2020 was a banner year for cyberattacks worldwide, and Australia saw more attacks during the first half of 2020 than it did in all of 2019. This increase in online threats has driven many organisations to seek out help with their IT management and cybersecurity from an IT professional.
Why Businesses Need DNS Protection
DNS security has become more critical as Domain Name Server requests have become a larger target for cyber criminals. While DNS is a vital function of how the internet works by connecting IP addresses to website URLs, it can also be manipulated and become a point of vulnerability.
How Can Business Continuity Be Easier for My Company?
Disaster recovery and business continuity planning should be considered a critical aspect of running a business. However, many organisations disregard it completely. Others have some kind of plan in place, but fail to grasp how time consuming the recovery process can be and the associated cost of downtime.
Now's the Time to Implement Digital Signatures into Your Business Operations
Now that we're working from home and reducing visits to our customers, we need a new way to sign off on documents. It has become much more complicated to get people together, and as a result important contracts can be left in limbo waiting on a signature.
Securely Work from Home
The new normal for almost all of our customers is to have at least 50% of their employees now working from home. For many, it's over 80% (Netcare for example).
Given the immediate rush to move everyone to some sort of remote working arrangement has passed, the next priority is to circle back around and make sure that our rapid introduction of work-from-home solutions hasn't compromised our business security.
Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is Vital to Your Business Well-being
Whether from cyber-attack or natural disaster, using Disaster Recovery as a Service can mitigate the downtime for a company and make all the difference when it comes to bouncing back quickly after a downtime crisis, or never being able to fully recover.
Do You Know Your Microsoft Secure Score?
As a way to help their Windows and Office 365 users better protect their data from malicious cyberattacks, Microsoft offers Microsoft Secure Score. This is an overall score for data security compared to a recommended Windows baseline and Office 365 controls. It’s designed to help organizations gain insight into where they stand and take advantage of suggestions for improving their score.
Every Business Manager Needs to Know About The Essential Eight
With an understanding of the growing threats that companies face and the challenges of blocking data breaches on multiple fronts, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has published a prioritized list of eight essential data security strategies to help businesses protect their systems against attacks.
The 5 Critical Steps of IT Risk Management to Prevent a Data Breach or Costly Downtime
Most people can easily identify with the need to protect your business premises or vehicles from peril, because being without either would put your company’s well-being at a significant risk. But, what about your IT infrastructure?