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Poor internet connectivity still stopping SMEs from getting online


Dec 8, 2017

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Poor internet connectivity still stopping SMEs from getting online

Two-thirds of Irish SMEs now have a website and are increasingly using social media and data analytics to help grow their business. But a significant number of small firms are still struggling to get online because of poor internet connectivity. … Continue reading

Why the KRACK WI-FI mess will take decades to clean up.


Nov 15, 2017

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Why the KRACK WI-FI mess will take decades to clean up.

The Krack vulnerability is different to all the other issues you read about from time to time. Sadly according to Wired magazine it’s a problem that may take decades to truly fix. This article lays out why. Interesting read. Click here … Continue reading

Chrome Version 62 to Show Security Warnings on HTTP Pages Starting in October 2017


Sep 25, 2017

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Chrome Version 62 to Show Security Warnings on HTTP Pages Starting in October 2017

In January 2017, Chrome version 56 began marking sites that transmit passwords or credit cards as non-secure as part of its long-term plan to mark all HTTP sites as non-secure. The warning will become more prominent as time goes on. … Continue reading

An evening with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales – Ireland’s Internet Day 2017


Sep 7, 2017

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An evening with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales – Ireland’s Internet Day 2017

To celebrate Ireland’s third annual Internet Day Ireland’s Domain Registry iedr.ie will be hosting an evening with Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales. Limited tickets are currently on sale for €15 with all proceeds from the event going to CoderDojo. When: Thursday, … Continue reading

GDPR to become enforceable May 2018. Is your business ready?


Sep 5, 2017

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GDPR to become enforceable May 2018. Is your business ready?

GDPR

The GDPR General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become enforceable in May 2018. Every company should consider the impact of this upon their business, as it potentially affects all businesses, not just large businesses who sell online. There’s a lot of … Continue reading

Consumers unhappy because 1 in 4 businesses offline according to IEDR survey


Jul 5, 2017

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Consumers unhappy because 1 in 4 businesses offline according to IEDR survey

Almost a quarter of Irish small and medium-sized companies are completely offline, despite half of them acknowledging that an online presence is important for generating business awareness, according to a new report by the IE Domain Registry (IEDR). Read full … Continue reading

How to properly update Windows to protect your computer from WannaCry


May 22, 2017

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How to properly update Windows to protect your computer from WannaCry

Wanna Cry

By now, everyone has heard about the WannaCry ransomware attack. So far we have two posts about it: one with a general overview of what happened, and another with advice for businesses. But it’s become clear that not everyone understands … Continue reading