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5 Tech Tips From Our Expert Techs

by Powernet - Jul 27, 2021

Technology changes so quickly, everyday apps are being updated and gaining new features. Here are some tech tips from our IT Support Team and new features to help you get the most out of your technology.

 

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TAGS: tips, Tech, apps for working from home, productivity, apps

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

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

Our Guide to Sophos' Cybersecurity Suite

by Powernet - Apr 27, 2021

As a Sophos Platinum Partner, we have over 10 years of experience in implementing Sophos cybersecurity products for hundreds of businesses across Australia. 

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TAGS: Sophos, Tech, productivity, apps

5 Tech Tips for 2021

by Powernet - Feb 9, 2021

Technology changes so quickly, everyday apps are being updated and gaining new features. Here are some tech tips from our IT Support team and new features to help you get the most out of your technology.

 

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TAGS: tips, Tech, apps for working from home, productivity, apps

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

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