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... Read More
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,... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
The results are in - here is a selection of the most breached passwords of 2020.
There has never been a year of more malicious cyber activity than 2020 - and fighting a losing battle on the front lines were your passwords! Here are some of the biggest losers in 2020,... Read More
Ransomware vs. You & Your Supply Chain in 2021
Here is just 1 minute jam-packed with everything you need to know about the escalating threat of ransomware in 2021 facing organisations and their supply chains.
Get across what you need to know and then let's talk next steps!
A number of IT Security Alerts have recently been provided via the Australian Cyber Security Centre, Microsoft and other vendors that require your attention. Please note that Maxsum Managed IT Services clients remain unaffected by these recent incidents and we provide the following details for your information only. We continue... Read More
If you’re running your work and life on one device…stop right now!
With more staff now about to “return to office”, businesses and organisations are fine tuning their approach to remote working and working from home. Whilst the discussion is heavily focused on whether to have everyone back in full time,... Read More
Disinfecting your tech during COVID-19: What, when and how?
Remember the days when hot desking was the next-big thing and moving to shared devices and workstations made perfect financial and environmental sense?
Oh, for those days when cleaning up after eating lunch at your computer or wiping down your shared workstation at... Read More