COVID 19 – An IT Firm’s Response

The global COVID-19 outbreak has changed our community overnight and forced a large portion of the workforce to work from home. We are seeing businesses and employees adjusting: my local HIIT gym are now providing classes online, our favourite restaurant is now doing home deliveries, and we’ve started picking up goods via drive through at […]

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The 5 types of Insider Threat Facing Businesses

There are multiple ways in which insider threats can spill over into security breaches. Various studies indicate that user behaviour accounts for over 50% of information leaks. In Australia, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner confirms that user error accounts for between 32 and 37 percent of all Notifiable Data Breaches in each of […]

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Why an automated IT Quarterly Report just isn’t good enough

Back in the dying days of the 1990s, a truly funny movie called Office Space came out. While the Y2K bug was all the rage at that time, this isn’t what the movie chose to send up. Instead, its most memorable moments revolve around whacking a defenceless printer to pieces in a field, and the […]

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On TV for Charity – Vivian Sia’s Story

Recently Techware’s Chief Commercial Officer, Vivian Sia has wrapped filming a television show in the name of charity. The Nationally broadcast television show Philip Island: Unearthing your Wild-side –  produced by Charity TV Global was made to support a long time Charitable Partner of Techware, Southern Cross Kids Camps.

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Managed Detection and Response: The new Security Strategy

Just last month, we celebrated the 75th anniversary of D-Day. This historic occasion which brought about the end of World War Two also brings to mind one of history’s most ignominious failures: the Maginot Line. After investing millions in extensive fortifications, the French discovered that building thicker walls is no defence if the gate is left wide open.

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5 Reasons Your Disaster Recovery Plan Will Fail

A Disaster Recovery Plan is like an insurance policy. It’s the thing you never hope to need, but are thankful to have when you do. If accidentally putting your phone through the wash feels like a chilly Spring breeze, suffering an organisation–wide operations failure would be a category 5 tornado in the dead of winter.

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