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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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15th February 2013
Is it the right time to invest in your IT infrastructure?

How important is high speed broadband and IT infrastructure productivity to your business? The government continues to talk about the importance of business growth and innovation but since the Digital Britain report was published in 2009, the UK still has a lack of high speed broadband in place. Do you think that this is something that needs rect...

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21st January 2013
Can your IT provider show you the audit logs for your business?

Do your IT audits maintain your IT security? Our regular blog readers will already know that we are experienced at carrying out business IT audits of technical equipment and making recommendations for improvements from our recent blog post: Contact Switch2IT for a third party IT audit, But did you know that we not only check for improvements tha...

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11th January 2013
Switch2IT celebrates dedication to customer service

Switch2IT presents award to Herald & Gazette Community Star Switch2IT not only provides remote IT support and IT management to businesses throughout Sussex, London, Surrey and Hampshire but also supports local businesses in other ways. In December, Switch2IT’s Managing Director Daniel Piggott attended the Herald & Gazette Community ...

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2nd January 2013
Expert IT project management services for 2013 and beyond

New year, new IT projects! Now that you are settled back in to the daily work routine after all the Christmas and New Year’s Eve jubilations you might turn your thoughts to all those new projects that you have planned for the year ahead. Well, if you are thinking about embarking on any new IT projects in 2013, we at Switch2IT would like to r...

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29th December 2012
Have you read the ICO IT Security Guide?

IMHO you should know about the ICO IT Security Guide for SMEs Apologies for the amount of acronyms in that headline but we are sure that all will become clear… Back in the summer, the Information Commissioner’s Office published A Practical Guide to IT Security. This is a guide providing practical steps for small to medium sized busine...

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20th December 2012
How to stay clear of malware and hackers this Christmas

You’d better watch out for seasonal sharing scams… We hope that in the midst of festive flurry you have had time to read our tips on how to keep data fraud at bay while doing your Christmas shopping online and that you are going to make sure that your business’ data backup strategy is in place  before closing the office fo...

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11th December 2012
Make sure that you shop wisely online to avoid data breach

Have yourself a data-fraud-free Christmas this year As the season to be jolly quick approaches and you begin to dream of getting as high on gingerbread and selection boxes as Santa’s soaring sleigh, Switch2IT’s digital forensics experts are here to bring you back down to earth with a bump. Black Friday, Cyber Monday and our UK equival...

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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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