Microsoft Teams is a hub where a team or group of colleagues can find both the tools and content they need to get a collaborative task done. One of its key features that currently sets it apart from its competitors is that it lets users share and view documents created in Office 365 applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Skype is also built into Teams, allowing users to make and receive video HD conference calls within the program.
Multi-Factor Authentication for Microsoft Office 365
Multi-Factor Authentication is a way to authenticate user sign-ins by adding an additional layer of security to a standard username and password login. By adding this additional layer, users can be safeguarded against potential database attacks. If an attacker manages to obtain user passwords, they are useless unless the attacker also has access to the devices linked to the Multi-Factor Authentication account.
All Wireless Devices are at Risk of a Krack Attack
A security flaw made a concerning appearance last week after the bug, dubbed a ‘Krack attack’, was discovered by Belgian researchers. Targeting Wi-Fi encryption, the bug can access safely encrypted information such as emails, passwords and credit card numbers. Continue reading to find out everything you need to know about this flaw and how to reduce your risk of an attack.
News Just In: Adobe Finally Pulls the Plug on Flash
In 1996, Adobe introduced the ‘Flash Player plugin’, which ultimately shaped the very nature of the Internet as we know it today. Shockingly, Adobe has revealed that, in collaboration with tech partners such as Microsoft, the Flash Player plugin is going to be completely phased out by 2020.
What you need to know about NBN ready phone systems
The National Broadband Network (NBN) is being systematically implemented throughout Australia over the next two years. This network will be rolled out alongside the existing ADSL broadband network in order to provide a faster and more efficient broadband service, with data showing the NBN is up to four times faster than the current broadband system. Once available in your are ...
Cloud computing and why it is here to stay
Technological developments and an overall increased trust in technology has seen the majority of businesses become ‘virtual companies’. Known as, ‘cloud computing’ this system works through the storage of computing resources over the internet, rather than a computer’s hard drive.
Four tech giants team up to fight terrorism
Hailed the ‘Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism’, Facebook, YouTube, Microsoft and Twitter have joined forces to create a global forum fighting against the spread of online terrorist propaganda. In a united attempt to stop this, each tech giant has pledged to make their platforms ‘hostile to terrorists and violent extremists’.
Why You should have a complex password policy
The 'chronic failure' to use secure passwords has grown increasingly concerning for individuals and companies alike. Password hacking software now enables passwords, thought to be safe, to be unscrambled within seconds. We have compiled the top reasons why implementing a complex password policy is vital for your protection and exactly how to put it in place.
BYOD Is becoming more popular than ever: Is your business ready?
Many small to medium sized Australian businesses have, or are looking at introducing, a set of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies for employees. With the widespread popularity of smartphones, tablets and iPads, it seems to make good sense to allow employees to use these personal devices for work purposes. In fact, over 74% of organisations either already have a BYOD polic ...
Should I upgrade to the new Surface Pro?
In late May, Microsoft launched its latest Surface Pro, its first upgrade to the company’s popular line of hybrid PCs since October 2015. While the Surface Pro’s specs have been upgraded across the board, including the newest 7th-generation Intel processors, many of the changes to the Surface Pro are minor, with the most notable upgrade being improved battery life. Here’s a ...