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Mail Migration to Cloud

We have recently completed a few migrations for our customers. We have migrated data from their existing server to a new SharePoint site and have also moved them from an existing Microsoft 365 tenant that was shared, into a brand new Microsoft 365 tenant with just their own domain in use while maintaining Mail Security. Switching to Microsoft 365 from another email server can be a...

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What is Business Intelligence? Business Intelligence refers to the practice, technology, or strategy that organizations can use to Collect, Analyze, Integrate and Represent the key Business Information. It helps an organization to use their data to drive changes, identify flaws and adapt market changes to effectively address their Customers’ Expectations. Business Intelligence is a powerful tool that can use raw data to fetch out the great...

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LockBit 2.0: A New Ransomware Attack on the Rise in Australia

  Ransomware is a form of malware that encrypts a victim’s files. The attacker will then demand a ransom from the victim to give back access to the data by providing a decryption key. The payment maybe accepted in the form of Bitcoin or other methods like gift cards, Western Union etc., however, Bitcoin is usually the most popular method due to the anonymity the cryptocurrency blockchain...

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Comprehensive network visibility is essential for most businesses. Yet despite this, many companies remain in the dark when it comes to knowing the health of their network and the devices it both serves and is comprised of. At Managed Services Australia we use enterprise grade remote monitoring tools to help regular business shine a light on their network infrastructure, keeping an eye of the health of...

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US Based, Kaseya which provides IT management and monitoring software for Managed Services Providers across the globe has been hacked and thousands of computers with their monitoring software infected with ransomware. Companies across Australia and New Zealand have been forced to shut down their servers and workstations until a solution has been found. Hackers have demanded millions of dollars in ransom to be paid to remove...

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Passwords have been used to secure accounts for computer systems and services for a very long time, but how secure is your password, really?  Despite major advancements and vast improvements to technology over multiple decades, even a carefully chosen and robust password is only as secure as the security hygiene practices and systems that compliment it. Unfortunately, advancements in technology also bring with it numerous tools...

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The recent storms in Victoria wreaked havoc for some and unfortunately there are still many impacted areas dealing with the fallout.  Fortunately for some of our clients who were affected, the MSA team were able to help them adapt to the circumstances and make a speedy recovery. Here is what Glen had to say about how MSA handled the recent storms: The MSA Team have been fantastic...

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The ability to communicate both internally and with customers is as critical for any business as access to stable electricity and clean water. Yet we know many businesses do not give enough consideration to protecting this valuable and necessary service. Unfortunately, threat actors know this too and are more than happy to take advantage. Every year there are increasingly more attacks on businesses, often leveraging their...

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End of financial year is fast approaching and is a great time to benefit from reduced prices we are offering on all products at our online Technology Centre store. Take advantage of the current instant asset tax write-off and take a further 10% off your purchase with the discount code, EOFY10. Get in on these discounts before midnight of 30 June and you could save 10% off: Desktops,...

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