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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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6th April 2013
Get Switch2IT's bestselling spam solution software for free

Special offer from Switch2IT: Best-selling spam solution - Stop-IT! - is free for 12 months! Switch2IT, the South East IT company which provides a complete IT solutions and technical support service for businesses in Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire and beyond, has announced that it will provide its anti-spam software free for 12 months… This ant...

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25th March 2013
Employee shows how not to clean computers

Keep your PCs clean and your employees keen Did you hear the one about the peeved employee who slowly and purposefully destroyed the computer systems in his workplace with a corrosive cleaning fluid? This, unfortunately, is no joke and it would be prudent for employers to make sure that their employees are looking after the office equipment. Other...

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18th March 2013
Yahoo Mail hack raises questions among technical support experts

Could Yahoo do more about the big email hack? We probably all know someone who has been affected by the Yahoo Mail hack but the questions that the Switch2IT team, and many other IT business support companies, have to ask are: What is Yahoo doing to resolve this IT security issue? Why has the industry not already laid the issue of spam email to...

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4th March 2013
IT security awareness is key, from the top of the business down

How IT security aware are your employees? A recent article in the Guardian: Risky business: why security awareness is crucial for employees highlighted a major concern to the Switch2IT team, a concern that we relay to our customers time and again. Security awareness must come from the top down but, despite your efforts as an employer to make IT ...

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21st February 2013
Are you getting what you pay for from your IT service provider?

Is your IT service provider horsing around? Recent headlines about horse burgers and other fare with an equestrian essence have not gone unnoticed at our South East HQ. In fact, the news about countless suspected customer deceptions got the Switch2IT team thinking about whether SMEs are really getting what they are paying for, with regard to mana...

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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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