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Diversity, Culture and Inclusion - This is What We Have Been Up To

by Powernet - Jul 5, 2021

As a business we truly live through our values, working together as a family, maintaining an inclusive, supportive and safe environment for everyone. 

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Cyber Security - What is Spyware?

by Powernet - Jun 14, 2021

Spyware is a form of malware that is designed to spy on your digital activity. It may be used as a tool to search your computer for existing files, images, passwords, contacts etc. It could also install a keylogger, be taking screenshots or recordings of what you're doing and send the information back to a cybercriminal.

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

Cyber Security - What is Social Engineering

by Powernet - Jun 7, 2021

Social Engineering is the act of manipulating someone into taking specific action for the attackers' benefit. 

 

It's a form of manipulation with the goal of gaining access to or stealing something and often forms part of a phishing campaign. 

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

Powernet Awarded Sophos Security National Partner of The Year

by Powernet - May 17, 2021

On the 11th of May 2021, Sophos announced Powernet as the 2021 ANZ National Partner of the Year. The award is recognition for Powernet's outstanding performance and commitment to securing businesses through the Sophos next-generation cybersecurity suite, this is the second time Powernet has won this award. 

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File Structures and Company Data - 5 Tips to Manage Your Data

by Powernet - Nov 23, 2020

Adopting a secure and accessible data management solution can protect your business from data theft, misplaced documents and can save employees hours of labor as files are readily accessible. 

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TAGS: it security, modern workplace, data management, Data Security, data

Powernet Accredited as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace

by Powernet - Oct 26, 2020

On the 6th of October 2020, Powernet officially received accreditation as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace (BFW), a program facilitated by the Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA). It enables workplaces to offer employment conditions that support women to combine breastfeeding and work, including lactation breaks, flexible work options and access to private facilities to express breastmilk.

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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

The Millennial Arrival & The Evolution of The Modern Workplace

by Powernet - Sep 15, 2020

By 2030, millennials will make up 75% of the workforce. Businesses must continue to evolve in step with a generation that expects access and flexibility, prioritises work-life integration and depends on technology that will not only promote personal growth, but help them effect change in the world.

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TAGS: modern workplace, Microsoft, Tech, productivity, teams