Deep Dive into a Hacker’s Mind

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 […]

By |October 11th, 2019|Security|Comments Off on Deep Dive into a Hacker’s Mind

IT Partners Win Sophos MSP of the Year Award 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 […]

By |September 9th, 2019|Partner, Security|Comments Off on IT Partners Win Sophos MSP of the Year Award 2019

Patching – It’s not easy, yet so critical

Applying software patches is a basic security principle – not always easy to do, but very necessary.

When reflecting on recent large scale international cyber security incidents, one of the contributing factors that stands out is failing to patch all systems and devices. This emphasises the […]

By |July 29th, 2019|Security, Software|Comments Off on Patching – It’s not easy, yet so critical

The essential things to know about Cyber Insurance

Today, technology plays a critical role in every business. As a result, network security and data protection has become a leading risk, often at the forefront of boardroom discussions. Examples of cyber security risks include malware, viruses, ransomware and phishing attacks.

What is cyber insurance?

Cyber […]

By |July 10th, 2019|Security|Comments Off on The essential things to know about Cyber Insurance

Top Tips for Improving Your Password Security

Passwords are an integral component of your cyber security as they are the first line of defence against unwanted access to your accounts. The stronger your passwords are, the better protected you will be from hackers or malicious software. However, despite the headlines and repeated […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Hardware, Microsoft, Security, Technology|Comments Off on Top Tips for Improving Your Password Security

Malicious Malware – The Importance of Secure Internet Banking

Malware threats are constantly evolving as cybercriminals find new ways to infect computer systems. There has been an alarming increase in the use of banking-focused malware, designed to steal the internet banking information of your business. Typically, this comes in the form of a phishing […]

By |February 11th, 2019|Security|Comments Off on Malicious Malware – The Importance of Secure Internet Banking

Proactivity Essential for Personal Cyber Security

As technology becomes more prominent in our personal lives, so does securing it. It is important to keep your devices as secure as possible to avoid viruses, theft and fraud. Diligence and proactivity will be essential in your bid to stay one step ahead of […]

By |February 11th, 2019|Advice, Security, Technology|Comments Off on Proactivity Essential for Personal Cyber Security

Advantages of Having the Latest Mobile Devices

Having our team on the latest mobile devices is important when it comes to productivity and security. It ensures that wherever our team is and wherever  we go,  our work is readily accessible and delivered faster. With newer technology, we can do more, respond faster, make better decisions and get stuff done.

The Four Key Benefits of […]

By |January 9th, 2019|Connectivity, Security, Technology|Comments Off on Advantages of Having the Latest Mobile Devices

Safe, Secure and Productive

When we talk to business owners today, two common themes often crop up: How we can deliver a better user experience and how we can protect a company’s intellectual property.

The two topics are closely intertwined. In this day and age of mobile and remote working, […]

By |October 19th, 2018|Microsoft, Security|Comments Off on Safe, Secure and Productive

Training your front line in the fight against security threats

Educating users on how to identify and protect against security threats is essential for businesses. Kyle Carter, Systems Architect and Senior Systems Engineer at IT Partners, offers top tips on how to lower your risk against security threats.
In the beginning
Years ago, people would ask us […]

By |September 3rd, 2017|Advice, Security|Comments Off on Training your front line in the fight against security threats