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Why Network Security In Victoria Is Crucial For Small Businesses

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As opposed to established organisations, smaller businesses must not make the mistake of assuming that they will be too small to become the target of digital threats such as hackers. In fact, the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) reported in May this year that many Australian businesses suffered from a rise in cyber attacks. Seeing how […]

Why passwords alone will not protect you

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Of all the security issues that you need to grapple with when working with your clients, what is the one that keeps you awake at night? If you were to ask ten different technology service providers this question, do not expect ten different answers.  I can almost guarantee poor passwords practices would be the overwhelming response. Hands up if […]

Intellect ITs response to Prime Minister’s Announcement of Cyber Attack

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Intellect IT welcomes the coverage given by the mainstream media to the Prime Minister’s announcement last week about sophisticated, state-based cyber-attacks happening on Australia. For us, it is a timely reminder of the importance of our work and our service offerings that address exactly the sort of risks outlined by the PM. Background On Friday, […]

Fortinet overhauls product offerings

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In what was a well-overdue move late in 2019, leading tech company Fortinet launched a revised product-set to coincide with the release of version 6.2 of its industry-leading VPN client software. It was a win for existing and potential users because Fortinet had an unfortunate track record of unnecessary complexity in its offerings. For us […]

Why It Is Crucial For Small Businesses To Have Effective Firewall Solutions

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When it comes to small businesses; they have their fair share of online threats.In order to keep their customer and business data protected, having access to effective firewall solutions is crucial. A firewall can be a software tool or a physical device and both are responsible for monitoring all incoming traffic to the network and […]

Microsoft Office 365 free trial for six months

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Microsoft is offering a generous six month free trial period of its Office 365 product as an initiative to support businesses struggling with the fallout of COVID-19. This offer is only available through its partner network so we encourage you to get in touch with us as soon as possible so we can arrange a […]

Remote access solutions

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If your staff need access to Internal resources. You will need a means for them to easily connect to the office network. Ensure home devices have a good antivirus solution. This will help protect your company assets. Use remote solutions such Remote Desktop Services (RDS, also referred to as RDP). This allows your staff to […]

Using Microsoft Teams when working from home

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Here at IntellectIT, we use Teams extensively and we thought you might appreciate these tips based on our experience: Attend to your internal requirements first Have a 5 minute daily meeting among your teams Keep a video team meeting open so people can just drop in with questions or concerns Have everyone type into a […]

Why Sophos Firewall Is Ideal For Protecting Your Business Online

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Using multiple devices and applications to manage your IT security can actually create additional security risks rather than solving them. For example, having multiple antivirus programs installed can cause issues such as both programs conflicting with each other, and can end up leaving your IT network unprotected altogether. When it comes to Next-Generation Firewalls that […]