A key factor behind people and businesses deciding to not securely backup their data is misunderstanding what makes their data valuable.
Information is a pivot point for scammers: they need information to conduct a scam and it’s your data – client contact information, accounts details, employee names, titles, etc – that scammers use to defraud you and others connected to your business…
5 steps to protect your business from data theft by being cyber smart With end of year edging closer, it’s a great time to review and improve your online habits. Adopt these five effective measures and protect your business against malicious cyber-attacks: 1. Implement password policies Is your password a generic word follow by a number?… Read more »
What is your biggest fear to engaging external IT support? You lose control? Not understanding technical jargon/‘exposing’ your lack of IT knowledge? Blowing your budget in the first month of engagement? Unbreakable contracts costing you a fortune? You lose the confidence of your employer/Board? Losing or destroying data? itro offers internal IT Managers ‘safe hands’… Read more »
Sharon PurtonMarketing at itro Social media, business websites and proficient accounting practices have given cyber criminals a ridiculously easy way to make money through targeted attacks! Why is Australia so bad for Cyber Crime? 1. Information is a Two-Edged Sword With businesses embracing online promotion of their products, services and structure to attract new clients… Read more »
Bank robberies are a way of the past. Today, theft happens online! itro is determined to keep your data safe. Data means different things to different people: for businesses, data is about day-to-day operations, relationships and being profitable. For hackers, your data IS their business-profit! Ransomware – sophisticated, malicious software – is being used by… Read more »
If you’re thinking of buying a business, who will you turn to for advice? Your bank? Accountant? Lawyer? Google?* What about asking your IT Provider for advice on buying a business? As an IT engineer, I am amazed at the lack of IT-specific advice available online for buying a business. Talking to your IT Provider before you buy can save you a lot… Read more »
Starting a small business can entail a lot of challenges and difficulties, not least of which is setting up your business phone system. For businesses of any size, phone systems are incredibly important as they are the main point of contact between corporate, customers, clients, and business partners. For this reason, making sure that your… Read more »