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IT News and Trends

Facebook restores services after Global Outage

March 15 2019 - Facebook has restored full service to its main app and Instagram after server issues caused problems for users and advertisers globally for 24 hours

Gmail outages for Asia Pacific

March 13 2019 - Google users are seeing outages of services including Gmail and Drive in Australia and throughout the region, with the company investigating the cause

The Clock is ticking on Windows 7

Microsoft has announced that Windows 7 support will finish on January 14, 2020, meaning no more patching or security updates after that date.

The Executives Guide to BYOD and the Consumerisation of IT

The BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) phenomenon is reshaping the way IT is purchased, managed, delivered, and secured. And because it’s part of the growing IT consumerisation trend, IT leaders can’t ignore it. Nor should they want to. Click below to download an excellent article from TechRepublic

Read about ISO27001 from the Source

There is a lot of interest in ISO27001, for a clearer understanding go straight to the source with this overview on what ISO27001 is about and why it was developed

NEW March 2019 - Security and Online Safety Tips

As an MSP, we get to see the full spectrum of phishing and hoax attempts, and, its getting worse. The volume and variance is increasing, especially in the area of social engineering and phishing. The below section has been created to help provide a little extra visibility on some of the current scams and what to look out for.

5 Ways to Spot a Phishing Email

Phishing (fake) emails are still the most common forms of cyber fraud. The criminal organisations who operate these scams can send out hundreds of thousands of these emails at virtually no cost. See the above article for some common sense suggestions on spotting phishing emails. And make sure you hover your mouse over the link first to ensure its going to a legitimate site!