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Technological developments and an overall increased trust in technology has seen the majority of businesses become ‘virtual companies’. Known as, ‘cloud computing’ this system works through the storage of computing resources over the internet, rather than a computer’s hard drive.

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Hailed the ‘Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism’, Facebook, YouTube, Microsoft and Twitter have joined forces to create a global forum fighting against the spread of online terrorist propaganda. In a united attempt to stop this, each tech giant has pledged to make their platforms ‘hostile to terrorists and violent extremists’.

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The 'chronic failure' to use secure passwords has grown increasingly concerning for individuals and companies alike. Password hacking software now enables passwords, thought to be safe, to be unscrambled within seconds. We have compiled the top reasons why implementing a complex password policy is vital for your protection and exactly how to put it in place. 

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Many small to medium sized Australian businesses have, or are looking at introducing, a set of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies for employees.   With the widespread popularity of smartphones, tablets and iPads, it seems to make good sense to allow employees to use these personal devices for work purposes. In fact, over 74% of organisations either already have a BYOD polic ...

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In late May, Microsoft launched its latest Surface Pro, its first upgrade to the company’s popular line of hybrid PCs since October 2015. While the Surface Pro’s specs have been upgraded across the board, including the newest 7th-generation Intel processors, many of the changes to the Surface Pro are minor, with the most notable upgrade being improved battery life.  Here’s a ...

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Blockchain is a hot topic at the moment, yet for many, the technology remains an elusive concept. Just as the notion of the cloud was once difficult to grasp, understanding blockchain technology is relatively simple once you get your head around it. Over the past few weeks we’ve had a couple of people ask us what blockchain is, so we’ve put together this short guide to help ex ...

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Hi Jane, thanks so much for submitting your question! Travelling with a laptop opens doors to a range of potential security problems, both physical and software based. Despite this, there are many things you can do to protect your data from getting into the wrong hands! Here are some simple things you can do to help keep your laptop secure when you’re on the go. Physical Sec ...

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Last week, an unusually sophisticated phishing campaign appeared to target Google's 1 billion+ Gmail users worldwide, seeking to gain control of their entire email histories. The worm, which arrived in users' inboxes posing as an email from a trusted contact, asked users to click on an attached "Google Docs" file. Clicking on the link took users to a real Google security page, ...

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As of April 11, the Windows 10 Creators Update is available to Windows 10 customers around the world as a free upgrade. New features in the Windows 10 Creators Update include 3D paint, built-in game broadcasting, new tab management features in Microsoft Edge, and enhanced security features. Despite this,  Microsoft  has released a message, urging users without a tech backgrou ...

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Due to increased regulation and the growing adoption of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in the workplace, it’s now more important than ever for businesses to protect sensitive information and company data. At the same time, companies need to securely share sensitive information with appropriate employees and individuals within and external to their business network. Fortunately, ...

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