Keep Your Home Office Secure
10 Ways to Keep Your Home Office Secure

Working remotely has actually been on the increase for a number of years, with technology and work schedules making it easier and often more suitable. Then along came COVID-19, and suddenly it’s rare to find someone who hasn’t experienced working from home. With the future being a little bit uncertain with how the virus pans […]

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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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Business cyber security in Australia
Business Cyber Security in Australia

Cyber attacks are on the rise and business cyber security in Australia is more important than ever before, whether you’re an SME, an individual or a large corporation. According to the Australian Cyber Security Centre report a cyber crime is reported every ten minutes, with Queensland and Victoria being the most targeted states. Small to medium […]

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Two Factor Authentication
Client Success Story – Two Factor Authentication

How Smile IT Helped a Large Company Reduce Their Security Risk through Two Factor Authentication. The Need for Help Our client has a large operation spread over multiple sites. They were growing increasingly concerned about their network and data security, as more and more phishing attacks were being experienced. With the sizeable number of staff […]

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2FA
Two Factor Authentication (2FA) Explained

What is 2FA? In a nutshell, two factor authentication, or 2FA, is an important and increasingly popular means of securing an online account. Here’s a simple definition: 2FA is an extra layer of security applied to a login process. Normally to access an online account, you type in a username and password. With 2FA, you’ll […]

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