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  • A cybercriminal's primary goal is to exploit the weaknesses in your digital (and human) business environment to help themselves to your money and information. It would be nice to think that as a small business, you'd fly under their radar. That, due to the size of your business, the financial…

  • Microsoft has announced new features for Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Teams, here's what you need to know about the latest Microsoft Teams updates.     Set an out of office reply Teams  You can now set an out of office status in Microsoft Teams, just as you can in…

  • In a statement released on the 29th of March 2019, Toyota announced they had been hit by an attempted cyberattack, that potentially affected 3.1 million people.    What Happened?  Back in 2019 Toyota fell victim to several attempted cyberattacks, these cyberattacks came during a time when their IT systems were…

  • On the 11th of May 2021, Sophos announced Powernet as the 2021 ANZ National Partner of the Year. The award is recognition for Powernet's outstanding performance and commitment to securing businesses through the Sophos next-generation cybersecurity suite, this is the second time Powernet has won this award.    About Sophos…

  • A critical vulnerability in Apple's iOS, macOS and watchOS software has been identified and patched in their latest security update. This is a severe security flaw, we urge all Apple users to check for and apply software patches immediately.    What Happened?  Apple addressed three zero-day bugs that are targeting…

  • As an IT Support company that specialises in the Microsoft 365 suite, we love sharing our favourite tips and tricks on how to use Microsoft apps more efficiently and bringing to light some of its hidden features.    Here are a few of our favourites.    Format Painter Microsoft Word's…

  • In keeping up with digital transformation, Microsoft has created an analytics service called Power BI. It’s basically their answer to Google Analytics, it operates via cloud computing and it’s pretty impressive.   Power BI offers users and businesses an extensive spectrum of reporting functions that support analytical data measured from…

  • Every year the first Thursday in May is World Password Day, originally created by Intel Security in 2013, the purpose of this day is to promote better password habits, to have a regular day set to change your passwords.  In 2021, it is almost standard that everyone knows someone first…

  • There are so many types of internet connections, and just to add to the confusion, between providers the same type is often called something different. How can you tell the difference between each one and how do you know which is the right one for your home, or your business?…

  • As a Sophos Platinum Partner, we have over 10 years of experience in implementing Sophos cybersecurity products for hundreds of businesses across Australia.  The Sophos cybersecurity suite is second to none, they are continuously innovating, and exploring the latest technologies and cyber trends, ensuring their preventative and protective applications are…

  • On the 12th of April 2021, Microsoft released a statement that they and Nuance entered into a definitive agreement, under which Microsoft would acquire Nuance for $56 per share. This is Microsoft's second-largest acquisition after LinkedIn, which speaks to their AI strategy.    Nuance is an AI technology company focusing…

  • Artificial intelligence used in business has become common and accessible. It is no longer something available only to those in high tech companies or with inhouse developers.   We see this as a huge growth area in business IT and believe this will be one technology trend that will only…


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