Category: IT

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The problem of legacy technology for financial institutions

In 1994, Bill Gates stated that “banking is essential, banks are not”. While that may have been difficult for us to imagine in 1994, as technology advances, we can see that the financial industry is transforming but not without technology-based challenges. The traditional banking model was extremely ‘people’ centric. Customers would visit ‘bricks and mortar’ […]
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How application whitelisting protects your business

Application whitelisting is one of the ‘Essential Eight’ cyber security mitigation strategies established by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). It is one of the most effective mitigation strategies in cyber security. The Essential Eight are a list of eight strategies and the ACSC recommends they be implemented to protect the digital assets of businesses. […]
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How supply chain attacks work

The rise in supply chain attacks over recent years is a clear sign that organisations need to consider them a serious threat. The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity this year predicted a four-fold increase over the next year.  These days, endpoint security like stringent password protection, multi-factor authentication and virus scanning, is not enough. Organisation’s […]

Technology: Tech trends in 2021 that will help your business

Technology is constantly changing and being reimagined, and the emerging technologies we are seeing now allow businesses to improve day-to-day operations through better organisation and strategies as well as streamlining. Therefore, it’s important to keep up to date with the world of technology, so you can embrace those changes which will ultimately improve how you […]
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You’ve got to spend money to make money: Why IT investment is important

Technology has powered our business for years, but many companies still don’t seem to realise how much inadequate tech can affect their business. It’s important to stay frugal and save money wisely – but just because you’re careful doesn’t mean you should slavishly refuse to spend money when it’s necessary. If your company isn’t up […]
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Technology Challenges for Businesses in 2021

In a semi-post-pandemic world, it is no surprise that most of the issues that businesses are dealing with are still connected to the drastic shift in working models we experienced last year. Although employees and businesses have quickly adapted to a remote working model, there are some key issues of concern surrounding security, privacy, compliance, […]
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IT: A Business Asset Rather Than A Liability

Every day, society engages in the benefits technology has brought to our lives and businesses. Whether it be customers easily transferring money online or businesses automating primarily redundant activities to streamline processes and reduce costs, technology and IT should be seen as an asset and worth the investment. However, what we deem to be an […]