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5 Must Know Microsoft Word Features

by Powernet - May 10, 2021

As an IT Support company that specialises in the Microsoft 365 suite, we love sharing our favourite tips and tricks on how to use Microsoft apps more efficiently and bringing to light some of its hidden features. 

 

Here are a few of our favourites. 

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TAGS: Microsoft, tips, Microsoft 365, Tech, productivity, apps

Microsoft Nuance Acquisition - What's the Deal?

by Powernet - Apr 19, 2021

On the 12th of April 2021, Microsoft released a statement that they and Nuance entered into a definitive agreement, under which Microsoft would acquire Nuance for $56 per share. This is Microsoft's second-largest acquisition after LinkedIn, which speaks to their AI strategy. 

 

Nuance is an AI technology company focusing specifically on the healthcare industry.

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TAGS: Microsoft, Microsoft 365, IT Support Melbourne

How You Can Use Artificial Intelligence in Your Business

by Powernet - Apr 13, 2021

Artificial intelligence used in business has become common and accessible. It is no longer something available only to those in high tech companies or with inhouse developers.

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TAGS: it security, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, Artificial Intelligence, IT Support Melbourne

How to Extend the Life of Your Computer

by Powernet - Feb 2, 2021

We spend so much time on our computers, downloading things, uploading things, watching videos, sending and receiving emails, that it is inevitable that our computers end up with a lot of things on there that we don't want or need and can slow us down. 

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TAGS: cyber security, IT systems, It monitoring, Microsoft, tips, software, Tech, IT support, productivity

New Must See Features in Microsoft Teams

by Powernet - Dec 21, 2020

Microsoft have released new Microsoft Teams features that we are excited about, here are the top 5 you need to know about.

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Commonly Overlooked Microsoft Outlook Features

by Powernet - Dec 16, 2020

Microsoft are always releasing new features to the Office suite, it can be hard to keep up to date. Here are our favorite Outlook features that are often overlooked.

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TAGS: Microsoft, tips, Microsoft 365, Tech, IT support

Cyber Security - What is Encryption & Why Is It Important?

by Powernet - Oct 19, 2020

Encryption is a form of protecting your data. Once encrypted, unless you have the key or password to unlock it, your data will be jumbled up and almost useless to any unintended viewer. 

 

You can use encryption as a secure way of transferring sensitive information and to also keep your physical computer safe. 

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, Microsoft, Data Security, Tech, Mac, Encryption

Cyber Security - How to Protect Your Remote Workforce

by Powernet - Oct 13, 2020

Recent changes in the way we work and where we work from is something that is here to stay. Remote working is the new norm posing unique security risks for organisations including the use of BYOD’s and a range of different Wi-Fi access networks to access company information.

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, modern workplace, Microsoft, phishing, Data Security, Tech, remote workforce, productivity, covid19, teams

Cyber Security - What is Malware?

by Powernet - Oct 5, 2020

Malware and spam are globally on the rise due to COVID-19. Barracuda researchers have seen a steady increase in the number of COVID-19-related email attacks since January 2020, but they have observed a recent spike in this type of attack – up 667% since the end of February. It is vital, especially during these vulnerable times, that companies can recognise and protect themselves from all the different forms Malware can take.

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, modern workplace, Microsoft, phishing, Data Security, Tech, productivity, teams

Cyber Security - What is Spear Phishing

by Powernet - Sep 29, 2020

Spear Phishing is like how it sounds. However, there is one big difference; those doing the Phishing are not targeting a wide range of fish in the sea; they target a specific organisation or individual. It is defined as the fraudulent practice of sending emails ostensibly from a known or trusted sender to induce targeted individuals to reveal confidential information.

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, modern workplace, Microsoft, phishing, Data Security, Tech, productivity, teams