4 03, 2021

Six Important Systems Every Business And Home Should Have for Data Protection

2021-01-07T10:40:16+08:00March 4th, 2021|Security, Software|

As our world increasingly converts every detail of our lives into digital data, we have a valid reason to feel concerned about protecting that data as best we can. Good information security practice begins with yourself, and that's where you should start. Here we will take a look at six easy ways you can improve your information security. This knowledge may potentially save you from a lot of future problems. 1. Properly Configured Firewall The firewall for your network is a vital piece of technology, but it's completely useless if it's not configured correctly. If you connect to the Internet with a modern router, it will almost certainly have a [...]

18 02, 2021

Two-Step Authentication: The Easy Way To Protect Your Online Accounts

2021-01-07T07:56:37+08:00February 18th, 2021|Security|

The most important thing to know about two-step authentication (also known as two-factor authentication, or 2FA) is that it exists solely to provide your online accounts with better protection against attack. The need for 2FA arose because most people do such a bad job of choosing passwords that online fraud and identity theft cases were spiralling out of control. Even with all the publicity about the risks, and even with all the technology available to help people create better passwords, an overwhelming majority of people still use passwords that are ridiculously easy to guess. The only way to protect people from their own lazy habits is to create a second [...]

17 08, 2020

Windows 2004 Issues and How to Fix These

2020-08-17T12:00:42+08:00August 17th, 2020|Security|

The much anticipated May 2020 Windows update has now arrived. However, with it comes the archetypical bugs and issues. Many are warning to hold off hitting that Update now button as in its wake a whole torrent of nasty annoyances could follow. Microsoft has hence put compatibility holds in place so that those with affected devices will be blocked from updating for now. Nevertheless, fear not loyal Window’s enthusiasts! They are working on mitigating and resolving the known issues so that everyone will eventually be able to start downloading Windows 2004 version. Some Of The Main Windows 2004 Issues Bluetooth Bother We all love our Bluetooth devices, for example, to [...]

17 08, 2020

Why Custom Built Computers Are Best

2020-08-17T11:53:59+08:00August 17th, 2020|Security|

Nowadays, our computing tasks are concrete fixtures in our daily routines. We rely on these trusty machines for business and pleasure. It is mind-blowing to think of all the time we spend with our PCs. How heavily we rely upon them is equally astonishing. Now that we have access to so much information and an array of components, we’re spoilt for choice. Therefore, whether you’re a hardcore gamer, corporate leader or technician wizard, it’s well worth considering custom computers in Perth. Benefits Of Custom Computers Pick ‘N’ Mix Think of the design work behind a custom computer like a sweet shop. Pre-built devices are just one bag of the same [...]

17 08, 2020

Why Business Grade Laptops Are Better than Retail Computers

2020-08-17T11:48:06+08:00August 17th, 2020|Security|

Whether you’re looking to kit out an office or are a one man show conducting business in your home study, finding the best possible device can seem like a goliath of a task. There are many compelling reasons as to why a business grade laptop outperforms the consumer models in a corporate setting. Moreover, given that our working lives are becoming increasingly blended with our personal exploits it could well be more beneficial to invest in a business class device to ensure you have an all round better experience with your computer. What to expect when opting for Business Class Laptop Bigger, Better, Stronger, More Powerful Essentially, when you opt [...]

17 08, 2020

Benefits of EcoTank Printers and How We Can Help Clients Set Them Up

2020-08-17T11:38:58+08:00August 17th, 2020|Security|

Printing powerhouse Epson’s EcoTank boasts many benefits allowing you to print cheaply and efficiently. Whether you run a busy household or swanky office joint, are a photography fanatic or stressed out student, they have a range of printers to suit everyone’s individual needs. The advantages of this collection will be outlined in this blog post. We’ll also delve into how we can help you get everything up and running should you choose one of these devices. The Big Bonus Of EcoTank Printers Bye Bye Ink Cartridges The biggest bonus of this printing style is that you will no longer have to worry about undergoing the fiddly process of replacing cartridges. [...]

10 01, 2020

How Internet Security Software Is Useless Unless Configured Properly

2019-12-05T07:23:33+08:00January 10th, 2020|Security|

Everyone knows security software is essential to keeping their information and systems safe. What is a bit less obvious is that if you don't invest some time to make sure the software is properly configured, it's not really different to not having security software at all. Security is a process It's easy to think of security as a "set and forget" task, but in reality it is an on-going process where you need to be ready to constantly adapt to a changing environment. Fail to understand this, and your business will learn the same lesson the dinosaurs did. You must be able to adapt because the bad guys are adapting. [...]

20 12, 2019

Windows 7 End Of Life: Upgrade Your Computer Before January 14th 2020

2019-12-05T07:16:41+08:00December 20th, 2019|Operating System, Security|

Microsoft support ends for Windows 7 on January 14th 2020. This bad news is going to affect many millions of people around the world, because Windows 7 has been one of the most popular versions of Windows ever released. It's estimated that as many as 7 in 10 businesses may still be using Windows 7. Because of the many good features of Windows 7, and lack of significantly beneficial improvements in later versions of Windows, many users have been reluctant to upgrade. Now because the End of Life for Windows 7 is looming, there really isn't any choice. You have to upgrade, or you'll be left behind. Don't confuse "Support" [...]

26 09, 2018

Computer Virus Myth Busting

2018-09-26T08:21:35+08:00September 26th, 2018|Security|

Viruses of any kind are scary. The potential for damage they can do is serious. Unfortunately, many people don't really understand computer viruses and that actually makes the viruses more dangerous. By gaining a better understanding of viruses, you can prepare better defences, and that's what this article is all about. We'll take a look at some of the more common misunderstandings and myths about computer viruses and try to help separate fact from fiction. Myth 1: Viruses can't be cured Computer viruses are just programs like any other program, with the only difference being that they are intended to have some malicious or at least disruptive purpose. Some viruses [...]

26 09, 2018

Spring Cleaning – Tech Style

2018-09-26T08:20:15+08:00September 26th, 2018|Security|

Every once in a while, it's a good idea to give some thought to cleaning up your computer (and you don't necessarily have to wait until spring to do it). Spring cleaning for computers involves two quite different tasks: Physically cleaning the computer hardware Organizing stored data These tasks are normally quite simple, but there are important rules that apply to how they're performed if you want to ensure optimal results. In the rest of this article, we'll talk a bit more about how to do the job properly. Cleaning the keyboard Keyboards are one of the most unclean surfaces in the office, especially if they're used on a communal [...]

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