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News of a big brand suffering a data breach is all too common today. But if you don’t get an email from such a company, you could mistakenly be thinking it doesn’t affect you. The thing is, large breaches are happening all the time. Cybercriminals then put access credentials online, and other bad actors buy...
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The public cloud service market is growing. Software, infrastructure, desktop, and other service numbers are all on the rise. Yet some businesses are still holding back from migrating to the cloud. Today, ITM Tech addresses the common reasons of resistance to this highly scalable and cost-effective solution. #1 Fear of Losing Control “I want full...
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Most of us can differentiate between hardware and software. But how many know what firmware refers to? More importantly, is your business securing its firmware against security vulnerabilities? Your business knows it needs to keep its operating systems (OSs) up to date. Installing patches as they are released helps protect your OS and software applications...
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Nobody likes to be told what they can’t do. Still, there are certain never dos that you should keep in mind when it comes to your work computer. Today ITM Tech looks at the top five things you should avoid doing on your work computer. #1 Don’t login to personal sites and services Sure, we’re...
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Do you have a managed anti-virus system set up for your business? Anti-virus programs don’t catch viruses when they’re not running. Yes, it’s blatantly obvious, but what’s not always clear is how often your staff are disabling your anti-virus programs so they can squeeze in a little playtime. Maybe download and install a game, free...
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What’s Best for My Computer: Shut Down or Sleep? Most people are trying to reduce power costs in their homes by turning off lights and appliances, but do the same rules apply to computers? After all, it requires more than flicking a switch on your way out the door. Some people believe you should shut...
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Protect your shared Computer for work from home Many families today have a shared home computer to help with day-to-day activities. A teen can search for a job and stream shows. A parent can check work emails, pay household bills, and shop online. A youngster can play an educational game to buy Mom or Dad...
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Why 2-Factor Authentication is so Important You hear about hacks all the time. The news covers major websites who have had data leaks containing your email and password. Computers get infected and capture your login details for bank accounts and credit cards. In the worst cases, identity theft occurs because it is an easy crime...
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With the world grappling with a health pandemic, scams are shocking. Regrettably, bad actors are everywhere, always looking for opportunities, and they’re seeing one in the coronavirus. This article outlines what you need to watch out for and how to stay cyber safe. The last thing you want to read right now is that there’s...
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Eir will charge €5.99 a month for anyone with an eircom.net email after March 31st Eir has announced that after March 31st, those who wish to continue using Eircom.net email will have to pay a monthly fee of €5.99 or face their email account being deleted after two months. The service has been free for...
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