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How to Create a Cyber Security Culture in Your Business

by Powernet - Jun 2, 2020

There is no doubt that Cyber Security has become an essential component of every business today. Online attacks are on the rise and it is important to protect your workforce, clients and business. Did you know studies are showing that the average website is attacked 94 times per day? 

 

Here are some of our strategies in creating a cyber security culture. 

 

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, managed service provider, Data Security, Tech, IT support, IT Support Melbourne

Ransomware - Get The Facts

by Powernet - May 26, 2020

Ransomware is one of the most difficult cyber attacks to come back from, once your files are encrypted, if you don't have an unaffected, live backup, the options to recover your data are slim.


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Common Password Mistakes: Infograph

by Powernet - May 12, 2020

We all know the rules - don't use the same password, don't use identifiable information in your password, keep your password secure and don't share it, but we don't always follow them!

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, IT systems, risk, two factor authentication, passwords, Identity Theft, Data Security, Data Loss, IT support

What You Need to Know About Toll's Recent Cyber Attack

by Powernet - May 6, 2020

In a statement posted on Tuesday afternoon, Toll said that it was shutting down some of their IT systems on Monday after they detected unusual activity on one of their servers.

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4 Simple Ways to Protect Your Home WiFi from Hackers

by Powernet - Apr 29, 2020

Most homes today will have at least one router connecting their family to the internet. Your router will have most likely come with wifi pre-configured providing you with a network name and password.

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, Data Security, Working from home, remote workforce, work from anywhere, IT support, covid19

Cyber Security Myths All Business Owners Need to Know | Infographic

by Powernet - Apr 22, 2020

Cybersecurity is an integral part of life - personal and business. No matter how big or small your business is or how much or little you personally share online, ensuring your cybersecurity is in check is essential.

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TAGS: cyber security, Working from home, remote workforce, apps for working from home, work from anywhere, IT support

Tips for Running a Better Video Meeting

by Powernet - Apr 19, 2020

By now we are all becoming experts at video conferences with family, friends, clients and colleagues, it has become the main way we connect with others.

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TAGS: cyber security, Working from home, remote workforce, apps for working from home, work from anywhere, IT support, videoconference

Staying Safe Online: 5 Tips From our Experts

by Powernet - Apr 16, 2020

Sadly, during any wide-spread news event, there will usually be an increase in malicious activity relating to it. We have seen fake emails, text messages and calls pretending to be helping during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, community stress and panic provide an opportune time for cyber criminals to attack.

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Working From Home Essentials: Tips From People Who Do It Successfully

by Powernet - Apr 14, 2020

Keeping yourself safe when working from home is so important now that this is almost the only option available to the majority of us, for the foreseeable future.

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TAGS: cyber security, Working from home, remote workforce, apps for working from home, work from anywhere, IT support

What is the Average Cost of a Ransomware Attack?

by John Lane - Feb 3, 2020

Ransomware is a form of malware which infects your computer and encrypts all accessible files, rendering them unusable. The malware can also spread rapidly through a network, infecting many computers in a short amount of time, each demanding a separate ransom.

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, risk, scam, tips, data management