Category: Protection

Important Privacy law changes

Changes have been made to the Privacy Act . If you collect, store or use personal information about your employees and/or customers, you will have new obligations. The new Privacy Act took effect on 1 December 2020. The Privacy Act 2020 replaces the Privacy Act 1993. The key change for most organisations under the new…

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Your Business is at Risk – Cyber Attacks are on the Rise

According to Microsoft… 58% of cyber breaches took place in small to medium sized businesses last year and 55% of businesses have experienced one or more attacks.   At best a cyber-attack creates a massive amount of stress, disruption and cost for the business whilst identifying, mitigating, recovering and responding to a breach.  This includes…

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Critical Cyber Security Enhancements

What is myITmanager doing to help clients stay cyber safe? We have invested heavily in R&D over the last few months to improve our offerings and are implementing a number of key solutions that will significantly reduce the likelihood and impact of the most common cyber breaches.  These changes will deliver what we consider is an…

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Office 365 Backup

Is your email backed up? Are all your company documents backed up? What would happen if someone accidentally or intentionally deleted all their emails and walked out the door? What would happen if a cyber criminal hacked your system and encrypted all you company files and documents? Why You Need O365 Backup! There’s a common misconception among users that backup…

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Is your business prepared for the Coronavirus?

Our 5 top tips on how to get ready! As New Zealand’s concern grows post the first coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, businesses are facing an increasingly likely scenario where they will have to manage any number of disruptions – ranging from a lack of supply of key products or materials, increased staff absentees, cashflow pressures through…

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EDR – the modern AntiVirus! Do you have it in place?

In a continuation of our series of Security posts, this week we are focusing on EDR – Endpoint Detection and Response. The first question you are probably asking. What is EDR? Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is a new form of cyber security technology that helps continuously monitor, prevent, detect, and respond to ever-changing cyber threats and recover quickly when ransomware or other…

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Phishing scams – don’t take the bait

Continuing our series of posts aligned to Cyber Awareness month, this week we are highlighting an increasingly common threat – Phishing Scams. Phishing is a cyber attack that uses disguised email as a weapon. The goal is to trick the email recipient into believing that the message is something they want or need — a request…

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15 Ways to Protect your Business from a Cyber Attack

Did you know? 1 in 5 small businesses will suffer a cyber breach this year 81% of all cyber breaches happen to small and medium sized businesses 97% of breaches could have been prevented with today’s technology In this day and age, a cyberattack is, unfortunately, more of an inevitability than just a mere threat. So,…

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Windows 7 End of Life – 5 Key Questions Answered

Microsoft will terminate support for Windows 7 on 14th January 2020. Windows 7 is currently in a phase Microsoft describes as “extended support” but by 14th January 2020 all support ends and no further security updates will be issued. In this blog we have provided answers to some of the most common questions regarding “end…

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