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.

What form of MFA Is The Best?

2FA / MFA Issues

With a lot of business processes now largely cloud-based, compromised passwords are the quickest and easiest way for bad guys to exploit computer systems. So how can you protect your online and offline accounts and data? The best way is with multi-factor authentication (MFA). See our blog article on Why Multi-Factor Authentication is Important.  Continue reading

Help, I dropped my laptop! – What now?

Laptop damaged

Dropping your laptop is never a good thing but it does not always lead to serious damage as it will depend on the following factors:

  • how hard and far it fell;
  • whether it was running at the time of the fall;
  • what kind of surface it fell onto;
  • the type and size of the laptop;
  • whether you have a mechanical hard drive or a solid-state drive;

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7 Signs That Your Computer Is Infected With Malware

Infected Systems

Malware (short for malicious software) is an umbrella term that encompasses many different types of malicious code including:

  • Viruses
  • Spyware
  • Ransomware
  • Adware
  • Key loggers
  • Trojans
  • And more

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Boost Productivity With Multiple Monitors

Dual Monitor Setup

Using two or more screens on your computer is no longer reserved for specialised jobs or computer geeks. Having additional displays can benefit anyone, even office users can benefit greatly by using the extra screen space. Continue reading

Think Before Sharing Your Documents

Sharing Files

Cloud sharing makes it very easy simple to share files (documents, presentations, spreadsheets etc). In SharePoint, OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive you can simply click on a document and click “share”. A link is created, which you can then copy into an email. That done, you can move on to your next “to do” without thinking about it any longer. Continue reading

6 Ways to Stop Social Phishing Attacks

6 Ways to Stop Social Media Phishing Attacks

Phishing is the number one method of attack for everything from ransomware to credential theft. Email phishing is the main method for delivery but other delivery means are on the rise. Continue reading

4 Google Search Tips To Save You Time!

Google Search Tips

Did you know that there are over 2.4 million searches every minute on Google?

Most people search daily for both personal and work needs, and finding the actual results you need can take some time as you often have to wade through irrelevant results. Continue reading

8 Steps To Protect Company Data When People Leave

Protect Company Data When Staff Leave - eBookPrioritize data security when employees leave 

Businesses need to expect that one in five of their employees to leave in an average year. You can be doing all you can to retain your people, but what are you doing to protect company data when some do leave? Our eBook, 8 Steps Protect Your Company Data when People Leave explores: 

  • Risks to sensitive information when people leave your business.
  • Best practices to protect your business data 
  • Ways an IT service provider can help secure your business data.

Our latest eBook shares strategies to help fight employee turnover in the first place and also .

Click here to download our eBook on “8 Steps To Protect Company Data When People Leave”.

Phishing Attack Trends to Be Aware of in 2022

Phishing Attack Trends

Phishing remains one of the biggest dangers to every business’s security as it is the main delivery method for all types of cyberattacks. Cisco’s 2021 Cybersecurity threat trends report shows that at least one person clicked a phishing link in around 86% of organizations and suggests that phishing accounts for around 90% of data breaches. Continue reading