Category Archives: Blog


Multi-Factor Authentication – What is it?

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If you are a user of the internet or, even accessing a phone or tablet application such as mobile banking, then you have likely come across and even used, multi-factor authentication (MFA, for short). As technology advances and we are spending more time online – this is resulting in us sharing a lot more personal […]

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sfG Software – Team Night Out 2022

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A team night out has been long overdue for this group… There have been plenty of reasons for getting the team together outside of the work setting – people moving on, new additions to the team, belated Christmas nights out and just a good ole fashioned knees up for the sake of it!Thankfully we managed […]

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sfG Getting Greener!

Becoming Environmentally Friendly At sfG Software, we have been looking at ways we can be more environmentally friendly as a business. We wanted to explore the ways we could help the environment further by reducing our impact and helping preserve natural resources. Some of the things we wanted to think about were using resources that […]

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Tips to Protect Yourself Against Hackers

Tips to Protect Yourself Against Hackers

A few weeks ago, we posted a blog about some of the email scams that are being used to manipulate people into sharing their personal information during the COVID-19 pandemic. This fraudulent activity is on the rise and comes in many different variations and guises but are essentially the same scam. So, to help combat […]

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The Importance of Proactive IT Support

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For any business, it is imperative to be proactive when it comes to IT support. As companies across the country have all experienced with the covid-19 outbreak, not being prepared for a disaster is not good enough. So, what is proactive IT? Proactive IT Support is where you have a team of software and IT support engineers […]

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Increase in Email Scams During COVID-19 Crisis

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In these uncertain times, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to rely on our computers and mobile devices more than ever. With everyone staying at home to fight the virus, we are using the internet more for our shopping, work and communicating with friends and family. With this increase in online usage, comes an increase […]

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Making the Most of Microsoft Teams

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Communication is key for remote workers in current times. With majority of staff working from home due to the COVID-19 outbreak, employers need to ensure their business has the capability to manage easy and effective communication wherever they are working. Microsoft Teams is the go-to tool for business use. What is Microsoft Teams? Microsoft Teams […]

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Tips for working from home

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Following on from our COVID-19 announcement to our customers yesterday (Found here: www.sfgsoftware.com/covid-19), the way most of us work is changing as we know it. A large majority of the UK workforce is likely to be working from home for the first time this week due to the COVID-19 outbreak. So, if you are self-isolating or […]

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Covid-19

Message to our customers re Covid-19

Message to sfG Customers re Covid-19 Given the developing Covid-19 situation, we wanted to update you on measures sfG Software has in place to ensure we can continue to support you, while reducing risk to individuals. First of all, it is our intention to continue to deliver the IT Support that you have been used […]

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Celebrating 10 Years of sfG Software!

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The Journey Formed in 2009 by David Garvie and Robert Murray, sfG Software has had an exciting 10 years. Both David and Robert noticed the lack of choice Highland businesses had in when it came to their IT support needs. With this in mind, they decided to create sfG Software to provide a level of […]

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