Covid-19 is also a Cyber Security Issue

By |March 27th, 2020|

As with other world events that tend to distract, cyber criminals are increasingly targeting individuals and firms with phishing emails, Covid-19 is not only a significant public health issue but also highlights the need for good cyber hygiene.

CertNZ (NZ Governments agency for cyber security) is […]

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20 Years of IT Partners | Q&A with our Managing Director Andrew Johnson

By |February 27th, 2020|

To achieve his mission of helping businesses build a closer partnership with technology our Managing Director, Andrew Johnson, founded IT Partners in 2000. This means that on the 29th of March this year, IT Partners is officially 20 years old!

In recognition of this milestone, we […]

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IT Partners Holiday Shutdown Checklist 2019

By |December 16th, 2019|

Before you pull the plug on your device, and head off on summer holidays, work through this checklist to ensure you, your clients and systems are ready for a break!

Individual Responsibilities:

Out of Office
Set up your out of office email. Clearly state […]

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The Benefits of Using a Password Management Tool for your Business

By |December 4th, 2019|

Passwords are the keys into your company’s assets such as systems and data. If you want to safeguard your assets and confidential information, creating secure passwords is a big first step. To do so, we recommend the use of a password management tool, such as […]

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The Total Cost of Ownership: Looking Beyond the Purchase Price

By |November 15th, 2019|

This is a very important concept to consider as it may save you financially. While consumer grade computers sold at retail locations cost less to initially purchase, over time these devices will cost you significantly more due to their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

What does […]

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Deep Dive into a Hacker’s Mind

By |October 11th, 2019|

Several recent hacking incidents seen in the press indicate that cyber security continues to be a prevalent issue for New Zealand businesses. Examples include a patient data breach at Tū Ora Compass Health and the hack of the Asics Auckland store screens to show inappropriate […]

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The usual and unusual benefits of working at IT Partners

By |October 8th, 2019|

The usual and unusual benefits of working at IT Partners

At IT Partners we’re continuously looking for ways to improve the benefits that support our core values – hence the updated version of the usual and unusual benefits of working at IT Partners.

Hat tip to […]

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Sli.do | Make Your Next Company Meeting More Interactive

By |September 13th, 2019|

We all know the awkward feeling of ‘no questions’ silence at the end of a presentation.

To increase employee engagement and interaction at meetings, over the last few months we have been trialing Sli.do.

What is Sli.do?

Sli.do is an easy to use Live Q&A and polling solution […]

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IT Partners Win Sophos MSP of the Year Award 2019

By |September 9th, 2019|

Recently one of our leading security software partners, Sophos, acknowledged the award-winning efforts of its top channel partners in Australia and New Zealand at the Sophos Discovery Conference.

The annual conference celebrates the successes of Sophos partners throughout the Australia and New Zealand region and delivers the […]

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The top five Cyber Security trends being experienced in 2019

By |August 23rd, 2019|

Cyber security is a prominent topic across every industry. In 2019 securing networks and protecting data from cyber threats has become more important than ever, as cyber incidents continue to rise.

In the first quarter of 2019 alone, CERT NZ received 992 cyber incident reports. This […]

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