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How SMBs Can Reduce Spam And Phishing Emails

by Lachie Dixon - Sep 30, 2019

The word “spam” has the ring of something annoying, and it certainly is. Spam email and phishing has become a massive issue for SMBs, costing businesses thousands of dollars.

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, phishing, Risk Management

Why Your SMB Could Suffer A Cyber Attack This Year

by Lachie Dixon - Sep 24, 2019

Cyber-attacks are becoming more frequent, hackers are becoming smarter, and their attacks are becoming more sophisticated and programmed.

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, risk

Podcasts You Need To Listen To

by Lachie Dixon - Sep 12, 2019

Podcasts are now more popular than ever. Much of their rise in popularity can be attributed to increased accessibility and convenience. Value and knowledge can be taken away whilst washing the dishes or commuting to work. While radio and TV are seeing a decline in viewers and listeners, the on-demand nature of podcasts appeals to our busy lives. There are hundreds of daily and weekly podcasts covering a range of topics from business, economics and even cybersecurity.

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TAGS: how to, tips, Podcast

3 Ways To Protect Against Ransomware

by Lachie Dixon - Sep 3, 2019

Ask anyone who works in IT what malware they consider to be the most likely to bring a company to stand still and you can pretty safely assume their answer will be ransomware. Although not a totally new concept, ransomware has become a major threat over the past couple of years. 

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TAGS: it security, cyber security

File Naming Best Practices for SMB's

by Lachie Dixon - Aug 13, 2019

Your organisation's data is more valuable than money. It is the new currency of the technological age, and as such, should be protected and stored correctly.

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TAGS: data management, File Name

4 Ways You Can Use Your Company Data To Make Better Decisions

by Lachie Dixon - Jul 17, 2019

We have already iterated the importance of data and how it can drive businesses forward by giving them a clear view of where they are doing things right and wrong.

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TAGS: data management, Data Security

Ten Ways to Educate New Employees on Data Management

by Lachie Dixon - Jul 8, 2019

What is data management?

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TAGS: employees, management, tips, data management

Five Tips to Ensure Your Data Remains Secure, Relevant and Accessible

by Lachie Dixon - Jul 4, 2019

Adopting a secure and accessible data management solution can protect your business from data theft, misplaced documents and can save employees hours of labour as files are readily accessible.

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, Data Security, Data Loss, Risk Management

4 ways You Can Achieve Successful ROI for Your NFP

by Lachie Dixon - Jun 13, 2019

When you operate a not-for-profit, every dollar counts. In order to raise awareness for your cause, attract ongoing support, and generate results for the community, smart financial management is extremely important. For this reason, many NFPs are turning to technology to generate efficiencies and save money in all kinds of areas.

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TAGS: cloud, managed service provider, how to, tips

The Benefits Of Outsourcing IT for Nonprofits

by Lachie Dixon - May 27, 2019

Successfully running a charity, not-for-profit (NFP) or health/community organisation is no easy feat. Budgets are lean, yet you need to run highly effective marketing campaigns, and your sources of funding are ever fluctuating. The last thing you want to worry about is your IT.

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TAGS: managed service provider, outsourced, how to, tips, NFP