Junior Web Designer / Paid Internship

By IT Monkey | Aug 4, 2017

Junior Web Designer / Paid Internship  – ITM Digital Recent Graduate? Have a flair for design? Join our busy team in Naas! If you’re passionate about all things web then we’d like to speak with you. This Junior position /paid internship involves designing and building new websites in WordPress, managing and updating current sites, search engine…

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5 Steps to Keep Your Business Safe From Ransomware

By IT Monkey | Jun 8, 2017

It’s a few weeks since the NHS Ransomware disaster. Thankfully the hysteria in the press has died down, it’s no longer front-page news and the media have moved on to other topics. That’s not to say that the threat is no longer valid, it very much is and you need to be prepared for future attacks.…

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Roam Free – Mobile Roaming Costs Explained

By IT Monkey | Apr 10, 2017

We live in a data hungry connected world and we tend to take it for granted.  We use our smartphones to get directions, find restaurant reviews and post photos of our meals on all the major social media platforms. This is generally not an issue whilst at home, we pay for a service and we…

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Urgent DraftSight Critical Hotfix

By IT Monkey | Feb 24, 2017

Are you using DraftSight on a Windows based PC? If so, read on, you’ll need to run this fix as soon as possible. Basically, there is an issue with an Expired Certificate. What does that mean? Well it means that as of March 1st 2017, all versions of DraftSight released from 2012 to 2017 SP0…

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Don’t Play The Name Game

By IT Monkey | Feb 15, 2017

G’day mates! Earlier this week on Facebook, we saw a post called “What Is Your Aussie Nickname?”. You take the month you were born and the date in the month.  Put the two together and you get your Aussie Nickname.  You then post your nickname in the public post for all to see.  It’s all…

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2007, A Phone Oddyssey

By IT Monkey | Jan 21, 2017

I was talking with a client earlier this week about smartphones and how we ever managed without them. We both agreed that we loved them and hated them in equal measure.  Later that day, an article popped up on my Twitter feed about the iPhone celebrating its 10th birthday this year.  That got me thinking……

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Preventing Ransomware

By IT Monkey | May 4, 2016

Like all Virus and Malware issues, it’s difficult to give 100% protection against Ransomware. It is, by its very nature, sneaky and devious and can fool even the best of us. However, you can take steps to minimise the risk. Backups. We’ve been saying this for years, backup, backup up regularly. If you are backing…

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World Backup Day

By IT Monkey | Mar 22, 2016

  Next Thursday, March 31st 2016, is World Backup Day. Have you backed up today? No? Why not? The statistics are frightening: 30% of people have never backed up their data. 113 phones are lost or stolen every minute. 29% of data loss disasters are caused by accident. 1 in 10 computers are infected with…

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Data Security & Ransomware

By IT Monkey | Dec 31, 2015

Whilst making personal changes can be a good thing, you might need to look at your business and see if changes are required there also from an IT perspective. Virus writers, hackers, spammers are getting more and more ingenious in their methods of getting at your data. Over the course of 2015, we had several people…

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Windows is 30!

By IT Monkey | Nov 20, 2015

Microsoft Windows turns 30 today, 30… That sure came around fast. It was released on November 20th 1985. I don’t remember Windows 1.0 all those years ago, I was busy with my Commodore 64 and my friends Amstrad 464. I had yet to encounter the world of PCs. When I did finally get to use…

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