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7 reasons why you should choose managed security services for your company

7 reasons why you should choose managed security services for your company

June 13th 2018

Across Ireland, IT decision makers understand how crucial it is for companies to have a handle on their IT function. Regular news reports have continued to alert IT managers to the growing list of cybersecurity threats which modern companies face: hacking, intrusion, worms, viruses and other malware to name but a few. Here, to defend your business interests against these threats, we look at the seven main benefits of engaging with an experienced, external computer security specialist.

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I need IT Support – Where do I start?

I need IT Support – Where do I start?

April 16th 2018

Today's business world is interconnected and tech-enabled. To everyone's delight, Information Technology has reduced geographical limitations to mere numbers, making how we collect, store, transfer, and share data across the world as simple as pressing a button. But companies have their work cut out for them as they try to keep up with advancements in the field. Even the most tech-savvy business owners find it hard to single-handedly deal with the challenges of storing, retrieving, and integrating their data.

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IT Force Begins Partnership with Clutch

IT Force Begins Partnership with Clutch

December 19th 2017

Offering the best outsourced and on-site ICT services, we have been providing value and dedication to our clients for almost two decades. Deriving this strength from our integrity, honesty, and grounded approach to business, we’ve cherished how these ingrained values move us forward. For that reason, we have decided to increase transparency by means of Clutch, a market research firm dedicated to giving buyers a true picture of companies in the IT and business services fields.

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6 Questions to Ask an IT Managed Service Provider

6 Questions to Ask an IT Managed Service Provider

December 14th 2017

If you're already looking for a provider, don't worry because you're not alone. Studies suggest that 11% of a company's IT budget will be spent solely on MSP contractors. Finding the right provider can be a tremendous task as they need to care for company values and have the same drive as yourself. MSP isn't a minor part of an entire operation, it's integral to the success of any business.

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IoT Botnets & DDoS Attacks

IoT Botnets & DDoS Attacks

November 2nd 2017

Just a year after Mirai - the biggest IoT-based malware that took down large portions of the internet impacted IP cameras and internet routers by simply exploiting their weak or default passwords. Security researchers are now warning of a brand new rapidly growing IoT botnet.

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Cyber Security Threats to Financial Institutions

Cyber Security Threats to Financial Institutions

October 24th 2017

Financial firms are big targets regarding cyber security attacks due to the sensitive data that these services hold about their customers. The finance industry has become very good at protecting their information from attacks but with a constantly evolving underworld of cyber criminality, firms cannot afford to let security take a backseat.

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Financial Firms: Steer Clear of These Common Security Shortfalls

Financial Firms: Steer Clear of These Common Security Shortfalls

September 4th 2017

Financial firms are indeed quite rewarding targets for cyber criminals, should they successfully breach the security systems in place. Not only do these firms serve as a source of unlimited funds but also sensitive personal data that can be used in different ways to maximise the rewards. Security shortfalls in an increasingly digitised business environment, especially when it comes to financial services, can prove quite devastating. Let’s understand some of such common shortfalls firms are plagued by.

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