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Five top tips to protect your personal data 

43% of cyber attacks are aimed at small and medium-sized businesses. With technology continually evolving and cyber criminals rife in our society, it’s important to make sure your valuable personal data is protected. Read our top tips to ensure your personal data is safeguarded. 1. Change the default credentials of your devices Your passwords and … Continue reading Five top tips to protect your personal data 


Dispelling the myth that computing is for boys

Recent figures have revealed a widening skills gap for the computing industry. Fewer pupils are opting to study for a GCSE in either computing or ICT and there is a growing gender gap, with boys outnumbering girls. Here, our managing director Jonathan Smy, and his niece Chloe Matthews, who is studying computer science at A … Continue reading Dispelling the myth that computing is for boys


SMY IT signs sponsorship deal with East Bergholt Football

A leading Suffolk IT company has given a football club a boost this season after agreeing to be the team’s main sponsor. SMY IT Services, based just outside of Ipswich, has donated money to East Bergholt Football Club for the sponsorship package over the next two years. The club’s three senior teams, featuring more than … Continue reading SMY IT signs sponsorship deal with East Bergholt Football


Six top tips to increase computer security

Technology is a huge part of most peoples lives, as many of us use computers, smartphones and tablets regularly. However, as technology advances, so does the complexity of viruses, scams and hackers. Below we have highlighted six simple steps to help you increase your computer security and keep your computer safe. Keep your computer up … Continue reading Six top tips to increase computer security


Microsoft accreditation awarded to SMY IT

A leading IT company in Suffolk has gained a Microsoft Silver Partner accreditation for the fifth year running in November 2018. SMY IT was shortlisted in this year’s East Anglian Daily Times Business Awards for the small business category. They also and got the accreditation from Microsoft for their expertise in the cloud and also … Continue reading Microsoft accreditation awarded to SMY IT


The importance of backing up your device

Many people use their computers or phones to store important documents, data and photos. However, not everyone correctly backs up their device to ensure the safe storage of this important data. Knowing how to keep your data safe means you don’t have to worry about losing them during an update, if you misplace your device … Continue reading The importance of backing up your device


Do you know what your Microsoft Secure Score is?

Ever wondered how your IT security holds up? In this day and age, cyber security or computer security, is one of the most important processes in place to ensure that your business can continue to function. Therefore, you need to make sure yours is up to scratch. If not, you’ll be at risk of viruses, … Continue reading Do you know what your Microsoft Secure Score is?


Explained: IT storage, backup, disaster recovery and business continuity

As an IT specialist, we understand that getting the best hardware and operating system for your business is crucial. There are two major ones we can take a look at today – Microsoft and Apple. Both have advantages and disadvantages which set them apart from each other. To make things as easy as possible, we’ve … Continue reading Explained: IT storage, backup, disaster recovery and business continuity


The history of Apple

Apple Day is an annual celebration of apples and orchards, held in October. This Apple Day, instead of talking about the fruit, we thought we would look at the brand. In 2018, with a net worth of $750 billion, it’s difficult to imagine that Apple was once on the brink of failure. But it wasn’t … Continue reading The history of Apple


Recruitment: what to look for in an IT provider

The recruitment industry is large and ever-growing in the UK. In fact, there has been a growth of 198% in 2013 – 2017 from 2008 – 2012 and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down*. The fast-paced nature of the industry coupled with driven targets can make it a breeding ground for technology to … Continue reading Recruitment: what to look for in an IT provider


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