Testing the Strength of Your Passwords

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LoughTec password strength

In today’s digital world, the use of strong passwords is essential to ensuring the security of your online accounts and private information. Keeping track of the multiple unique usernames and passwords necessary to access dozens of online accounts has become a challenging task. Many of us record passwords on post-it notes or use the same password for multiple online services. … Read More

LoughTec to support Action Mental Health as nominated charity in 2021

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LoughTec to support Action Mental Health as nominated charity in 2021

One of Action Mental Health’s newest corporate partners, LoughTec, has reflected on the importance of the new relationship in light of the unusual times Northern Ireland is living in, with the ongoing pandemic. In selecting Action Mental Health as its nominated charity for 2021, the IT specialists are eager to help fundraise for the charity. The company has also signalled … Read More

Is your business still running Windows 7?

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LoughTec Windows 7 End of Life

Technology is evolving by the minute. This is allowing businesses to grow and expand their product/service offerings much faster than before. It is also giving consumers more buying choices in where/who to buy from. However, the flipside to technological innovation is software and operating systems obsolescence. A prime example is the Windows 7 operating system. Windows 7 reached its end … Read More

Does your business keep sufficient backups?

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LoughTec cloud backups

Does your business keep sufficient backups? With the ever-increasing risk of cybercrime across the world, and the global pandemic forcing people to work remotely, more and more businesses are leaving themselves open to cyber attacks. Unfortunately, since the outset of COVID-19, LoughTec has seen an increase in the number of brute force cyber attacks on businesses. Ransomware attacks are on … Read More

Letterkenny Institute of Technology selects LoughTec to deliver remote working capability to 4500 students and staff

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LYIT LoughTec Remote Workplace

Increase in virtual learning requirements led the institution to provide students and faculty with simple, secure browser-based access to applications LoughTec, one of the UK and Ireland’s leading IT infrastructure specialists, was selected by Letterkenny Institute of Technology to deliver their secure remote access solution to physical computers and applications on campus. This also enabled the institution to deliver the … Read More

Understanding IT security

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IT security LoughTec

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