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2 December 2021 1:33 pm

Author:

Rachael Adams

What is User Awareness Training and Does My Business Need It?

Security breaches are painful, costly, and harmful to an organisation’s reputation, so it is safe to say that prevention is far better than cure. There are, of course, many excellent technologies designed to help, but are you overlooking something equally important? If you’re not already conducting user awareness training, here’s why it is an important consideration.

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18 November 2021 11:37 am

Author:

Rachael Adams

Measuring Up: How Does My IT Position Compare to Industry Standards?

Let’s face it, as business owners or executives, we often have to be a Jack of all trades, with knowledge in diverse areas such as sales, marketing, HR, legal, insurance, and IT. To continue the saying, we may be masters in none of those areas, but they are essential parts of running a business. When your own specialist area is in an entirely different area, though, how do you gauge how well you are doing?

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9 November 2021 12:58 pm

Author:

Rachael Adams

Internet Woes? Why cheap NBN Plans Aren’t the Best Answer for SMB

We get it, every dollar counts for smaller businesses. When you’re competing against enterprises with seemingly endless bank balances, any waste makes it that bit harder. Still, it is also important to sidestep false economies when it comes to your internet plan. Here are our top six reasons why cheap NBN plans aren’t usually the bargain you are hoping for.

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4 November 2021 9:28 am

Author:

Rachael Adams

The New Look Windows 11 is Finally Here

Windows 11 is now available and has been redesigned for greater productivity, creativity, and ease. We have compiled a list of some of the great new features:

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21 October 2021 11:01 am

Author:

Rachael Adams

Security Assessment, Security Audit, or Penetration Test: What Does My Business Need?

When it comes to preventing cyber-crime, knowledge is power. The better you can understand the way your business uses technology, and the risks in your environment, the better your chances of presenting a strong defence. As IT environments become more complex, getting a complete picture requires specialist cyber-security skills, but these are in short supply. Many businesses turn to a security assessment, security audit, or a penetration test, but what does each process involve?

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28 September 2021 11:31 am

Author:

Rachael Adams

Cloud Audits: Right Fit, Right Skills, Right Licences

In almost every organisation, cloud is one of the biggest IT expenses after the cost of expertise. But how do you know whether you’re getting the best return on that cloud investment, do you have the right cloud for your needs. and are you confident that the security implications are fully dealt with? Here’s why a cloud audit should be a regular calendar fixture for every organisation.

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9 September 2021 1:29 pm

Author:

Rachael Adams

Azure Consulting: What Can You Expect?

Just like on-premise IT, Azure is a vast world with many capabilities to choose from. Even for IT generalists, the array of options can be overwhelming. Much like you would seek specialist help for your physical infrastructure on occasion, an expert Azure consultant can make the virtual world work better for your business.

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31 August 2021 10:38 am

Author:

Rachael Adams

How to Prevent a Ransomware Attack: Tips for Businesses

Ransomware continues to be a major global threat, and with volumes increasing in Australia it is now more vital than ever that businesses protect themselves. Investing in preventative cyber security measures is much more cost effective than the funds required to recover from a ransomware incident.

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26 August 2021 10:26 am

Author:

Rachael Adams

My IT Support is OK… But What If I Want More?

As humans, change can be difficult. It is why we stay with a bank that gives us less than ideal rates, or keep stubbing a toe on the same uneven paving slab, without taking action. Change takes effort. Sometimes, though, change is necessary if we are to get the most out of life, and out of business.

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12 August 2021 12:23 pm

Author:

Rachael Adams

The Microsoft 365 Security Tips Every Business Should Know

Even now, after recent cyber attacks hit the mainstream news, there is still a common misconception that cyber-criminals aim primarily at big business and government. Unfortunately for smaller organisations, the truth is that small business is the target of 43% of cyber-crimes. After all, for a hacker, it can be easier to breach the defences of a business that doesn’t employ a cyber-security expert.

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