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5 Strategies to Avoid Phishing Attacks

April 23, 2018  -  Darryl McAllister

Office 365 | Security

Did you know that 90% of modern data breaches now involve a phishing attack? These attacks usually consist of fake emails designed to look like they’re coming from a brand or institution that you trust. Their goal is to entice you to click a link or download an attachment, which, in turn,...

5 Ways to Avoid a Phishing Attack

March 19, 2018  -  Darryl McAllister

Office 365 | Security

Did you know that 90% of modern data breaches now involve a phishing attack? These attacks usually consist of fake emails designed to look like they’re coming from a brand or institution that you trust. Their goal is to entice you to click a link or download an attachment, which, in...

An SSL Certificate Helps Secure Your Network

March 06, 2018  -  Darryl McAllister

Security

The reality of operating a business in today’s always-online world is grim, but simple – security must come first. We therefore recommend all businesses apply an SSL certificate within their network. What is an SSL...

Mandatory Data Breach Notification Laws

February 21, 2018  -  Darryl McAllister

Security

Many Australian organisations are now legally required to notify affected individuals, and the Australian Information Commissioner, of any eligible data breach affecting personal information. This new legislation follows the passing of the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2017 through the Federal Senate in February 2017 and ...

Meltdown & Spectre: What You Need to Know

January 09, 2018  -  Darryl McAllister

Security

Despite being only a few days into 2018, we may already be facing two of the biggest threats to our data security of the year. Researchers at Google Project Zero have released details concerning not one, but two separate exploits; "Meltdown" and "Spectre". Both exploits ...

Remote Access to Project Files

October 03, 2017  -  Darryl McAllister

Security | productivity

A common IT problem in the construction industry is to provide fast and secure access to project files for staff working in the field. The Current Strategy Typically, we find the company has set up a Projects drive on their file server (say the P drive) and that...

Backup Strategy for Business

September 12, 2017  -  Darryl McAllister

IT Support | Security | Disaster Recovery

A report on the strategy you MUST have to ensure you can get ALL your business critical data back in a TIMELY manner following a serious server outage. The Best Business Backup Strategy Today By now, I think it’s safe to assume that no business is still backing up their server to...

NetCare Alert - Ransomware Outbreak

June 28, 2017  -  Darryl McAllister

Security

There has been another ransomware breakout around the world - a variant of the WannaCry attack dubbed GoldenEye. It has severely impacted on some large organisations around the world, including some Australian subsidiaries. To minimise the...

Password Management

February 14, 2017  -  Darryl McAllister

Security

More so than ever before we are relying on the Internet for the administration of our professional lives - banking, bills, ordering, cloud-based applications, memberships, management tools and accounts of all sorts… We can no longer be expected to remember so many passwords! And of course, the increasingly...

Remote Access to Your Server

December 06, 2016  -  Darryl McAllister

Security

For over 15 years, NetCare has been recommending Terminal Server as our preferred method for remote access to applications and data that are installed on file servers. Commonly known as the "TS server" , it could be setup to allow staff members at a branch or home office...