cyber security audit
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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cyber security checklist
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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The Benefits of a Happy Workplace
10 Benefits of a Happy Workplace

Here at Smile IT, we’re big on happiness. The kind that gets you up in the morning with a spring in your step. The happiness that puts a genuine sparkle in your eye and fills your soul with such contentment you can’t stop it bursting through your smile. We do everything possible to keep our […]

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2FA
Two Factor Authentication (2FA) Explained

What is 2FA? In a nutshell, two factor authentication, or 2FA, is an important and increasingly popular means of securing an online account. Here’s a simple definition: 2FA is an extra layer of security applied to a login process. Normally to access an online account, you type in a username and password. With 2FA, you’ll […]

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Internet of Things
The ‘Internet of Things’ Explained

The conversation around ‘Internet of Things (IoT)’ is growing as it starts to creep its way into our businesses and homes… but do you know what it means? Or are you that person whose eyes glaze over when IoT is mentioned faster than Alexa can find a hit song by Rihanna? Smile IT Have the […]

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what is the cloud
Let’s Clarify “The Cloud”

It’s an inescapable buzz term of the tech industry these days, and most businesses are using the cloud in some way. (Unless you’re still working on typewriters. Then we can’t help you.) Yet despite its omnipresence, it’s one of those arbitrary terms that’s hard to describe. We’re going to try and lift the fog a […]

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How to stay healthy at a desk job
10 Ways to Stay Healthy at a Desk Job

Not many people have sat at their desks and said “I’d much rather be digging a ditch.” But the truth is that sitting hunched over a desk, breathing recycled air and pumping your retinas full of artificial light can be a lot less healthy than outdoor manual labour jobs. Unfortunately, some of us have to […]

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Increase Your Password Security

Out there in cyber space, hiding behind every digital corner, there is a festering network of hackers and malcontents. They lurk like hungry hyenas, waiting to savage the weak, steal their identities, empty their bank accounts or (gasp!) binge watch on their Netflix accounts. What can be done? Who do we turn to? Wait. There […]

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Smile IT Corporate Values
Who are Smile IT?

We are a positive bunch of people looking to make other people smile through the challenges and continuous changes of the digital age. Rely on us to keep up and keep you up to date and moving forward with new skills to get ahead in your business with streamlined processes. For us our goal as […]

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