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Cyber Security Review: Microsoft 365

Cyber Security Review: Microsoft 365 Cyber Security is a rapidly evolving space. What works today could be exploited tomorrow. On a daily basis we at Technicalities are researching the latest scams, viruses and vulnerabilities within both software and hardware. Many of our customers live in the Microsoft 365 world due to its ease of communication…
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The Need for a Good Firewall

The Need for a Good Firewall Almost all organisations employ a firewall as a security tool that monitors and filters internet access in and out of their network. However even the best firewalls, if not properly configured and implemented, may not provide much protection at all. We so often see organisations compromised by attackers exploiting…
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SIEM as a Service

SIEM as a Service Technicalities now offers (Security Information & Event Management) as a hosted service. Networks that sit behind a firewall appear to be safe, however the firewall (in its basic form) is meant to block incoming and outgoing connections. However, there must be some openings in order to allow in certain traffic such…
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Callback Phishing Avoids Filters

Callback Phishing Avoids Filters A new form of phishing is appearing and it has the ability to avoid email filtering programs. Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails or other messages purporting to be from reputable companies in order to entice individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers. Unlike…
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Why choose Technicalities as your MSP?

Why choose Technicalities as your MSP? Technicalities is a Managed Service Provider (MSP) that provides a range of IT services to organisations of all sizes. With years of experience in the industry, Technicalities has established itself as a market leader, and reliable MSP. Technicalities is a great MSP for many reasons. We have technical expertise,…
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Application Whitelisting

Application Whitelisting In today’s digital age, Application Whitelisting has become an increasingly popular security measure. So much so that it is the Number 1 recommendation on the Australian Government’s ‘Essential Eight’ list of recommendations.. The concept behind application whitelisting is simple: Rather than trying to block every potential threat, you simply allow only authorised applications…
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The Importance of Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

The Importance of Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) Endpoint detection and response (EDR) is a crucial element in the modern cybersecurity landscape. As organisations are moving more of their business online and relying on digital data storage and communication, the risk of cyberattacks has increased significantly. Endpoint Detection and Response provides the necessary tools to…
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The Essential Eight

The Essential Eight While it may sound a little boring, and it may never be required, the ‘Essential Eight’ is something that needs to be on every business’ radar. In today’s fast-paced and interconnected world, cyber threats are becoming increasingly sophisticated and frequent. Organizations are at constant risk of losing critical data or being disrupted…
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Cybercriminals double down on Ransomware boom

Cybercriminals double down on Ransomware boom Ransomware is one of the biggest forms of cybercrime that businesses of any size face today, so how can we protect against it? Cyberattacks, in particular Ransomware, are on the increase in Australia. The average remediation cost of a ransomware attack in Australia is $1.12 million The Essential 8,…
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