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Should you cover your webcam just like Mark Zuckerberg does?

Nik Devidas

Yep. You absolutely should. And stuff chewing gum into your laptop microphone. There are cameras and lenses everywhere. On the side of buildings, in your phone and in your laptop. Do we even notice them anymore given they’re so prevalent? And the reality is, someone could be watching you at any moment – even when

APRA says that financial institutions are making basic cyber security errors

Nik Devidas

Basic ‘cyber hygiene’ is an ongoing area of concern in the financial services sector. Since issuing their latest Cyber Security guidelines in July 2019, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has received 36 data breach notifications Executive board member Geoff Summerhayes warns that local financial services providers were still making basic errors. “With some cyber-incidents taking

Cyber Insurance… here to stay, but ultimately is it worth it?

Nik Devidas

If your business works with an Insurance Broker, then chances are you’ve had a discussion about “Cyber Insurance”. What is Cyber Insurance? The past 10 years have seen massive changes in the way that companies communicate and do business. Many businesses have undergone some form of digital transformation which (should have) created improvements to their

5 things to consider when choosing a Managed Security Service Provider

Nik Devidas

Choosing a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) can be a daunting task. If you have an existing relationship you know you’ve either outgrown their capabilities or something has gone wrong in the relationship. Here’s our top 5 things to consider when looking for a new IT Security provider in Melbourne 1-Knowledgeable Account Manager Your Account

Rock IT Partners with rhipe – Press Release

Nik Devidas

Download the whole case study here: Rhipe-CaseStudy-RockIT Rhipe’s cloud expertise strikes a chord with Rock IT The intangible nature of cloud services makes distributing them a specialised skill, and Rhipe’s history of strong successes long ago convinced Nik Devidas that the company was the best partner to provide that skill. As co-founder and managing director

Rock IT is ranked as a leading MSP again!

Nik Devidas

12th Annual MSP 501 Identifies Top Forward-Thinking Global MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services JUNE 18, 2019: Rock IT has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 12th-annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. Every year, MSPs worldwide complete an extensive survey and application to report their product

Nik Devidas

Are you running a business AND managing your IT? Let’s take some of that responsibility off of your plate. Check out this eBook to learn more: https://datto.amp.vg/pb/cygeupyk214jv

Get your business back up and running after a Cyberattack

Nik Devidas

It’s not just the big guys getting breached – it’s the small companies too. And whilst you may have some pretty good security measures in place (check out our top 3 tips), there is currently no way of being 100% secure online. So what can you do if you are compromised in some way? Restore

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

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

Digital Transformation: what is it?

Caitlin Devidas

In a nutshell, it is applying digital processes to existing business operations. In the same way that machinery enabled manufacturing processes to speed up, automation and standardisation of tasks can increase efficiency and free up staff to work on higher value tasks: such as things that ‘robots’ will never be able to do as well

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

Want to speed up your business and be more digitally competitive?

Caitlin Devidas

There is no comparison to how businesses are run today compared to twenty years ago. Those days may have seemed simpler in some ways, but the technology we enjoy today has opened up new opportunities that we have learned to enjoy and appreciate. Technology has increased speed. Business is now moving faster than ever. With

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

Is technology really pivotal for your business success?

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Just think for a minute where your business would be without technology. From scheduling appointments to invoicing customers, your business relies on technology in nearly every facet. You monitor its potential and success with CRM and accounting software. You watch it grow online with analytics. You email your clients and associates from your phone and

Productivity, IT and you

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Choosing the right technology can be tough as a wrong decision can lead to a whole raft of problems. With new technologies forever cropping up, making the right IT decisions has never been harder. That’s where we come in. If it’s one thing that businesses are all too eager to improve, it’s their productivity. Some people