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How a Hosted Desktop Can Transform Your Business

When technology lowers our business costs, simplifies processes and improve your cyber security you can bet your bottom dollar it’s going to get talked about. Which is why you’ve probably heard the term ‘hosted desktop’ getting thrown around a bit. We’re going to look at what this is, the reasons it’s growing in popularity and…

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Keep Your Home Office Secure
10 Ways to Keep Your Home Office Secure

Working remotely has actually been on the increase for a number of years, with technology and work schedules making it easier and often more suitable. Then along came COVID-19, and suddenly it’s rare to find someone who hasn’t experienced working from home. With the future being a little bit uncertain with how the virus pans…

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A Cyber Security Audit Case Study

Smile IT recently undertook a Cyber Security Audit for one of our clients, with an aim to evaluate the effectiveness of their cyber defence controls. This case study is designed to provide an idea of how we adapt our audit approach to individual companies. The aim is to provide relevant results and recommendations that strengthen…

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A Cyber Security Checklist for Your Company

Cyber security breaches come in all shapes and sizes. Your mind will generally race to images of clandestine geniuses huddling over a computer hacking businesses just for the heck of it. Hackers are definitely a big problem, and they target businesses of all sizes. Don’t think because you’re a SME you’re exempt from the attention…

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Microsoft Office 365 Helps You Work Remotely
How Microsoft Office 365 Helps You Work Remotely

Millions of us around the world are now safely ensconced in our home offices. We no longer have the ability to catch up with colleagues over the water cooler, meet around a computer to work on a project or call a boardroom meeting. It’s a heck of a transition to make, but thanks to software…

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How to Look Your Best on a Video Call

The outbreak of the Coronavirus has thrust videoconferencing into the centre of our lives. We’re confined to our homes and interactions with people are minimised and sanitised, so the face-to-face interactions a video call offers are extremely important to our work and social lives. We’re embracing them with open arms, with talk about Zoom, Skype,…

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Free Videoconferencing: What are the Zoom Alternatives?

Even before these crazy times of Covid-19, the mobile workforce phenomenon was on the rise. Technology allows us to stay connected, access our work and communicate constantly with our team no matter where we are in the world. People could work from home, from the beach, from the waiting room at the dentist. In a…

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Balancing Working from Home with Homework

We’re in unchartered territory here people, and it kind of sucks. It really sucks actually! Coronavirus is serious, probably the most serious global event many of us will face in our lifetimes. But we’re all in it together and we’ll come out the other side together. Remember your neighbours are hurting just as much as…

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