About David Perkovic

David founded DP Computing in 1993. With a Computer Science degree and over 25 years of IT experience David has advanced computer, server and networking skills. He has personally designed, setup and administered many Microsoft based networks and likes to share his knowledge via blog posts and Youtube videos.

Invest In Your IT Security – Before It Is Too Late!

Physical IT SecurityThe rule “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is common for many business owners. It can serve to protect your business against unnecessary costs and unneeded downtime. While protecting your business against many types of danger, it poses a large threat when it comes to your IT security.

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Serious Businesses Deserve A Professional IT Setup

New Office Setup

Watching a business grow is very satisfying and rewarding. Whether opening a new office or employing a new person; it’s a positive step in the right direction. Upward growth often requires new office technology and IT changes to bring the new staff fully online. Continue reading

Don’t Be Hooked by Spear Phishing Attacks

 

Spear phishing attacksPhishing attacks are designed to steal your credentials or trick you into installing malicious software and still exist because they are so devastatingly simple and effective. But as with most things they evolve overtime and unfortunately become even more effective.

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Is Your Actual Physical Security as Good As Your Cybersecurity?

Physical Access Security

Headlines are often made by firms that have been hacked by cybercriminals. These events sound high tech and sophisticated. The truth though is that a lot of the times it is  an amateur attacker chancing their luck with an unpatched security hole or bad password. Physical break-ins though can affect businesses far more, cause much more damage and are much more common but get talked about far less. Continue reading

Speed Up Your Old Computer with a New and Fast SSD

Upgrade to a SSD

The easiest way to think of a solid-state drive (SSD) is as a super quick hard drive (HDD). Thus swapping your current HDD for a quick SSD is a simple and effective upgrade to breath new life into your computer or laptop.

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Leave Your IT Problems Back In 2018!

Make IT problems so last year

Across the world, the new year is a time for celebration, a time to reflect and a time we typically resolve to make the most of coming 12 months. We do this by leaving last year’s problems precisely where they belong – in the past year.

Many manage to adopt this approach in their personal lives, but it pays enormous dividends to apply it to our businesses too.

Cleaning up open issues from previous years gives you and your team free reign to make the next year a record-breaking success with nothing to hold you back. Intermittent IT problems, network slowdowns, printing issues, and unavailable resources can all be left in the past.

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A New Year’s Tech Resolution To Stick To

Online BackupMost of us set goals, tasks, and challenges to tackle especially at the start of a new year. Cleaning out the house, checking for the best energy deals or promising to join a gym are some of the types of goals we set to improve our lives and build on our productivity and health in the future.

Resolutions to improve for the coming year are great things to aspire towards; whether they are organising your office, tidying your house, or taking control of your digital footprint. The problem though is motivation can quickly fall away by the end of January. If you manage to achieve only one of your goals for this year, make it to put a good data backup in place.

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your IT Systems

Cleaning your laptop

The start of a new year is a great time to evaluate your IT systems and here are five great resolutions for your business to make. Continue reading

Time For A Password Refresh

Password Refresh

We often tend to be creatures of habit, particularly when it comes to technology and passwords are a prime example. Many people use the same password for multiple websites and applications because we don’t have a photographic memory. Most users though aren’t aware that this is one of the most significant security dangers they can face online and one with an easy fix. Continue reading

Preparing Your Business Technology for the Start of the New Year

New Year Technology

 

Depending on what business you are in the start of a new year may be flat out dealing with customers or it may be an excellent time to take stock and evaluate what your business needs to go forward. Continue reading