Tony Donoghue

Come and Join the Team – We are Hiring!

Job overview: We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate candidate to complete a 13-15 month Infrastructure Technician apprenticeship. Initial duties will predominantly be supervised by other technical staff and as skills develop, the applicant will be given further autonomy in their day to day duties. Main role and responsibilities: Attendance at customers’ sites (supervised …

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SMB’s Move to Cloud Computing for Security Improvements.

In a recent research paper commissioned by Microsoft, it would appear that while large corporate companies are shying away from the Cloud because of concerns over security, small and medium businesses (SMB’s) are adopting Cloud technologies because of security improvements. The paper which was conducted by comScore in the US and Asia found that 35% …

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Google Glass Privacy and Security Concerns

It’s reasonable to assume from past events and history that privacy and security (or trust) concerns are always viewed differently depending on your original point in time. For example, my grandparents generation would never trust the banks, leaving the majority of their money in pots or hidden spaces around the house because this was deemed …

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8 Real-World Technical Predictions for 2013

With 2012 almost complete it’s about that time for us at Magikos IT to put modern pen-to-paper and blog about our technical predictions for 2013. However in keeping with Magikos IT ethos, we provide these predictions without having the need to survey thousands of IT staff and managers, without the need to pay significant fees …

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How To Change Your PayPal Password

UPDATE (07/11/12) – Fresh reports, some directly from PayPal, now suggest that the attack described in the article below was not directed towards PayPal and instead was directed towards a company called ZPanel. Many of the leading news organisations are now reporting this retraction and therefore the original claims are not accurate. However changing your …

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Raspberry Pi – More Than a Baked Dessert!

Released at the end of February 2012 by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, the Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized single-board computer originally intended to stimulate the teaching of basic computer programming in schools. However the uses for this inexpensive computer will undoubtedly be constrained only by peoples’ imagination. But how will this non-edible Pi …

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The Impact of Data Loss on Businesses

Why are organisations failing to learn from the increasing numbers of highly publicised data security breaches that cause so much damage to company reputations? With an ever increasing number of individuals working outside the office environment, there are continuing failures to provide a suitably secure vehicle for people to do what they need to do …

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