LoughTec awarded lucrative cybersecurity contract with Icelandic bank

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Landsbankinn LoughTec

LoughTec, one of the UK and Ireland’s leading IT infrastructure specialists, has been awarded a major cybersecurity contract from Icelandic bank, Landsbankinn. The contract will see LoughTec’s cybersecurity suite being used across the Bank’s operations to identify, detect and remediate advanced security threats from data and devices on their enterprise network. This solution will help form part of Landsbankinn’s layered … Read More

How you can protect your business from known and unknown cyber threats

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How you can protect your business from known and unknown cyber threats

Anti-Virus Vendors can only know what they are already aware of. They are only aware of the threats that they have already discovered, but what about new, undiscovered malware? Certainly, some AV Vendors can deploy some Artificial Intelligence (AI) to look for strange, abnormal behaviour and activity on your network, but by the time this is detected, has the damage … Read More

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