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How to Protect Your Business from SHTML Phishing

How to Protect Your Business from SHTML Phishing

Protecting Your Data from SHTML Phishing Data security is vital to any business. Learn how SHTML phishing works and how to minimize the risk of your data falling into the hands of attackers. Email phishing has been in the playbook of hackers since, well, email. What’s alarming is the scope in which criminals can conduct […]

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2019 Cybersecurity Trends: Preparation for a Cyberattack

2019 Cybersecurity Trends: Preparation for a Cyberattack

How familiar are you with all of the types of cyber attacks your company can become a victim of?  The list of companies who have faced a cyber attack recently is long and growing longer. Equifax, British Airways, Cathay Pacific to name just a few. In 2018 alone, the Ponemon Institute measured the costs of these […]

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Capital One Data Breach Affects More Than 100 Million Customers

Capital One Data Breach Affects More Than 100 Million Customers

Capital One Data Breach Affects More Than 100 Million Customers and Small Businesses in The U.S. & 6 Million in Canada On July 29, 2019, Capital One reported that their customers’ confidential information was compromised. This includes the Social Security and bank account numbers of more than 100 million people and small businesses in the U.S., […]

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Strategic and Reliable IT Consultant in Sydney

Strategic and Reliable IT Consultant in Sydney

The Sydney business climate is always bustling. Business is booming and organisations of all kinds are adapting to a more fast-paced and virtualised workforce. As technology continues to drive innovation in the business sector, organisations are looking for reliable and strategic IT support to help keep them up-to-date and ahead of the pack.

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How To Download Audio From Facebook Messenger

How To Download Audio From Facebook Messenger

How To Download Audio From Facebook Messenger Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular chat and messaging services in the world. Increasingly, Facebook Messenger is increasingly being used to communicate using text, audio, and video. However, a common question asked by users of Facebook Messenger is how audio files can be saved from within […]

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myGov Outage Upsets Tax Return System Causing Mayhem

myGov Outage Upsets Tax Return System Causing Mayhem

myGov Outage Upsets Tax Return System Causing Mayhem If you’ve experienced difficulties with the Australian Government’s myGov website, you aren’t alone. The myGov portal — the online system that Australians use to access their employer payment summaries for tax purposes and to access Medicare and Centrelink services — was down on Friday morning, July 12th. […]

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Online Free Excel Training: Tips & Techniques For Managing Workbooks

Online Free Excel Training: Tips & Techniques For Managing Workbooks

Organization Shouldn’t Be Complicated Out of all of Microsoft’s Office programs, Excel is one of the most universally used. What started out as a fairly basic spreadsheet program has evolved into a must-have business tool. However, the more you use Excel, the more data your workbooks will accumulate. Keeping these workbooks organized and easy to […]

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How to Respond to a Phishing Attack

How to Respond to a Phishing Attack

Phishing is one of the most commonly-used cyberattacks in Australia. Statistics from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner show that phishing accounts for 39 percent of all breaches reported. Therefore, it’s important to be aware of how to protect yourself at home and at work from phishing. How does phishing work? The victim receives an email […]

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How to Know When to Outsource IT

How to Know When to Outsource IT

Nearly every company must now rely on technology on a daily basis. For most companies, the role of technology will only grow in the future, making it even more important for all companies to have the tech support they need at all times. Depending on the situation, companies may hire employees to handle IT in-house, […]

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Microsoft Defender ATP Security for Macs

Microsoft Defender ATP Security for Macs

Microsoft Defender ATP Security for Macs Microsoft Defender ATP (Advanced Threat Protection) is a program that detects ongoing attacks on corporate networks, blocks any that are malicious, and then provides response recommendations to improve security. Microsoft has made good on a pledge made in March 2019 by announcing that its sophisticated endpoint security service is […]

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What Are the Top Tips for Choosing the Best IT Company?

What Are the Top Tips for Choosing the Best IT Company?

What Are the Top Tips for Choosing the Best IT Company? Website outages, cybersecurity attacks, and any number of other IT incidents can cost your company hundreds or even thousands of dollars — every minute. For this reason alone, you need an outsourced IT company who is competent and highly qualified to handle your IT […]

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How Can You Encrypt Files and Folders in Windows 10, 8 or 7?

How Can You Encrypt Files and Folders in Windows 10, 8 or 7?

How Can You Encrypt Files and Folders in Windows 10, 8 or 7? You can encrypt files and folders in Windows (vers. 7-10) using BitLocker. This Vista operating system extension has on-disk encryption as well as key management capability. It’s protected by two-factor authentication, so anyone who wants to crack the code needs a hardware […]

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