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

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

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

Benefits of Microsoft Office 365

What is Office 365?
Microsoft Office 365 gives you access to the great minds of one of the most powerful technology companies in the world. Office 365 is a family of cloud-based software products that include:

Email (Outlook/Exchange)
Word processing (Word)
Spreadsheet (Excel)
Intranet (Sharepoint)
Business chat (Teams)
Online meetings (Skype)
File sharing […]

By |July 13th, 2017|Security|Comments Off on Benefits of Microsoft Office 365

Make your iPad your second screen

Dual Screens are standard in most workplaces, but until now they haven’t always been available when traveling for business, working from a client’s site or working at home.  You quickly miss the screen real estate that comes from having dual monitors.

The good news is that […]

By |February 28th, 2017|Security|Comments Off on Make your iPad your second screen

Phishing Warning: Dropbox

This morning we have been notified of a new phishing email that is circulating and has the appearance of coming from Dropbox.  If you receive an email with the below information it is recommended that you delete it immediately.

It may come from an email address that […]

By |December 16th, 2015|Advice, Insider, Security|Comments Off on Phishing Warning: Dropbox

Cyber Risk Insurance: Does Your Business Need It?

Protecting your IT assets: do you have cyber risk insurance?
Emails, document storage, customer databases, financial information – take a moment to think of all the information your company stores on its IT systems and network.

Now take a moment to think of all the risks associated […]

By |December 9th, 2015|Protect Business, Security|Comments Off on Cyber Risk Insurance: Does Your Business Need It?

Protect Your Organisation Against Targeted Attacks

An increasing number of targeted email attacks on New Zealand businesses means it has become even more important to ensure your IT security systems are up to date.

Email scams are nothing new but the growing levels of sophistication around them certainly are.

The latest scams to […]

By |December 4th, 2015|Advice, Internet, Protect Business, Security|Comments Off on Protect Your Organisation Against Targeted Attacks

Xero announce new data security feature: Two-Step Authentication

Driving down Te Rapa Straight and at certain locations around Hamilton City, you may have noticed online accounting software Xero’s beautifully large billboards. One thing you may not have noticed though is their new Two-Step Authentication for all customers.

While there has been an increase in the volume […]

By |December 1st, 2015|Protect Business, Security|Comments Off on Xero announce new data security feature: Two-Step Authentication