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What’s New in Microsoft Teams for 2021 – Part 1

At various times throughout the year, big tech companies host events where they announce new products or exciting updates, and Microsoft is no different. The Microsoft Ignite event is the hot ticket event for both Microsoft partners and enthusiasts. At this, year's Ignite hosted between 02-04 of March Microsoft announced a host of updates

2021-03-08T13:08:18+00:00March 5th, 2021|Microsoft|Comments Off on What’s New in Microsoft Teams for 2021 – Part 1

3.2 Billion Email Credentials Leaked Online – How Do You Protect Your Credentials?

Earlier this month it was revealed that hackers now have access to over 3 billion emails and passwords. This is being called the largest data breach of all time and actually consists of a combination of smaller data breaches that have occurred over the past several years. Named the Compilation of All Breaches, or COMB

2021-02-18T08:45:58+00:00February 16th, 2021|Data Protection, Security|Comments Off on 3.2 Billion Email Credentials Leaked Online – How Do You Protect Your Credentials?

How to split screen in Windows 10

Dual screens are becoming the norm in the office and now for many of us also in the home office. They offer you more screen real estate and allows you to view and interact with several windows without having to minimise one window to view another. For many more, however, a dual environment isn’t an

2021-04-01T23:51:39+01:00February 13th, 2021|Microsoft, Windows 10, Windows Tips|Comments Off on How to split screen in Windows 10

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

2021-02-10T22:26:47+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
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