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Email Security Best Practices

Email Security Best Practices

5 Jul 2021

With the recent upsurge in Ransomware, it's appropriate that we publish an article about email security best practices to help businesses understand ...

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The Art of Avoiding Ransomware

19 Mar 2021

Even today's sophisticated virus and malware protection can be thwarted by ransomware. This article explains the different facets of multi-layered ...

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8 Must ask Questions when choosing small business IT Support

8 Must ask Questions when choosing small business IT Support

3 Jan 2021

8 must-ask questions when choosing small business IT Support.Considering finding IT support for your small business? Outsourcing an IT service ...

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Revised Privacy Act – Data Breach Laws

1 Dec 2020

Most kiwi businesses and organisations will be aware that New Zealand’s new Data Breach laws became effective 1st December 2020. The purpose of ...

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Has your business switched to Cloud Computing?

Has your business switched to Cloud Computing?

1 Jun 2020

You’ve probably heard of Cloud computing and services, but you may not know the many assets that it provides. By taking advantage of cloud ...

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Remote Working

24 Mar 2020

Remote working from a Technology Perspective.Covid-19 has changed the way we work now and probably into the future, the Remote worker will be here to ...

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My Business will NEVER be Hacked - Really?

My Business will NEVER be Hacked - Really?

19 Jan 2020

Many New Zealand small businesses have a false sense of security about their business not being hacked. Despite this confidence, the statistics ...

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Cloud Computing Explained - Why Migrate?

Cloud Computing Explained - Why Migrate?

16 Nov 2019

Cloud adoption by New Zealand businesses is on the rise. Despite this over 50% of small businesses are yet to embrace cloud computing.  Why? - Is ...

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Windows 7 End of Life Options

Windows 7 End of Life Options

31 Aug 2019

From the 14th January 2020, Microsoft’s support for Windows 7 will be ending. This means that, from this date onwards Microsoft will no longer be ...

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Password Management Tips

Password Management Tips

1 Jun 2019

Password Management TipsYes, that’s right you know what this is. It’s a reminder that without the right password management practices in small ...

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Backup for Business.

Backup for Business.

5 Dec 2018

As an IT service provider, one of the greatest joys that we can experience is that of recovering a client from the brink of disaster by having had a ...

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Cybersecurity Training for Employees

Cybersecurity Training for Employees

20 Aug 2018

Educating and training staff on cyber-security within a Business is a key strategy in reducing the risk of a cyber-attack. Employees need to be able ...

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Office 365 vs. Microsoft 365 - Confused?

25 Jun 2018

Please explainToday’s business environment continues to move to the cloud and the associated cloud applications which entail a monthly subscription ...

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Microsoft releases fixes for Spectre like attack

Microsoft releases fixes for Spectre like attack

14 Jun 2018

13/06/2018; Quoting Security Week - Updates released in this week's Microsoft Patch Tuesday (Wednesday here in NZ) add support for a feature that ...

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Cyber Security Update

Cyber Security Update

25 May 2018

According to the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN), and their latest Cyber Security Update, a snapshot for the period ending 31 ...

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Decrypt Files Locked By Ransomware

11 Apr 2018

Okay so you have had a ransomware attack, or you are "just asking for a friend". This article assumes that something seriously has gone wrong with ...

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Recovering Data Files

Recovering Data Files

7 Apr 2018

Virtually every day, Computer Troubleshooter’s engineers receive an inquiry from small business clients and residential customers asking for ...

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Computer Troubleshooters New Website Launch

Computer Troubleshooters New Website Launch

1 Apr 2018

Computer Troubleshooters New Website Launch. Thanks to our friends at W3 Design we have a new site replacing our previous old WordPress site.

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