Current Blogs

Technology Tips for the Hot Weather

People and pets aren't the only ones who feel the heat - our computers, servers and communication equipment can also suffer when it gets hot. Power packs are another often forgotten potential victim.

Geek is the new Gangster

The facts are out and the jury is in, with cyber-crime affecting millions and costing billions around the globe, Geeks are the new Gangsters. However, unlike Al Capone or Machine Gun Kelly all guns blazing and posing a physical threat, today's cyber criminals use stealth, deception and

The 3 key ways to use Wi-Fi to enhance your business

Where would we be today without Wi-Fi? As we ask ourselves that question and think about our day to day activities, it seems almost impossible to live without it - whether at home, at work, grabbing a bite or even abroad. Did you know 94% of people cite Wi-Fi as the most important amenity a

Connecting to Wi-Fi is simple, the security of your data is the real challenge

December 27th, 2018 Dean Calvert cyber-security, support

The traffic on our roads isn’t all we have to worry about these days. Internet traffic is on the rise, with estimates that 63% of it will be traveling through Wi-Fi networks by 2019. With increased pressure by consumers, businesses are having to offer wireless access in public spaces - this can be

How do you like your password… Strong, Medium or Weak?

While many businesses and employees feel comfortable using a single factor authentication system (i.e. username and password) making the switch to multi-factor authentication can provide an extra layer of protection when accessing sensitive data. A data breach can not only impact the business owner

Five Important Methods to Keep in Mind When Choosing A Backup Solution

November 28th, 2018 Dean Calvert cyber-security, support, backup

We have all seen one too many notifications on our phones, tablets and computers nagging us to back up our data. It turns out we shouldn’t be ignoring this maddening message and here’s the reason why.

Notifiable Data Breach Report - July to September 2018

November 14th, 2018 Dean Calvert cyber-security, support

It has now been almost nine months since the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme was introduced in Australia. It is too early to tell whether the Scheme has an impact on the way businesses across the country look at their data security. The quarterly statistics released do however shed some light on the

Turning it on and off again: Why it's more than a joke.

September 18th, 2018 Dean Calvert cyber-security, support

A common joke about IT support is about the question "have you tried turning it off and on again?". The truth is it's not as much of a joke as you may think.