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Remote Working: Are you doing it right?

Eamon Gallagher MD IT.ie Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin March 2020 was a sucker punch for business and the lockdowns that followed have felt like a daily regime of 10 gruelling rounds in the ring. Some had trained and prepared for the first blow, others have adapted quite well and there

2021-01-17T22:03:21+00:00January 17th, 2021|Remote Working|Comments Off on Remote Working: Are you doing it right?

Remote Working: A perk of the job or the future of work?

The workplace saw a dramatic shift in 2020, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and what was a perk only 12 months ago, became the norm in 2020. Back at the beginning of March 7th, 2020, I wrote that “there is a very real possibility that remote working may well become the business continuity tool of necessity for many businesses” and that undoubtedly rang true. But now as we look to the future of remote working; will it once again be resigned to a perk of the job?

2021-01-17T15:10:21+00:00January 12th, 2021|Remote Working|Comments Off on Remote Working: A perk of the job or the future of work?

Ireland’s Most Popular Google Searches of 2020

As 2020 draws to a close in a year that most would rather forget but will likely remember for a very long time, we look back on the most popular Google searches in Ireland for 2020. The main themes of this year’s searches are not surprisingly, Coronavirus and the US elections, however, I was surprised

2020-12-10T10:29:07+00:00December 9th, 2020|Google|Comments Off on Ireland’s Most Popular Google Searches of 2020

Be a Scrooge This Christmas – Don’t Gift Your Data to Cyber-criminals

“Beware of Greeks bearing gifts” is a well-known proverb and refers to the famous Trojan Horse used by the Greeks to enter the city of Troy, under false pretences. The Trojan metaphor is very common in the world of cyber-security and now you know why. It is very rare to get something for nothing (or is it just me?) and so this one time you are being encouraged to be a Scrooge this Christmas and Don’t Gift your Data to Criminals.

2020-12-02T10:04:53+00:00December 1st, 2020|Scams|Comments Off on Be a Scrooge This Christmas – Don’t Gift Your Data to Cyber-criminals

How to Detect a Phishing Email

With so much of your time being spent in your inbox, it’s not surprising that this is where cybercriminals are increasingly targeting their victims. Your email is “The Number One Threat Vector” and Phishing emails are proving highly successful for cyber-criminals. The content for this post is courtesy of our partners at VadeSecure. Here you will learn how to detect a phishing email after which you should take the test to see if you can detect a phishing email. To find out how you can protect your inbox, please visit our Managed Email Security page by clicking on the button below.

2020-11-05T15:14:44+00:00November 5th, 2020|Office 365, Scams|Comments Off on How to Detect a Phishing Email

Microsoft Teams – Top New Features Of 2020

This year has seen Microsoft release some welcome new features, including Custom Backgrounds, 3 x 3 view on Desktops and Raise your Hand in Meetings. As the features keep rolling out the team at IT.ie have picked the top new features announced at or leading up to the Microsoft’s Virtual Ignite 2020 event.

2020-10-05T10:59:14+01:00October 1st, 2020|Microsoft, Productivity|Comments Off on Microsoft Teams – Top New Features Of 2020

70% of Enterprise Ransomware Victims Pay Up

The world most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. So what happens when this most valuable of assets is compromised or stolen? Would you pay to get it back or prevent its release to the wilds of the internet? Recent data suggests that 70% of enterprise ransomware attacks result in the criminals successfully eliciting payment from their victims.

2020-08-21T08:54:24+01:00August 20th, 2020|Ransomware, Scams, Security|Comments Off on 70% of Enterprise Ransomware Victims Pay Up

Josh O’Regan reflects on his Internship with IT.ie

Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on linkedin Over the last 7 months, Josh O’Regan has been working with IT.ie on a paid internship. Josh is about to begin his final year at the National College of Ireland (NCI) where he is currently undertaking a BSc in Computing. Unfortunately, this will

2020-08-07T08:58:44+01:00August 6th, 2020|Careers, Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Josh O’Regan reflects on his Internship with IT.ie
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