Recently Andrew and David presented a webinar on IT security within the Charity and Not For Profit space. We covered a lot of topics around policy, and compliance – but some smaller organisations said it was just “too much”. We agree. So, we wanted to take another shot and providing some good guidance for small charities and organisations. This is – by no means – … Continue reading A five-step guide to security for your small organisation
This morning, on the 19th June 2020, the Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has revealed that Australian governments and businesses are being targeted by a major cyber-attack. You can read the article here. I couldn’t have said it better myself than the CEO of Real World, Andrew Yager saying “We’ve got your back!” In this climate when online attacks are prevalent and business data is … Continue reading Important Cyber Security Update
We have recently completed an upgrade to our Pulse Secure Managed VPN appliance to address CVE-2019-11510. While we had previously performed upgrades that mitigated some of the vulnerabilities contained in this release, new information made available this week has confirmed that further work was required. The vulnerability has received a critical CVS score. It is likely that the vulnerability has been exploited to access the … Continue reading Security Notice: Pulse Secure Vulnerability
We’ve been alerted to fraudulent e-mails being sent to people purporting to be from Real World asking for payment on fake invoices. The emails are coming from a fake email address with fake contact details. We’ve put together an article about how to spot the emails and what to do if you receive one. If you have any questions or are concerned, please contact our … Continue reading Fraud Alert! Fake invoice emails
You might have heard of 2 Factor Authentication (2FA) and maybe even be forced to use it. But what is it, how does it work and how does it keep your information secure? Continue reading Keeping it secure with 2 Factor Authentication
A few weeks ago, we invited you to complete our survey on IT and Software Updates for a chance to win a Microsoft Surface Pro 4. Now we’re giving you a few more days to share your thoughts (the survey now closes on Wednesday, 1st August 2018). In case you missed it, here’s the recap: What do you know about IT updates? IT and … Continue reading Survey Extended! Share your knowledge for a chance to win!
We want to know what you think about IT security and software updates. Complete our short survey and go in the draw to win a new Microsoft Surface Pro 4! Continue reading Share Your IT Thoughts To Win!
Over the weekend we saw the biggest change to the .au domain name space. The operational control and management for .au has been migrated to Afilias, who currently manage over 25 of the global Top Level Domains (TLDs). The transition means that domain owners can now register domains for a range of time periods (from 1 year to 5 years) and benefit from reduced costs. … Continue reading A new era for .au
Do you ever save passwords to a text file on your computer? If you do, then Cortana – Microsoft’s assistant for Windows 10 – may allow someone to gain access to your computer even while it’s locked. This flaw was patched in the Microsoft Patch update released yesterday. The security flaw relates to the fact that Cortana (which can be activated by saying Hey Cortana) … Continue reading “Hey Cortana, can you change my password?”
A new Windows Update has broken remote access for some users – but in the name of better security. There is a workaround if you can’t update everything right now. Continue reading ARGH! Remote Desktop is broken! (and here’s how to fix it)