Passwords: the end is nigh!

At an RSA Security Conference way back in 2004, Bill Gates predicted the demise of the password. He asserted that traditional passwords “don’t meet the challenge” of keeping critical [...]

Is Colocation Right for Me?

Colocation refers to the practice of placing your servers and other IT equipment alongside others’ equipment (thus: co-location) into a data centre operated by a third party. Of course, this is [...]

Large-scale Microsoft Exchange Hack

Here we are again, reporting on another security breach involving a major international company. In this case, Microsoft have advised that their Exchange email platform has been compromised. Late [...]

Cyber Breaches: the Human Cost

As an IT Managed Support company, we occasionally have to witness first-hand the harmful impact of cyber-security breaches in businesses and organisations within our own region (the NSW Mid North [...]

Where is my data, and is it secure?

The Australian government is increasingly concerned about data sovereignty (the security, privacy and physical location of data), and certainly after recent malicious assaults on government [...]

USB Drives

USB hard drive back up warning As intrusive cyber-attacks continue to rise, the old way of backing up data via USB drives has become an enormous vulnerability point for businesses. Here is [...]