Mike Donoghue

Mike co-founded Economit in September 2011. Working as a Fractional CIO for Economit’s clients, Mike is very much at the forefront of the business.

Everything new businesses need to know about GDPR

By Mike Donoghue

You could say that when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25th May 2018, everything changed. Businesses especially saw a noticeable difference, as the rules regarding how they accessed, stored, used and protected data went through a major upheaval. As a new business, the first thing you need to understand is […]

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What is a ISO 27001 Certification & Why Should You Have One?

By Mike Donoghue

What is an ISO certification? In its simplest terms, the ISO 27001 certification is proof – from a third party body – that a company has been formally recognised as working to the ISO International Standards for information security. And this seal of approval is vital, as it vouches for your company’s credibility and capability […]

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How to carry out an IT Audit

By Mike Donoghue

How to carry out an IT Audit You may not think you need one – in fact 62% of IT professionals have revealed how employers don’t regularly perform security audits until something goes wrong – however, IT audits are essential to EVERY business. Not only do they ensure that your IT systems and procedures remain […]

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The best cloud computing service for your business

By Mike Donoghue

The words ‘Cloud computing’ and ‘Cloud storage’ are thrown around a lot, but if you were to ask people what it was, many wouldn’t be able to give you a clear answer. For instance, they might be conscious that they are a more secure way to store documents as they aren’t attached to your computer […]

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What Is Digital Transformation And How Can Your Business Do It Successfully?

By Mike Donoghue

What is digital transformation? Digital transformation – to put it simply – occurs when you implement technological changes to your business, operations and workforce with the intention of making the process more efficient, effective, data driven and agile. This can vary from trying something new to modifying/re-imagining existing business processes, culture and customer experiences. You […]

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New Clients, Accreditations and Ventures – An Update on what Economit has been up to.

By Mike Donoghue

The last couple of months have been an extremely busy time for Economit in terms of onboarding new clients, obtaining accreditations and delivering a premium service to existing clients. A really profound aspect of this past couple of months is the new data protection regulation (GDPR). I’ve recently become the Virtual DPO to 3 new, […]

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