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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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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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What's New in Microsoft Teams

by Powernet - May 31, 2021

Microsoft has announced new features for Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Teams, here's what you need to know about the latest Microsoft Teams updates.

 

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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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TAGS: Microsoft, Microsoft 365, IT support, teams

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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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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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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How to Run a Webinar in Microsoft Teams

by Powernet - Sep 9, 2020

Teams is quickly becoming the workplace standard for business communication. According to Statista, Microsoft Teams has jumped from 44m users in March 2020 to 75m users in April 2020! 

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TAGS: Microsoft, tips, webinar, Tech, productivity, apps, teams