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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

How to Add a Custom Background to Microsoft Teams

For several months now you could enable one of the virtual backgrounds from a small library of backgrounds available in Teams. Microsoft now allows you to add your own custom background for video meetings

2020-06-10T11:12:24+01:00June 2nd, 2020|Microsoft, Office 365, Productivity, Videos|Comments Off on How to Add a Custom Background to Microsoft Teams

Switching IT Support is Easy with IT.ie

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin How many of us are guilty of sticking with service providers simply because it’s “better the devil you know”? There can be a lot to consider when you’re thinking of switching from one IT Support provider to another and it can seem like a daunting process.

2020-07-30T12:25:16+01:00May 25th, 2020|IT Support, Marketing, Sales|Comments Off on Switching IT Support is Easy with IT.ie

Microsoft Teams: The past, the present and the future

Microsoft Teams was launched in early 2017 and has become the companies fastest growing application with approximately half a million companies worldwide using it (Pre COVID-19). What you may not know is that the app started life on a fruit farm in Hawaii and hotel room in Las Vegas.

2020-04-24T10:27:06+01:00April 21st, 2020|Microsoft, Productivity, Software|Comments Off on Microsoft Teams: The past, the present and the future

Cybercriminals will exploit Remote Workers during COVID-19 Crisis

I believe, however, that an element of complacency will set in with remote workers owing to the physical disconnect from HQ that will likely lead to many users and business falling victim to cybercriminals who are taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis.

2020-03-26T11:04:01+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Data Protection, Remote Support, Scams, Security|Comments Off on Cybercriminals will exploit Remote Workers during COVID-19 Crisis

Is Your Business Remote Working Ready?

There’s been a lot of talk about “Remote Working” over the past number of days in light of the spread of the Coronavirus, however, the adoption of remote working had seen significant growth long before Coronavirus was on anyone’s radar. Remote working is a viable option for many but unfortunately for many more, it is not.

2020-03-08T20:39:43+00:00March 7th, 2020|Microsoft, Office 365, Productivity|Comments Off on Is Your Business Remote Working Ready?

Five Tips to Avoid Phishing Attacks

Practically everyone has heard of or read about phishing emails and the reason we all know about them is that they just won’t go away. As far back as 2010, we were warning our clients about these malicious emails

2020-01-27T20:03:44+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Data Protection, Ransomware, Scams, Security|Comments Off on Five Tips to Avoid Phishing Attacks
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