Why You Need Both Software and Hardware Firewalls

Firewalls

When it comes to internet security, most businesses do not have the protection they really need. Many people rely on software products that bundle antivirus and firewall protection into one, and many users think this is enough – but it isn’t. Continue reading

Stop Wasting Your Time Trying To Fix IT Issues

Save money and timeWhat we can do easily today was literally the stuff of dreams just 10 or 20 years ago. But as much as good technology has made working remotely easier and enabled many businesses to keep going via working from home, we also must remember that trying to fix IT issues yourself may cause more issues and can be a massive time thief. Continue reading

Cyber-crime Is Now the World’s Biggest Crime

Do Macs Get Viruses?

The most reported crime in the world right now is cyber crime and online fraud. This blog article explains the risks to businesses and provides a way in which you can help protect your business. Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of All-In-One (AIO) Computers

All In One (AIO) Computer

Today, business is all about streamlining and finding efficiencies and that extends to embracing all-in-one computers for some businesses and requirements. Users get a desktop computer that integrates the computer and monitor into one unit. But as with most things there are positives and negatives to consider. Continue reading

Can My Webcam Be Used To Spy On Me?

In the midst of the current global lockdown, many of us have been relying on webcams to stay connected to work and friends, but bad people can also be using that webcam to spy on you!

Yes, someone watching through a small laptop or personal computer camera may sound farfetched, but it is true that webcams can be used for spying. Continue reading

8 Cyber Security Tips To Help Secure Your Business

Do Macs Get Viruses?

Cyber security and Internet attacks has been all over the Australian media recently after the recent press conference from The Prime Minister – Scott Morrison. During the press conference, he mentioned that Australian Businesses, government agencies and other entities are under an active cyber attack campaign by a “state-based actor”. Scott didn’t elaborate too much on who they are but urged businesses to check and if needed increase their cyber security. Continue reading

Returning to Work: Prioritising Safety with IT

Returning to work after COVID

Your business may have the OK to go ahead and get back to work on-site, but you don’t want to risk people’s health by doing so. After all, some “experts” say it is fine and other “experts” say it is too soon and a second wave of COVID-19 is likely to occur (see our blog here on how to plan for a second coming). With conflicting opinions like this it is hard for employers to know what to do and how to best protect both their clients and employees health. This article provides some suggestions to help you return to work while prioritising safety. Continue reading

COVID the Sequel: Revisit Business Continuity Plans

Second Covid Wave

Many of us are in locations that are starting to relax restrictions but there is a potential  sequel that no one wants – COVID: The Second Wave. Despite the lack of interest, we could potentially face another coronavirus pandemic. Most experts predict things will get bad again later this year. At least business can plan ahead and revisit their continuity plans. Continue reading

Protecting Your Computers While Working from Home

Home Computer Security

Many families today have a shared home computer to help with all their normal day-to-day activities. A teen can do school work, play games and chat to friends, a parent can check work emails, pay household bills and shop online while the youngsters play some games and browse YouTube. Yet with COVID-19 sending so many people home to work, the shared computer is getting a lot more use and is now also being used for business or corporate work. Continue reading

Work From Home: Revisiting Business Etiquette

Online Meeting Etiquette

Working from home is a brand new new thing for many people and businesses. This blog article describes a variety of professional tips for business etiquette for remote work. Continue reading