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The lowdown on GDPR… are you ready?

GDPR – it’s taken over four years of planning and negotiations and in May, there’s a big change coming! Well, in theory anyway. If you’re like the majority and you’ve put GDPR on the back burner, it’s not too late – but you’ll have to act fast. Read more

When did social media and the internet become antisocial?

So, when did social media and the internet become so antisocial… or was it always like that?

Facebook has taken quite a hammering in the last 10 days, and with the revelations that have come out regarding Cambridge Analytica, the Brexit campaign and the US 2016 election, it brings into sharp focus the issues that all of us face with internet security and privacy. Read more

Managed IT Service Provider – Proactively Prevent Problems!

We’re sure you’d agree that proactively preventing a problem is far better than reactively having to deal with fixing a problem. IT support can be compared to car maintenance. You can choose to ignore the warning lights on the dash and not bother with servicing until the car inevitably breaks down. Or, more sensibly, you can take a proactive approach, making sure your vehicle is properly maintained and given the TLC it deserves.

As one of the leading managed service providers in London, ITGUY are here to help you proactively tackle your IT support, so read on to find out more.

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All my breached passwords are stored centrally?

Passwords – every so often, we read about data breaches of big internet players – like Yahoo, Dropbox and TalkTalk. As if that isn’t scary enough, consider this for a moment: that all these passwords may be aggregated and put together in one searchable location? Any cracked password? Read more

What is GDPR and what do I need to do?

The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) comes into force on 25th May 2018. Media reports seem to range from glaring inaccuracies to spurious and misleading sales techniques. There is also a fair amount of scaremongering! You can’t afford to ignore the new legislation, but there’s no need to panic just yet; providing you are considering your next steps and what your business needs to do before the deadline. Read more

Cyber Essentials for Your Business: Why It Makes Sense…

How secure is your business’s cybersecurity? Do you take adequate care of customer and client data as well as your own? Even if you’re confident in your systems and protocols, it can sometimes be difficult to demonstrate. It’s important that your business has the right controls and also the credentials to back them up. Read more

Email fraudsters… your business is at risk right now!

Do you know that you and your team are being targeted right now by email fraudsters, making email security your company’s new headache? Remember when we used to do all our business face to face or over the phone? Well, thanks to the internet, those days are long gone! Read more

What is “Two Factor Authentication” and why should I use it?

You may have heard about Two-Factor (or two-step) Authentication (2FA) in the news or in a conversation. Unless you are an IT person this may mean absolutely nothing to you. However, we’re here to tell you how crucial it is to your online safety and also, how easy it is to set up. Read more

Data Privacy Day 2018: A Good Time To Talk About GDPR

This coming Sunday (January 28th) is Data Privacy Day, an annual celebration created to raise awareness and bring a discussion to the mainstream around all things data privacy. In this blog, business IT support provider ITGUY, take a look at the origins of Data Privacy Day, opportunities to get involved and discuss why it’s the ideal time to talk about GDPR. Read more

Welcome to 2018: Our Plans For The Year

Happy New Year and welcome to the revamped ITGUY blog! We have big exciting 2018 plans which we want to share with you, as well as telling you all about the best IT support for small businesses in London. Read more