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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

5 Tools That Are Changing the World of Remote Work

by Powernet - Jun 1, 2020

For some businesses, the shift to remote working was one they had not planned to make but had to in order to survive the current state of the world.

 

Many businesses, ours included, have found countless benefits to the new world of working from home and will continue to offer flexibility post-pandemic lock-down. Empowering your workforce through trust and flexibility can help you keep an edge to attracting, and keeping the right talent for your business!

 

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TAGS: cloud, managed service provider, public cloud, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, Tech, remote workforce, IT support

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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TAGS: it security, cyber security, Data Security, remote workforce, IT support

6 Reasons Why You Should Move to The Cloud

by Powernet - May 20, 2020

Most businesses today are relying, at least partially on cloud-based services. Whether it’s just your website and social media accounts, or it’s your entire technology suite, the decision to utilise cloud technology is a decision that harnesses a range of benefits. 

 

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TAGS: cloud, hybrid cloud, hybrid IT, managed service provider, private cloud, public cloud, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, Tech, IT support

4 Traits of a Logistics IT Managed Services Provider

by Powernet - May 17, 2020

Technology continues to disrupt the logistics industry. What traditionally was a sector with thousands of pieces of paper, disjointed apps and Excel spreadsheets, is now one that is empowered with large scale systems that enable all areas of the business talk to each other.

 

IT support in the logistics sector looks very different today than it did only 5 years ago. Now, with almost 100% reliance on IT systems to run business operations, it is imperative that redundancy, security and backup are built in.

 

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TAGS: industry, customer experience, logistics, Tech, IT support

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

7 Traits of a Not-for-Profit IT Managed Services Provider

by Powernet - May 10, 2020

The not for profit sector is always evolving, as is the technology that empowers it.

 

The IT that supports the not for profit sector must keep up with the fast-moving industry changes while maintaining a stable platform and understanding the unique requirements that nfps have.

 

Managed Services Providers who are providing IT support to the not for profit sector need to do more than just run a help desk, track IT assets and run reports. Let’s talk about some of the key qualities IT support teams need when providing technical support to the not for profit sector.

 

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TAGS: Insider, Microsoft, how to, tips, Keywords, NGO, NFP, Fund raising, Tech, Working from home, remote workforce, work from anywhere, IT support, productivity, IT Support Melbourne

13 Keyboard Shortcuts to Turn You into an Efficient Keyboard Warrior!

by Powernet - May 6, 2020

Let’s face it, we’re all after tips to improve efficiency and what is more efficient than controlling your computer through shortcuts!


Those precious seconds it takes to move from the keyboard, to your mouse, and back again can be saved by a few simple shortcuts.

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TAGS: Insider, Microsoft, how to, tips, Keywords, Tech, Working from home, remote workforce, work from anywhere, IT support, productivity, IT Support Melbourne

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

3 iOS Features You Probably Didn't Know About

by Powernet - May 5, 2020

Apple is always looking for new ways to make your iPhone experience better. They release new features all the time, here are 3 iOS features you probably didn't know about.

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