Microsoft Teams Tips
Become a Microsoft Teams Power User

Anyone who has been following Smile IT knows what a big fan we are of Microsoft Teams. An office communication juggernaut, Teams streamlines internal and external interactions and is an immense boost to productivity. Teams may be an easy program to get the hang of, but behind the ease-of-use lurks a feature-rich giant. We’re going…

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Happy World Smile Day!

Of all years, this is the year we need World Smile Day. 2020 has been a tricky trot, a rough ride, a heck of a journey. But we’re doing well. Australians have banded together and we can’t help but feel proud of how we’ve navigated the murky waters of a global pandemic. And now, this…

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IT Pro Day
Happy IT Professional Day!

If ever there was a year that IT Professionals the world showed how valuable they are, it’s been 2020. What a crazy, mind-bending time it’s been for the entire planet, but surely the group of professionals who facilitated the transition to working from home need a nod of appreciation? That they do, and that’s exactly…

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what is a chief security officer
What is a Chief Security Officer?

The role of the Chief Security Officer, or CSO, is growing in importance in Australia. Once reserved for large corporate organisations, today businesses of all sizes are starting to incorporate this role. It’s a sign of the importance of online security, and the growing hyper vigilance around keeping business data secure. We’re going to dive…

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IoT device monitoring
Device Monitoring in Brisbane Using Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become more prevalent in our everyday lives and businesses, to the point where we all use it in some form or another. The IDC (International Data Corporation) estimates that by 2025 there will be 41.6 billion connected IoT devices. Broadly speaking, IoT refers to all devices that are connected…

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hosted desktop
How a Hosted Desktop Can Transform Your Business

When technology lowers our business costs, simplifies processes and improve your cyber security you can bet your bottom dollar it’s going to get talked about. Which is why you’ve probably heard the term ‘hosted desktop’ getting thrown around a bit. We’re going to look at what this is, the reasons it’s growing in popularity and…

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cyber security audit
A Cyber Security Audit Case Study

Smile IT recently undertook a Cyber Security Audit for one of our clients, with an aim to evaluate the effectiveness of their cyber defence controls. This case study is designed to provide an idea of how we adapt our audit approach to individual companies. The aim is to provide relevant results and recommendations that strengthen…

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