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?
01/03/2017 - Lots of companies still use outdated technology despite new solutions being a radical improvement.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
01/07/2016 - Ransomware: malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid.
01/06/2016 - The shift from company owned devices to employees bringing their own is having a massive impact on security.
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.
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.
07/10/2015 - CIOs are not only challenged with protecting company assets but are also tasked with creating a security aware culture.
06/10/2015 - On 22 September 2015 the Central Bank of Ireland published an industry letter following its review of the management of operational risks around cybersecurity across investment firms, fund service providers and stockbrokers.
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.
05/05/2015 - New Data Protection regulations are being finalised by the EU which will apply one consistent set of requirements for all organisations that hold data on European citizens.
14/04/2015 - 10 tips to help you focus and obtain your next IT role...
05/03/2015 - Why should I leave my permanent role for a contract IT position? With the constant flow of multinationals establishing their headquarters in Ireland, the contracting market can be a very lucrative choice for IT professionals.
11/02/2015 - In today’s IT market, it is important to possess the qualities that make you a great Contractor.
03/02/2015 - The financial services industry today is dependent on intelligent software, with a growing need to address IT infrastructure to deal with a market that is constantly seeing change.
10/12/2014 - Data Warehouses are defined as central repositories of integrated data from one or more disparate sources