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Brian Krebs, founder of Krebs on Security, has authored a new post this week disclosing the potential harm that can come from reusing weak passwords, and it’s worth some fresh attention here. He focused on banking passwords, password reuse, the ease of swapping SIM information to gain access to a target’s mobile phone messaging, and

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Here at Computer One, we know IT isn’t always done in an office – and we love it! Whether it’s a jungle, desert, island or CBD highrise, we will literally brave the elements to deliver a full range of IT services to our clients. Here’s a snapshot of some of the locations in which we’re

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Computerworld reported today that the undersea fibre cable that will connect Australia, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands together has been installed at the landing site in the nation’s capital, Honiara. The 4,700km four fibre pair will eventually connect Honiara, Port Moresby and Sydney to bandwidth that will revolutionise industries in both island nations. The

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Recently, Computer One was hosted by leading Australian software developer for the legal and conveyancing sector, GlobalX, to jointly deliver an information security update for lawyers and conveyancers from around the country. The update covered today’s most prevalent attack vector – the email channel. In conjunction with David Hobley, GlobalX’s CIO, we delivered advice on

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We’re proud to announce that we have once again made the MSP501 – the annual list of the world’s best Managed IT Firms. We’ve featured in the list every year since we first entered in 2016. In the 12 years since its inception, the MSP 501 has evolved from a competitive ranking list into a

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Few professionals worry as much about stability as the legal profession.  Having worked with many law firms, we know from firsthand experience that the executive team in many a firm has a tendency to resist change when first mooted and embrace it only after it has been debated for many months, preferring the stability of

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We’ve just seen how effective opinion polling in Australia is – the election predictions were completely wrong. So, what better time than now to state with some confidence that Computer One can see the future?  We’ll look back in on these in 2022 to see how close to (or how far off) the mark we

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It’s a no-brainer to say that asking your clients for feedback is a good idea.  But there’s a difference between an occasional survey and automating a constant connection with everyone you deal with. The first scenario results in sporadic improvements.  You might catch-on to a budding issue before it costs you a client… but you

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Stuck in a one-sided relationship with your IT provider? Spending sleepless nights wondering if they really care? Here are 5 signs which signal that unfortunately, they don’t. Lack of follow up It’s nice when your IT support fixes your problem. But it’s even nicer when they check back in afterwards to see if it has

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Penetration testing is the practice of testing a computer system, network or web application to find security vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit. Penetration testing can be performed with automated software or conducted manually. Although the main objective of penetration testing is to identify security weaknesses, it can be used to test your organisation’s security

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