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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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