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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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Have you got the right IT support?

by Powernet - May 4, 2020

IT is the quiet department behind the scenes that is at the core of every business. When done right technology powers your business unnoticed, when done wrong it can cause irreversible damage.

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TAGS: it security, managed service provider, Data Security, Tech, work from anywhere, IT support, covid19, IT Support Melbourne

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

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

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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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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