Antivirus Checks

One of the most if not the most important piece of equipment that you should have in your I.T. infrastructure is antivirus software, as you don’t want data loss or data theft occurring. You might be thinking that once you have installed antivirus software, there is nothing else that you need to do, but you […]

Update From Microsoft

Some information we just got from Microsoft I thought was wort sharing. “Research shows that our customers are actually enabling their cyber attackers: despite all the warnings, a staggering 30% of recipients open phishing messages and 12% open malicious attachments. So it’s no wonder two-thirds of cyber threats can be traced to phishing attacks. “ Please […]

A Secure Computer Network

Firstly we will look at the types of virus / malware and why it is so important that we protect ourselves and then we will look at some starting points that I suggest to our customers to protect themselves. Some of the many Virus / Malware threats out there. Malware This is the general term […]

Securing Your Computer Network

Having a secure computer network is something that is imperative to every company and in this article we are going to look at some of the areas that need to be secured. The aim is to get you thinking about your network and your security and what areas of security need improvement.

Do the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2003 affect your company?

Most people have heard of the term data protection, generally in the context of large scale data breaches such as those that have been reported in relation to Bank of Ireland, the HSE and the GAA. So what do the Data Protection Acts really mean for the average company?

Below you will find a short guide to what you should think about in relation to data protection to ensure that you comply with the Acts. Most importantly we have outlined what the Data Protection Commissioner advises in relation to keeping your data safe and secure. iPing Limited would be happy to advise you on the best methods for securing your data, computers and network.

25 Years of PC viruses

Today is the 25th anniversary of the first virus that was written for the PC and I thought it was worth mentioning this on the blog. It was quite apt that we had a customer phone in today saying that they had been infected by a virus. Nothing was working and they wanted to know […]

iPing Podcast #5 – Ice to meet you!

Presenters: Mark Kelly, Hugh Mooney News: Facebook valued at 50 billion. Irish IMF bailout at 85b iPhone 5 announced in the next couple of weeks U.S. Shuts Down Web Sites in Piracy Crackdown Lab/Trial/Discussion: Antivirus/Malware/Trojan/Spyware – what are the different types and how to protect yourself from attack Listener email on FireSheep – Be conscious […]

News-Flash! License to Kill

If you’re reading this in the comfort of your infinitely superior Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari browser, warming at the thought of all those out there running Internet Explorer getting hit by all the malicious hacks, while you surf in comfortable bliss – think again. You might very well be one of them. You […]

My suggested antivirus

Here at iPing we have been working closley with Eset using there Smart Security Solution. This application Combines firewall and antispam with ESET Antivirus package and it gives your PC total protection from threats on the Internet. It is also packaged with a junk module that will filter out those e-mails that you do […]