Understanding IT security

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IT security is an umbrella term that includes network, internet, endpoint, application programming interface (API), cloud, application, container security and more. It’s about establishing a set of security strategies that work together to help protect your digital data. Not so long ago, IT security was a checkpoint at the end of a development cycle. It was slow. Businesses today are … Read More

LoughTec wins framework contract with higher education institutions in Ireland

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LoughTec HEAnet

LoughTec, one of the UK and Ireland’s leading IT infrastructure specialists, has been appointed as sole supplier on a new framework agreement with HEAnet for the next four years. HEAnet is Ireland’s national education and research network, who deliver shared IT services and high-speed internet connectivity to all levels of the Irish education sector. Under the new agreement, LoughTec, along … Read More

Why it’s important to stay vigilant online

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staying vigilant online - LoughTec

At LoughTec, we aim to ensure all our customers stay safe online. In this blog, we will outline a very simple, common-sense approach to help protect you and your business in this digital age. End-user vigilance is key, even when you think you have all protections in place to prevent spam email and viruses infiltrating your digital devices. For example, … Read More

LoughTec wins place on £2bn public sector framework

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LoughTec G-Cloud 12

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has awarded a place on its new £2bn G-Cloud 12 framework to LoughTec. CCS is the largest public sector procurement organisation in the UK. Under the new framework agreement, LoughTec will have the opportunity to provide cloud-based anti-virus software to the public sector via Lot 2, cloud software. This follows on from the company’s success in … Read More

Why it’s important to update your system regularly

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Getting an alert to update operating systems and computer software always seem to happen at the most inconvenient times. Maybe you’ve got to send that quick email first or write up that report? More often than not, you’ll probably put off downloading the latest updates for your computer until the next day, week, or even month. It may seem tempting … Read More