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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cyber security checklist
A Cyber Security Checklist for Your Company

Cyber security breaches come in all shapes and sizes. Your mind will generally race to images of clandestine geniuses huddling over a computer hacking businesses just for the heck of it. Hackers are definitely a big problem, and they target businesses of all sizes. Don’t think because you’re a SME you’re exempt from the attention […]

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The NBN Five Fibres
What is the NBN: The Five Fibres and More

OK, we get it. The National Broadband Network is a beast to get your head around. I was trying to explain to my Grandma how the NBN and its fibre connections work, and she thought I was talking about a new way of making tee-shirts. So for Grandma’s sake, and yours, this blog is going to break […]

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Mobile Workforce Benefits
7 Benefits of a Mobile Workforce

The days of punching in, staring longingly at a clock for exactly 8 hours and then punching out are fading into the past. Today’s workforce is a mobile, agile mega-mix of working from home, taking calls on the run and even putting in some business hours when on holiday. Should we be comfortable with our […]

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On-premise backups
When to Use On-Premise Backups

As a business owner, the most important thing to you is that your company runs efficiently and smoothly, no matter the circumstances. Data backup is a huge part of this – you don’t want to be left high, dry and without your company data if you have an IT failure. We’ve spoken about the cloud […]

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What is a VPN
What is a VPN?

VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, and it’s nowhere near as complicated as it sounds. Once the playground of computer nerds and exclusive large corporations, VPN’s have grown into a pretty common feature and even necessity of our internet-based lives. VPN’s have awesome business and personal applications, from extending your corporate intranet to workers anywhere […]

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The future is Micorosft Azure
The Future is Microsoft Azure

The Cloud on Your Terms Microsoft calls Azure ‘the cloud on your terms’. It can be, with the right planning, design and integration. Of course, as Microsoft Gold Cloud Partners, we would say that. However, we choose to maintain that partnership because it gives our customers value, along with some outstanding results. It also takes […]

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