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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams — Who is Security Centric?
Today we profile Security Centric, an Australian-based information security consulting and services firm.
Digital hesitancy holding back NZ business - report
Small businesses experience higher revenue and productivity when they readily adopt new technology.
68% of Aussie employees fear a cyber attack, new report finds
"Across the board, cyber attacks are becoming more common and sophisticated - from email phishing scams and hacktivists, to data fraud involving disgruntled employees."
Small business owners not comfortable using cloud services
Despite the popularity of the cloud, there are still people who do not trust putting the entirety of their information and files on there.
Solving the server puzzle: Making the ‘workloads’ work for you
When you rely on third-party server providers, you lose complete control over your data and software. On-premise server solutions address such challenges, but they come at a cost.
Disgruntled employees pose one of the greatest cybersecurity risks
UNIFY Solutions finds disgruntled former employees pose one of the greatest cybersecurity risks to businesses of all sizes.
Simplifying the performance conundrum of servers
Why have we seen many businesses flounder despite having seemingly robust cloud strategies? The answer is simple – they are all weighed down by the realities of the data centre, or in other words, bottlenecks in their servers.
On taking server performance for small businesses to the next level
Finding the right server solution is key to building a solid foundation for a small business. Here's how to strike the perfect balance of hardware and cost.
Cybersecurity attacks on New Zealand small business double
Cybersecurity is a growing issue for New Zealand small business, with attacks doubling in the past three years.
Taking on server performance for smaller businesses by the horn
For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), this message could be the dawn of a terrible reality.
Xero adds expenses functionality to reimagined Xero Me app
Xero has announced a reimagined version of Xero Me, its employee self-service app, which now comes with integrated expenses technology.
Two of three Australian SMBs became victims of cyber-attacks over the past year
SMBs in Asia Pacific are more worried about cybersecurity threats than before, research finds.
40,000 NZ small businesses reap rewards of Digital Boost programme
The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE)’s Digital Boost programme has now attracted more than 40,000 New Zealand businesses.
Growing apprehension among SMBs in Asia Pacific as one in two suffer cyber attacks
A new Cisco study shows small and medium-sized businesses in Asia Pacific are exposed, under attack, and more worried about cybersecurity threats than before.
Kaspersky explores how SMBs survived the initial outbreak of COVID-19
According to a recent Kaspersky study, when the pandemic started in March 2020 developing new products was a way to respond to the uniquely challenging situation for 29% of small companies.
Why todays employees feel more pressure and are more likely to switch jobs
Research reveals employees are working longer, feeling more pressure, and are more likely to switch jobs.
Seven key principles behind a robust cybersecurity practice
Here are seven critical questions that TSPs should ask of their cybersecurity practice to help protect customers.
Vodafone announces new business marketplace featuring Microsoft 365, Acronis cyber backup
Vodafone New Zealand has unveiled a new business marketplace for New Zealand business owners to purchasing different top-tier software solutions.
Intuit confirms the $12 billion acquisition of Mailchimp
Intuit, the global technology platform behind TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint, and Credit Karma, has announced it's agreed to acquire Mailchimp.
Remote working: Business owners don't trust employees
"It is concerning to see a lack of trust between business owners and their employees."
University of Auckland students win trans-Tasman IT Challenge
"Winning the competition serves as proof of our business acumen, technical skills and presentation ability."
Xero unveils largest bank reconciliation improvements in a decade
Xero has unveiled the most significant improvements to bank reconciliation on the platform in a decade.
Xero reveals the Xero App Store - Find, trial and buy apps
Xero has opened the Xero App Store, a new way for small businesses, accountants and bookkeepers to discover and purchase apps.
Risky business: Majority of workers take cybersecurity shortcuts despite knowing dangers
"Every organisation needs to establish security processes and work to ensure they resonate with employees."