Understanding phishing for businesses

What is Phishing?

Phishing is one of the most effective techniques used by hackers today to illegally obtain sensitive information from individuals and businesses. Phishing earnt its name due to the methods resemblance to that of fishing. A hacker essentially throws multiple “lines” out in an attempt to catch unsuspecting victims with their “bait”. However, the “line”, in this case, is either a …

Could this tool help increase productivity in your classroom?

Classwork Zoom is an invaluable google extension, providing teachers with insight into students work productivity and integrity. Classwork Zoom surpasses Google’s document history feature, displaying students’ progress as an easy-to-read timeline with additional behavioural insights. Designed by Eric Burton-an English teacher determined to gain a greater awareness of his students’ productivity and work ethic, Classwork Zoom gives teachers the insight …

IT tips every teacher needs

IT tips Every Teacher Needs

There are few things more inconvenient in the workplace than your computer not working. Especially, when you have a class of students on standby, staring at you, trying to open a broken file. While most IT problems will require the assistance of an IT professional, there are some that may be easier to solve than you realise! Our technicians have …

What does Anti-malware software actually do?

As technology advances, integrating itself into almost every aspect of our lives- we become more accustom to providing personal and sensitive information to machines, websites, apps and emails when they request it. However, as technology evolves so do those out there trying to exploit it for there own personal gain. Therefore, it’s so important for businesses to ensure they have …

Cloud platforms (Office 365 or Google G Suite) – why back them up?

Cloud platforms, the holy grail of data storage – or so many might think. While these platforms are a wonderful tool for storing and managing company data, they don’t provide foolproof data protection. Data stored in the cloud can still fall victim to malicious attacks, user error and accidental overwriting. It’s unlikely Microsoft or Googles servers will entirely fail but …

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, do small businesses need it?

As amazing as technology is, it’s not perfect. Systems sometimes fail, hackers find loopholes or employees make mistakes. All these events impact businesses small and large no matter the industry. Which is why BCDR (Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery) is something businesses cannot afford to disregard.   While recent news stories have covered data breaches and failures impacting business giants and government bodies, the …