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The Advantages of a Next-Generation Firewall

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Did you know that October is Cyber Security Awareness month? Although it is widely known that cybercrime is the most dangerous threat to businesses of any size, unfortunately, very few SMEs have the right processes in place to protect them in the event of an attack. A major part of having a secure network is […]

The Importance of Network Security and Digital Safety for Businesses

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Did you know that up to 43% of all cyberattacks are aimed at small businesses? But in comparison, only 14% of these businesses are adequately prepared to defend themselves if they face a cyberattack. Even more alarmingly, up to 60% of small companies that suffer from a cyberattack have to shut their doors within 6 […]

The Benefits of Using a Unified Communication Systems

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If your business office is still using a regular phone system, you might as well be stuck in the pre-microcomputer era! With the advent of newer technologies like unified communication systems, you can not only use a single system to manage multiple tools like phone, instant messaging, video conferencing, fax, email and customer service, you […]

4 Reasons to Upgrade to a Next-Generation Firewall

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If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it! If your organisation works on this principle when it comes to its network security, you’re putting yourself in grave danger. Today, cyberattacks cost businesses of all sizes $200k on average, putting many smaller companies out of business completely. Part of the reason behind this is that small businesses […]

Why You Need A Business Continuity Plan For Your IT Systems

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If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that disaster can strike at any moment. From big to small businesses, all have suffered because of prolonged lockdowns and reduced customer traffic. But disasters don’t always come in the form of a pandemic; they can be a cyber attack that results in a data breach, […]

Why You Need Business Continuity Solutions For Your Company

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It takes just one problem or issue to create a situation for your business and suffer heavy losses. You can stop serious interruptions to your critical operations, by partnering with an IT MSP (Managed Service Provider) will ensure your business can quickly deal with whatever issue with minimal downtime. Here at Intellect IT we want […]

How To Tell If An IT Service Provider Is The Real Deal

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Here at Intellect, we are aware that the sheer amount of IT services companies is overwhelming. It’s hard to know from the outset exactly what you are wanting from a service provider and many companies will promise a lot to get you to sign on the dotted line. We’d like you to know exactly what […]

Why A UTM Firewall Is Beneficial For SMBs

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If you are an SMB (Small to Medium-sized Business), do you know when the last time you upgraded your firewall protection was? A major risk that threatens all businesses both large and small are digital threats such as malware, viruses and hackers. Whether it is sensitive company, client or staff information being stolen or encrypted, […]

Best Practices Towards An Effective BYOD Security Solution

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Complex security breaches, lost/stolen data and ransomware attacks are only some of the issues that threaten small businesses when it comes to BYOD. Here’s how to ensure your business doesn’t become a victim. Whether your business is a small startup or a globally established organisation, cybersecurity is a number one concern. In May of 2020, […]

The Main Risks Of Not Having BYOD Security Solutions In Place

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With the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the globe, the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend has become a necessity for many small and even large businesses in Australia. Having employees use their personal tablet devices, smartphones and laptops is a win-win situation for a business and its staff – but only if managed properly. However, […]