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IT spending reveals where businesses are failing in 2016

Matt Blowes  January 29, 2016 IT Trends, Security

The Spiceworks' 2016 State of IT report shows flat IT spending is pointing toward a year of high risks and missed opportunities.

Microsoft recalling Surface Pro power cords

Matt Blowes  January 27, 2016 Technology, Hardware

Surface Pro owners who purchased their devices before 15 July 2015 should immediately stop charging their devices and start a free replacement cord order.

SME innovation led by technology

Matt Blowes  January 25, 2016 Digital Strategy

New research from MYOB Business Monitor reveals that SME innovation is high a high priority, being led by investment in technology.

The 25 worst passwords of 2015

Matt Blowes  January 23, 2016 IT Trends, Security

Splashdata's annual "Worst Passwords List" offers few surprises. The top 25 most common passwords chosen by users are both are obvious and easily hacked.

How a 350-person company ditched desktop PCs

Matt Blowes  January 20, 2016 BYOD, IT Trends, Managed Services, Sentrian One

The 350-person NSW Cancer Council is replacing desktops and phones with notebooks, tablets and Skype. Your business can innovate with BYOD too.

Law firms aware but ignoring security risks

Matt Blowes  January 13, 2016 Security, Legal

Legal professionals are largely aware the threat online criminals pose to their IT systems. Yet adequate security measures often go unimplemented.

Social engineering attacks on the rise

Matt Blowes  January 12, 2016 Security

Social engineering is a sophisticated technique scammers use to bypass IT security & trick employees into revealing confidential business information.

Does your firm have a '.law' address yet?

Matt Blowes  January 06, 2016 IT Trends, Legal

The new domain address suffix '.law' is now available exclusively for qualified legal professionals with popular addresses still unclaimed.