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Check Your Domain One of the ways cyber criminals get you is through Phishing emails. They are designed to trick you. Being mislead in this way can be a big problem if the phishing emails have locker or destructive viruses. Your best line of defence with these type of emails is awareness and vigilance.  The very first […]

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  Nasty stuff. I have personally spoken with clients that have had this happen. The scammers generally use teamviewer or some simular remote access software to access your PC. Remember you have to install the software, and generally grant them access through a code or confirm the remote session. Think of it like this. Would you hand the keys […]

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Here’s how to avoid falling even in their best designed trap Readers, this is an article I thought is well worth sharing with you. It goes into the most common scams that tricked unsuspecting people in 2016. A fantastic article that breaks down each scam or trick in detail. In coming weeks, we will publish […]

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A colleague of mine is running a powerful and inspiring workshop. This is a one day workshop in Bendigo on the 12th of May on Workplace Behaviour. In this powerful workshop we will go through the impact it has on business and show participants HOW to turn disengaged employees into engaged and inspired employees with obvious benefits […]

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Until recently, Mac (OSX) users were almost (I say almost)  immune to severe virus activity we have known in the Windows world. By design OSX is somewhat more resistant to ransomeware and cryptolock – UNTIL NOW. This article was sent to me, and features a well known Tech Guru Steve Dotto explaining the virus.  Bottom […]

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As a small business consultant, it is always my biggest worry when a client is discussing their data security & backup process that they do not understand the importance of offsite backups. In my opinion they do need to be done in 2 parts. Firstly, a full server or critical desktop image must be stored […]

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After we get to assess and work with a business at a consultancy level, we often recommend a Business Continuity Plan. It is something most businesses need to do and keep it relevant, updated and tested. This article explains a little about a BCP. Jarrod Clowes   Nobody wants to think about disaster happening. It’s scary […]

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We all know handy a removable hard drive is. It has countless uses. What about a NAS ? These are great devices for larger data storage requirements, for small to medium businesses to back up their data to and expand storage capacity. This video explains the how bith these storage critters differ. Jarrod Clowes Source: […]

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Organisations BIG or SMALL must understand their backup systems and test the data is obtainable and the process works thoroughly. This article describes how the DMV in America was crippled for nearly 2 weeks while their system were rebuilt. While no data was compromised and the system had been tested before – things were still learnt about their […]

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Cloud Backups are essentially the best thing to hit data security this decade. Traditional on premise backup systems are essential, but have been around since business computing and applications became mainstream. I have included some video content that explains cloud backups very well, and a video that talks about my preferred cloud backup service “Crashplan” […]

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