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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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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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19th June 2019
Our net zero emissions pledge?

Renewable energy is a hot topic right now. With increasing talk of a “climate crisis”, and Extinction Rebellion protesters shutting down central London, the government is under huge (and overdue) pressure to respond. The Prime Minister recently committed to reducing UK carbon output to net zero emissions by 2050 – but is the gover...

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29th May 2019
Why crypto currency is less of a cyber security risk than you think

Bitcoin or Bust? In Defence of Crypto Currency The rise of bitcoin has certainly put the cat amongst the pigeons in the world of finance (and cyber security). Once mocked as a flash in the pan, crypto currency is now a major player in the money markets, with “blockchain” the new word on everyone’s lips. Unsurprisingly, certain ...

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30th April 2019
Do you know your AI from your Automation?

Do you know your AI from your Automation? In these nervous times, few terms have gained more traction than “Artificial Intelligence”. Often misunderstood, automation has come a long way from the realms of science fiction stories, embedding itself into our everyday lives and alleviating the burden of many mundane tasks at work. Did you...

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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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