Working from home used to be a perk, with most companies carrying out this policy in an attempt to increase work productivity on various occasions. The reality of the situation is that now, work from home is becoming more of a necessity than a luxury, but what if your company isn’t ready for it? Luckily, […]
Encrypt your data Software updates and password protection isn’t enough to protect you from hackers and cyber threats anymore. And data encryption isn’t simply reserved for tech gurus – modern tools make it possible for anyone to encrypt information online. For example, Office 365 uses encryption in two ways: in the service, and as a […]
The cloud will quickly replace ISDN as a highly scalable and more cost effective option First defined in the 80s, ISDN has proven to be outdated with the introduction of cloud systems. Deemed costly and obsolete, the PSTN and ISDN networks are being decommissioned with the rollout of NBN across Australia, requiring businesses across the […]
The IT Department has worked with the aged care industry in Australia for almost two decades. In that time, we’ve developed a process that has supported a variety of aged care businesses across the country. With this in mind, we have some insights that should help answer any questions you may have about IT support […]
Today, the aged and community care services are undergoing a crisis in confidence following the revelations of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. Now, more than ever, the sector needs effective support in order to regain the confidence of the Australian public. In this article, we want to take a closer look […]
Shortlisted for innovation We were shortlisted to 1 of 5 from 150 entrants for the Maroondah Business Excellence Awards in the category of Innovation and Technology. Our Managed Care product was the focus for this award, as we have built a model of IT service, strategy, security and business continuity that differs from others in […]
Outsourcing is a familiar concept to small businesses – with many routinely outsourcing their payroll processing, accounting and distribution. But despite the familiarity, there are still businesses out there that don’t thoroughly understand the benefits of outsourcing, particularly when it comes to their IT systems. Keep reading to learn the benefits of outsourced IT services […]
1. Enable proper password management It seems like a basic one, but you’d be surprised how many businesses just use their company name and postcode or street number as a password for all their systems! Or worse, the age old favourite “admin1234”. If you were to change one thing about your security today, the most […]
What is a notifiable data breach? Put simply, a data breach occurs when personal information is accessed or disclosed without authorisation or is lost. It’s considered notifiable when the breach is likely to result in serious harm. Examples of serious harm include: Identify theft Financial loss through fraud A likely risk of physical harm, such […]
So what can a business do to keep itself secure? There’s no silver bullet solution – after all, they say the only totally secure computer is one that’s switched off – but there are moves you can make and changes you can roll out that will make a significant difference to your organisation’s security. Key […]
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ISDN disconnection and what it means to you
ISDN has been a staple for telephone in businesses for many years, but Telstra has announced the cessation of this technology….
IT security basics for everyday businesses
In our latest paper, ‘IT security basics for everyday businesses’ we demystify IT security and share budget-friendly tips, so you can begin putting basic security measures in place. It’s remarkably easy.
An in-depth case study into how we helped MOIRA during an unparalleled period of growth navigate an office relocation and improve efficiencies across their IT infrastructure and security. Upon doing so, building a strong relationship and continuing to provide Managed IT Services.