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Schools have ‘duty of care’ to track students online.

Schools are having a difficult time with managing students in this world of massive technological change. Students pick up things very quickly via their tech savvy cohort. This causes a lot of issues with schools trying to keep up with cyberbullying and many other issues such as depression, sexting, self-harm, suicide and list goes on.…
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Be organised to stop the possibility of losing your money and IP

Don’t think that it is not happening here. Massive number of Cyber-attacks  among Australian SMEs, with over 200,000 ransomware attacks in April and May last year, more than any other country in the world apart from Japan. This was reported by a major security organisation, Trend Micro. Ransomware, fake invoices and email scams can cost…
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Disrupt Collapse Transform 2018

2018 is up and running and I trust you all had some time out to reconnect with your thoughts. Also, we are wishing you a great year in 2018. We thought that we would send you the attached report which was commissioned by Frost and Sullivan. These guys are leaders in providing both the IT…
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Collaboration via Video is a winner for 2018 but is has to be easy.

Hi, To all and best wishes for 2018, Go Systems has been involved in both telephony and video conferencing for a long time. We have been looking for a solution that will do a great job for all our clients in 2018. Let’s face it, you can waste a lot of time in travel and…
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Part 2 of 2 – Our top 7 Cyber Security predictions for 2018

4. State-sponsored attacks will increase. The usual suspects for state-sponsored attacks — North Korea, Iran, and Russia — don’t have much to lose by continuing their attempts to extort, steal, spy and disrupt by infiltrating information systems. All are already heavily sanctioned, and the consequences — at least those we know about — in response to state-sponsored…
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Part 1 of 2 – Our top 7 Cyber Security predictions for 2018

2017 was the worst year yet for cyber security with more phishing scams, ransomware, state-sponsored attacks, and new attack vectors. Given what’s happened in 2017 — the Equifax breach, (application vulnerability on one of their websites led to a data breach that exposed about 143 million consumers) state-sponsored attacks, Russian manipulation of social media, Wannacry, and more phishing scams…
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

To all our customers and friends, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your ongoing friendship and support throughout 2017. We wish you a very merry and safe Christmas, New Year and Holiday Period. With 2018 being around the corner lets have a quick look with what is happening. The biggest…
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Preparing for the Notifiable Data Breaches Mandatory Reporting Scheme

Mandatory Reporting of a Notifiable Data Breach – The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC). The OAIC is a Federal Government body and its 3 primary functions are as follows: Privacy functions, conferred by the Privacy Act and other laws. Freedom of information functions, in particular, oversight of the operation of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI…
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People Centric Security (PCS)

User behaviour accounts for over 50% of information leaks, yet traditional security systems have failed to address this issue. The fundamental reason for this is the treatment of users as “kids” within such systems. This has resulted in teething security challenges relating to data classification, lack of top management commitment and a high rate of…
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Improving employee productivity through technology

What would you do with an extra hour each day? Here are 10 tips for using technology to help your SMB work more efficiently, cut costs, improve customer satisfaction and stay ahead of the competition.