Archive for October, 2009

RoanKabin delivers €2m project Minister for Lifelong Learning Sean Haughey opened the new Educate Together School in Grangegorman, Dublin 7. The €2m 16-classroom primary school was designed and built by Kildare-based modular building company RoanKabin. RoanKabin won the competitive tender issued by the Department of Education, after scoring best in the competitive tendering process due […]

The Security Threat from Within – Espion recommends measures to combat insider theft Email is the most used method to steal information from corporations by employees, according to Ireland’s leading computer forensics and information security company Espion.  The old-fashioned hard copy printouts are the second most popular method used to steal information from employers. Mobile […]

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Wicklow’s Historic Gaol and its monthly paranormal tours hit the headlines last week, as restless resident ghosts seemed to be upset by this ‘invasion of their privacy’ and started moving furniture – freaking out 30 tour attendees. The group had to ask staff for help to get them out of what has been called a […]

Colm Fagan, from IT security firm Espion, explains how to keep your data safe, create a strong password and avoid falling victim of phishing attacks. Watch him on this morning’s Ireland AM:  TV3’s Ireland AM breakfast TV for Ireland Shared via AddThis

Financial planning essential when having a new baby With the cost of educating a child up to third level education estimated at almost €70,000, financial planning is essential for couples when having a new baby. “Even if you don’t have to pay huge school or college fees, there are still many significant costs involved in […]

As this week’s Hotmail password hacking incident shows, passwords are a prime target for cyber criminals and the reality is: most of us have passwords that can be extremely easy to guess and hack.    According to Colm Murphy, technical director with Espion, a common mistake we tend to make is to have a single […]

LetsHost SPAM Country Originator LetsHost, one of the fastest growing Irish web hosting providers, has released figures for Spam received in Ireland for the month of September.  The top country of origin for Spam was the United Kingdom, running at 21.9percent.  The second most prolific country of origin for Spam received here was Germany, a […]

Westgate Computer Centre encourages over 65s to learn and improve quality of life Most people aged over 65 are ‘losing out’ and risk becoming isolated due to lack of computer and Internet skills, according to Wexford-based Westgate Computer Centre.  “Usage of computers and Internet is growing although as yet has only reached a minority of […]