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Increased cyber attacks must trigger equivalent action

Caitlin Devidas

Recent and widely publicised cyber attacks must be the impetus for a renewed and more concerted and coordinated global commitment to strengthen cyber security capabilities. In May, the WannaCry ransomware attacks struck, underscoring the potentially disastrous consequences for health care facilities and their patients when medical records and medical devices are compromised. June brought yet

Don’t get complacent in the Cloud

Caitlin Devidas

Cloud security is getting better but that doesn’t mean you’re not at risk. WannaCry was one of the biggest and most widespread “attacks” ever seen, but it wasn’t so widespread as to take out the world. And that’s a concern because WannaCry has been widely described as amateur. Keeping data secure has never been harder than

What’s your plan B if your tech fails you whilst travelling?

Caitlin Devidas

Technology fails. That is an unfortunate truth about the gadgets and devices that run our businesses and our lives. What do you do if your tech fails you whilst you’re away from the office and home? There’s always the risk of damage and theft when you’re away – and whilst replacing the tech is inevitably

Erase yourself from the Internet

Caitlin Devidas

It’s a very tough proposition to completely erase yourself from the internet. Think that you’re not on there because you don’t have Facebook? Well, read our article about Google location services… you’re on the internet! So unless you’ve actually been off the grid “for real”, there’s a few things you can do. But be warned

WannaCry? No need to, Rock IT can help with Ransomware and WannaCrypt.

Caitlin Devidas

A new strain of Ransomware called WannaCrypt (appropriately dubbed WannaCry) is at large and creating a media storm. It is concerning many computer users worldwide, but here are some tips to assist with managing it. Firstly, what is it? WannaCrypt is a type of Ransomware. Ransomware encrypts computer files so that they are unreadable. The

It’s big business for scammers

Caitlin Devidas

Those pesky scammers, they are getting smarter and trickier – just ask the companies that paid more than $3.1B to fake-CEO email scams! Most of us probably know about those fake inheritance scams and emails from Nigeria, but some are still being duped by scams claiming they are from The Post or The ATO.  Scams are