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Microsoft Pricing Changes in 2022 – What you need to know!

After a decade of consistent pricing, Microsoft is making some big changes to the way it bills, terms and renews Microsoft and Office 365 subscriptions and licenses. Here is what you need to know about new Microsoft pricing changes due in 2022. At its launch in June 2011, Office 365 included...
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4 Ways Changing Cybersecurity Frameworks May Affect Your 2022

Are you ready for the Great Risk Review of 2022 ? If you've been reading a bit about the pandemic's after-effects on businesses globally, you will have been hearing a lot about the Great Resignation. As leading enterprise commentators and analysts continue to demonstrate the that Great Resignation "is real and...
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The two most irritating Teams Chat features – FIXED!

Keep your teams chats alive and on track like never before! Don't get us wrong - we love Teams - we use it, we build on it, and we collaborate in it, and communicate through it! But that's not to say it doesn't have its irks and quirks. Now, two of the...
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Windows 11

Windows 11 – Why wait? Well actually…there are a few reasons In June 2021 Microsoft drew the curtains open on its newest operating system – Windows 11. For many of us it seems like only yesterday that we were making the move to Windows 10, but that was almost six years...
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Remote Desktop Software – Keep or kill?

Remote Desktop Software – Keep or kill? Your 5-Step Guide! With the move to remote working, more of us have been relying on Remote Desktop Software to access our office desktop PCs safely and securely from home – but just how safe and secure is what we’re using? As our remote working...
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New Presenter Modes in Microsoft Teams

Liven up your next Microsoft Teams Presentation with these new feature-rich presenter options. Ever found yourself frustrated with juggling between screen sharing, presenter and video feed screens during meetings and PowerPoint presentations in Microsoft Teams? We sure have! And while most of us have learnt (the hard way) to set aside a bit...
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IT Security Alert – Surging Property-Related BEC Threats

In this week’s Australia Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Partner update, we received notification of a marked and growing trend involving cybercriminals targeting the property and real estate sector to conduct property-related BEC (business email compromise) scams in Australia. This recent alert highlights the use of BEC scams to target real estate agents,...
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IT Security : Peeling back the “layers”

Why a "layered" approach to IT security is more important than ever! There no ONE thing that will protect your people, systems and data better. The key is to make it harder for the threats to penetrate - Hit play to find out what we mean. If you're of a certain age...
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The Essential Eight Maturity Model Has Changed – Here’s How!

Quietly, the advice around the Essential Eight has changed…Here’s how! In July this year, as Australia’s news headlines were dominated by rolling COVID-19 outbreaks and lockdowns, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) quietly released new advice on the implementation of the Essential Eight. Whether you’re just starting your IT Security Governance or...
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