The Smile IT Blog

We update our blog regularly with IT industry news and all the lowdown from the world of Managed IT Services. Follow it for insights into the software we use, the industries we serve and other tech-related topics that grab our interest. Thanks for visiting, and get in touch if we can answer any of your questions!

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The Five C’s to Stronger Cybersecurity

With cybercrime in Australia rising at around 13% per year, it’s a question of ‘when’ not ‘if’ a business becomes a target for hackers. No matter what industry you’re in or how big your operation is, your data, systems and processes are constantly under threat from hackers, scammers and cyber…
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Penetration Testing Demystified

Penetration testing, pen testing, ethical hacking. These are all terms you’ve no doubt heard being thrown around the water cooler when the conversation turns to cybersecurity. As that conversation becomes more prevalent and necessary, it is likely you’ll come across them more and more! Today we’re going to throw some…
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Been Phished? Do This Now!

We love the digital age. The wealth of knowledge at our fingertips, the lighting quick communications. But with all that techy goodness comes a growing array of pitfalls. Phishing is something we’ve spoken about a lot before, and its only getting more sophisticated and prevalent. What does this mean? Hackers…
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Meet Smile IT’s New Partner, ThreatLocker

ThreatLocker has been making huge waves in the cybersecurity world for its no-nonsense approach to keeping businesses safe. They have connected with thousands of managed service providers globally as they continue to build up a formidable portfolio of endpoint security tools. Put simply, they’re a world leader in cyber defence…
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