Sandyford.com IT Features

Secure your email to help secure your business

03/07/2017 - Email is the first port of call for hackers to gain access to your IT systems. Your employees play a big role in data security and it’s important to promote a security culture, but here we draw your attention to some additional Microsoft systems which help.

10 reasons to outsource your IT

01/06/2017 - Every business nowadays has a high dependency on computer systems infrastructure to run their operations.

9 End-User Ransomware Prevention Tips

01/06/2017 - Ransomware is an ever-growing threat, dealing with the aftermath of an attack is a nightmare. The greatest way to protect yourself and your company from an attack is to educate yourselves and your workforce.

Four IT projects to prioritise

04/04/2017 - You want to update your IT systems, but you have limited budget and need to prioritise. Which are the IT projects you should look at implementing first?

5 reasons why you should migrate to Office 365 Exchange Online

01/03/2017 - Lots of companies still use outdated technology despite new solutions being a radical improvement. There can be a resistance to change, the belief that current systems are good enough and that the hassle won’t be worth it.

Have you tested your disaster recovery system?

01/02/2017 - Lost data and business downtime means lost money. In the event of a cyber-attack, natural disaster or other disruptive event, your business needs to be back up and running as quickly as possible.

GDPR and you - General Data Protection Regulation

05/01/2017 - The office of the Data Protection Commissioner Ireland has recently published a guidance note entitled “The GDPR and you – preparing for 2018.” It is the first in a series of documents to help alleviate concerns and facilitate a smooth transition to future data privacy standards.

Are you confident your data is fully protected and secure?

01/12/2016 - Financial Services organisations must implement appropriate security measures to protect personal data and have a clear data protection policy - particularly with the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) only 18 months away.

Why would your business need regular security audits?

01/12/2016 - Over half of Irish companies reported incidents in 2015 according to the Irish Independent. 55% said they had seen company data stolen, hacked or otherwise compromised and in many cases this was due to employee negligence.

How to promote a security culture in your business

04/10/2016 - There was a time when IT security was thought to be the responsibility of the CIO or IT department, now it is the responsibility of everyone.

How to stay protected against ransomware

01/07/2016 - Ransomware: malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid.

BYOD security implications and how to overcome them

01/06/2016 - The shift from company owned devices to employees bringing their own is having a massive impact on security.

Five IT Provider Trends We Expect to See in 2016

05/04/2016 - A couple of months into 2016, it is time to look at the year ahead, to analyse current and future trends, to be prepared for them, to remain at the forefront of technological innovations...

Simple Security Suggestions to Protect your Business

04/02/2016 - Ortus - Managed IT & Cloud solutions offer us some practical advice on IT security...

The benefits of migrating to Office 365

04/02/2016 - As increasing numbers of businesses look to cloud computing for IT cost reduction, flexibility in delivering the latest tools to staff, greater workforce productivity and collaboration, reduced infrastructure complexity and improved security.

Top 5 IT Trends of 2015!

19/01/2016 - What created a buzz in the world of IT last year ? Vantage Resources' give us the run-down..

6 reasons why IT reporting is important

04/12/2015 - Delivering reliable and uninterrupted IT services to your end users ultimately comes down to the status and performance of your IT environment.

Security & Cloud Computing

02/11/2015 - Some insights from Ortus - Managed IT & Cloud solutions.

How CIOs promote data security awareness in the work place

07/10/2015 - CIOs are not only challenged with protecting company assets but are also tasked with creating a security aware culture.

What Motivates IT Professionals to move jobs

09/06/2015 - The competition for IT staff (contract or permanent) across many Industries is extremely high. Simply offering a pot of money might work for some but undoubtedly will not work for all.

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