Sandyford.com IT Features

What’s in a Disaster Recovery Plan?

12/12/2017 - A disaster recovery plan (DRP) is a process used to protect and recover critical services and IT data in the event of a cyber-attack or natural disaster.

Safety First: The Importance of Having a Strong Password

01/12/2017 - Creating a password might seem like an easy task for anyone regardless of their IT knowledge.

The Digital Workspace is an Enterprise Reality!

01/12/2017 - The workplace has evolved significantly in recent years and today’s “modern office” is no longer a static location.

What are the benefits for IT Managers when using a managed IT services partner?

01/12/2017 - Your company benefits in many ways when you use an external Managed Services Provider (MSP), but what’s in it for you – the IT Manager?

Business drivers that might influence how you manage your IT

02/11/2017 - There are lots of reasons why businesses change how their IT is managed. It might be that a key employee has left, leaving an IT knowledge gap.

What Hackers Can Do with Your Companies Data

02/11/2017 - Digital data can prove a treasure trove for hacker’s who know what to look for and how best to utilise sensitive information to their advantage

How to achieve IT Infrastructure visibility and control

03/10/2017 - You should always have IT visibility and control even if your IT infrastructure is out-sourced to a managed service provider (MSP).

IT Information Security Services That You Should Outsource in Dublin

05/09/2017 - When global organisations embrace the latest technologies, they are constantly exposed to its aftermath as well. Cyber security or security of IT Infrastructure is a major concern for every industry.

Managing & protecting mobile devices, apps & data.

05/09/2017 - Smartphones today are effectively computers in your pocket! They are open to the same vulnerabilities relating to the software they run and the connections they make to the outside world.

15 ways to make your organisation more secure

01/08/2017 - Businesses manage their organisation’s security in a number of ways – from shredding hard copies, to implementation of a disaster recovery process.

People are the easiest hack; The Pentagon learns the hard way

01/08/2017 - The US military is one of the most cyber-secure organizations on the planet. However, it was not always the formidable digital fortress that it is today. Hard lessons had first to be learned.

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.

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