Online job search provider Indeed revealed that 68 per cent of Australian businesses allow their employees to work remotely while more and more Aussie companies are starting with no intention of occupying a central office. Technology has allowed many industries to become flexible and allow workers to operate from home, full-time or part-time, and also manage remote workers that can be spread over the country—or even the world.
Private and public cloud. We’re all familiar with these terms and probably use both on a daily basis. But what are the differences between private and public cloud-based computing, and which might best suit your organisation’s needs? Read more
The trusty old Windows 7 operating system is still hugely popular worldwide, even though it was first released 10 years ago.
Unfortunately however Microsoft has announced it will be discontinuing support for Windows 7 with effect from January 2020, at which point all software updates, security updates and technical support will cease. Read more
When your network and data are housed in a central server room, either onsite or offsite, there is a range of disasters that can cause them to go offline. It could be fire, flood or any range of environmental factors disconnect your business systems, would you be able to continue operations? That is why disaster recovery is so critical to businesses of all sizes, so you can minimise your downtime and continue to service your customer and client base.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer just in the realm of the largest global companies with the biggest budgets. With continuing advances in technology and lowering upfront costs, AI can help businesses of any size to achieve the goals and get ahead—without breaking the bank. Read more
Data backups are vital for any business, to ensure that downtime is minimised and information is protected and restored in a rapid timeframe. Read more
The Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal demonstrated how data security breaches can impact an organisation, but it is not just large scale projects that can put a company at risk. An employee can set off a security breach by accidentally emailing a file to the wrong person. All businesses need to put in place plans and procedures to minimise risk and protect their information.
No longer does your company data need to be stored on local computers with the physical speed of connections varying considerably. Taking your business into the cloud offers so many advantages for businesses of all sizes, including saving time and money. But there are risks, many of which can be mitigated if managed carefully.
The Australian and United States governments take computer security very seriously.
While there is military grade encryption in that sector, the government sector is also protected by the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) which has been developed by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in accordance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and approved by the Secretary of Commerce.
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