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A Simple Guide to the Updated NIST 2.0 Cybersecurity Framework
25Jul

A Simple Guide to the Updated NIST 2.0 Cybersecurity Framework

Staying ahead of threats is a challenge for organizations of all sizes. Reported global security incidents grew between February and March of 2024. They increased by 69.8%. It’s important to…

Hot off the Digital Presses… Learn About Microsoft Copilot for Finance
20Jul

Hot off the Digital Presses… Learn About Microsoft Copilot for Finance

Microsoft Copilot has been heading up the business AI charge. It’s used in Word, Excel, Edge, Windows, and more. This genAI-powered app is also showing up invarious function-related activities. The…

10 Easy Steps to Building a Culture of Cyber Awareness
05Jul

10 Easy Steps to Building a Culture of Cyber Awareness

Cyberattacks are a constant threat in today’s digital world. Phishing emails, malware downloads, and data breaches. They can cripple businesses and devastate personal lives. Employee error is the reason many…

Don’t Risk It! Why You Shouldn’t Skip Vulnerability Assessments
15Jun

Don’t Risk It! Why You Shouldn’t Skip Vulnerability Assessments

Cyber threats are a perpetual reality for business owners. Hackers are constantly innovating. They devise new ways to exploit vulnerabilities in computer systems and networks. For businesses of all sizes,…

7 Common Pitfalls When Adopting Zero Trust Security
10Jun

7 Common Pitfalls When Adopting Zero Trust Security

Zero Trust security is rapidly transforming the cybersecurity landscape. It moves away from traditional perimeter-based security models. In this approach, every connection attempt is continuously verified before granting resource access.…

4 Ways Small Businesses Can Leverage Copilot for Microsoft 365
05Jun

4 Ways Small Businesses Can Leverage Copilot for Microsoft 365

What are some of the key differentiators that can propel small businesses forward? They include efficiency, productivity, and innovation. Microsoft has expanded the availability of one of its most dynamic…

Introducing the New Microsoft Planner (Everything You Need to Know)
31May

Introducing the New Microsoft Planner (Everything You Need to Know)

Calendars, task lists, and project planning are important business tools. Many people use Microsoft’s apps to power these processes. Including Planner, Microsoft To Do, and Project for the web. These…

Here Are 5 Data Security Trends to Prepare for in 2024
20May

Here Are 5 Data Security Trends to Prepare for in 2024

With cyber threats evolving at an alarming pace, staying ahead of the curve is crucial. It’s a must for safeguarding sensitive information. Data security threats are becoming more sophisticated and…

Google & Yahoo’s New DMARC Policy Shows Why Businesses Need Email Authentication… Now
15May

Google & Yahoo’s New DMARC Policy Shows Why Businesses Need Email Authentication… Now

Have you been hearing more about email authentication lately? There is a reason for that. It’s the prevalence of phishing as a major security threat. Phishing continues as the main…

Beware of Deepfakes! Learn How to Spot the Different Types
10May

Beware of Deepfakes! Learn How to Spot the Different Types

Have you ever seen a video of your favorite celebrity saying something outrageous? Then later, you find out it was completely fabricated? Or perhaps you’ve received an urgent email seemingly…

10 Most Common Smart Home Issues (and How to Fix Them)
05May

10 Most Common Smart Home Issues (and How to Fix Them)

Back when you were a kid, living in a “smart home” probably sounded futuristic. Something out of Back to the Future II or The Jetsons. Well, we don’t yet have…

What Is Microsoft Security Copilot? Should You Use It?
30Apr

What Is Microsoft Security Copilot? Should You Use It?

It can be challenging to keep up with the ever-evolving cyber threat landscape. Companies need to process large amounts of data. As well as respond to incidents quickly and effectively.…

Eye-opening Insights from the 2023 Annual Cybersecurity Attitudes and Behaviors Report
20Apr

Eye-opening Insights from the 2023 Annual Cybersecurity Attitudes and Behaviors Report

We are living in an era dominated by digital connectivity. You can’t overstate the importance of cybersecurity. As technology advances, so do the threats that lurk in the online world.…

Be Careful When Scanning QR Codes – There’s a New Scam Going Around!
15Apr

Be Careful When Scanning QR Codes – There’s a New Scam Going Around!

QR codes are everywhere these days. You can find them on restaurant menus, flyers, and posters. They’re used both offline and online. QR codes are convenient and easy to use.…

9 Signs That Your Smart Home Device Has Been Hacked
10Apr

9 Signs That Your Smart Home Device Has Been Hacked

Smart home devices are becoming more popular and convenient. But they also pose some serious security risks. Hackers can target these devices to access your personal information. As well as…

5 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2024 You Should Plan For
05Apr

5 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2024 You Should Plan For

Cybersecurity is a constantly evolving field. There are new threats, technologies, and opportunities emerging every year. As we enter 2024, organizations need to be aware of current and future cyber…

Workspaces, a VPN & More – Learn the Newest Microsoft Edge Features
31Mar

Workspaces, a VPN & More – Learn the Newest Microsoft Edge Features

Microsoft Edge continues to redefine user experiences. This is due to Microsoft’s commitment to innovation. The latest updates bring a host of features. These are designed to enhance productivity, security,…

These 7 AI Trends Are Sweeping the Cybersecurity Realm
25Mar

These 7 AI Trends Are Sweeping the Cybersecurity Realm

Relentless digital innovation has defined the last few years. The symbiotic relationship between AI and cybersecurity has become pivotal especially when it comes to safeguarding sensitive information and digital assets.…

Online Security: Addressing the Dangers of Browser Extensions
20Mar

Online Security: Addressing the Dangers of Browser Extensions

Browser extensions have become as common as mobile apps. People tend to download many and use few. There are over 176,000 browser extensions available on Google Chrome alone. These extensions…

Examples of How a Data Breach Can Cost Your Business for Years
10Mar

Examples of How a Data Breach Can Cost Your Business for Years

In the digital age, data is the lifeblood of businesses. It fuels operations, decision-making, and customer interactions. But there is a dark underbelly of this data-centric landscape. It’s the persistent…

Are Your Smart Home Devices Spying On You? (Experts Say, Yes!)
05Mar

Are Your Smart Home Devices Spying On You? (Experts Say, Yes!)

The integration of smart home devices has become synonymous with modern living. They offer convenience, efficiency, and connectivity at our fingertips. But a recent study has raised concerns about the…

How Could Your Business Be Impacted by the New SEC Cybersecurity Requirements?
31Jan

How Could Your Business Be Impacted by the New SEC Cybersecurity Requirements?

Cybersecurity has become paramount for businesses across the globe. As technology advances, so do the threats. Recognizing this, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has introduced new rules. They…

How Can You Leverage the New MS Teams Payment App?
25Jan

How Can You Leverage the New MS Teams Payment App?

Are you a small business owner or a freelancer who offers services online? If so, you might be wondering how to get paid by your customers in a fast and…

Beware of These 2024 Emerging Technology Threats
20Jan

Beware of These 2024 Emerging Technology Threats

The global cost of a data breach last year was USD $4.45 million. This is an increase of 15% over three years. As we step into 2024, it’s crucial to…

What Is the Most Secure Way to Share Passwords with Employees?
31Dec

What Is the Most Secure Way to Share Passwords with Employees?

Breached or stolen passwords are the bane of any organization’s cybersecurity. Passwords cause over 80% of data breaches. Hackers get in using stolen, weak, or reused (and easily breached) passwords.…

Choose Wisely: What Smart Home Tech Should You Adopt and Avoid?
15Dec

Choose Wisely: What Smart Home Tech Should You Adopt and Avoid?

In the age of smart living, our homes are becoming increasingly intelligent. They’re designed to cater to our every need. Smart gadgets are transforming how we turn on the lights,…

7 Helpful Features Rolled Out in the Fall Windows 11 Update
05Dec

7 Helpful Features Rolled Out in the Fall Windows 11 Update

In a world where technology constantly evolves, Microsoft stands at the forefront. It continues to pioneer innovations. Innovations that transform how we interact with our digital universe. The fall Windows…

Why You Need to Understand “Secure by Design” Cybersecurity Practices
30Nov

Why You Need to Understand “Secure by Design” Cybersecurity Practices

Cybersecurity has become a critical foundation upon which many aspects of business rely. Whether you’re a large enterprise or small business, network security is a must. Cyberattacks can have long-term…

What Is Microsoft Sales Copilot & What Does It Do?
25Nov

What Is Microsoft Sales Copilot & What Does It Do?

The use of AI-driven processes is exploding. Every time you turn around, software has gotten more intelligent. Harnessing the power of AI and machine learning is crucial for staying competitive.…

Watch Out for Ransomware Pretending to Be a Windows Update!
20Nov

Watch Out for Ransomware Pretending to Be a Windows Update!

Imagine you’re working away on your PC and see a Windows update prompt. Instead of ignoring it, you take action. After all, you want to keep your device safe. But…

How to Keep Your Smart Home from Turning Against You
10Nov

How to Keep Your Smart Home from Turning Against You

Smart homes have become a ubiquitous part of modern living. It doesn’t even seem unusual anymore to tell your refrigerator to add milk to the digital grocery list. Smart homes…

10 Biggest Cybersecurity Mistakes of Small Companies
05Nov

10 Biggest Cybersecurity Mistakes of Small Companies

Cybercriminals can launch very sophisticated attacks. But it’s often lax cybersecurity practices that enable most breaches. This is especially true when it comes to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs). Small…

What Is SaaS Ransomware & How Can You Defend Against It?
31Oct

What Is SaaS Ransomware & How Can You Defend Against It?

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) has revolutionized the way businesses operate. It offers convenience, scalability, and efficiency. No more dragging software from one device to another. Everyone can collaborate easily in the cloud.…

Should Your Business Upgrade to the New Microsoft Intune Suite?
25Oct

Should Your Business Upgrade to the New Microsoft Intune Suite?

Endpoint management has changed a lot over the last two decades. There was a time when companies housed all endpoints in the same place. This made managing them simpler. But…

Does Your Business Have Any “Cybersecurity Skeletons” in the Closet?”
15Oct

Does Your Business Have Any “Cybersecurity Skeletons” in the Closet?”

Let’s dive into a topic that might give you the chills—cybersecurity skeletons in the closet. You may not have old skeletons hidden away in the basement. But there’s a good…

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Strengthening Your Team’s Defense with Essential Cyber Hygiene
10Oct

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Strengthening Your Team’s Defense with Essential Cyber Hygiene

As technology continues to advance, so does the need for heightened awareness. As well as proactive measures to safeguard sensitive information. Cybersecurity can seem like an insurmountable task for everyday…

Learn How to Spot Fake LinkedIn Sales Bots
15Sep

Learn How to Spot Fake LinkedIn Sales Bots

LinkedIn has become an invaluable platform for professionals. People use it to connect, network, and explore business opportunities. But with its growing popularity have come some red flags. There has…

Have You Tried Out Microsoft Designer Yet? (Get the Scoop Here)
10Sep

Have You Tried Out Microsoft Designer Yet? (Get the Scoop Here)

As technology continues to advance, so does the landscape of design tools. Microsoft has been a company at the forefront of business apps. Microsoft 365 began with about seven apps.…

6 Reasons Access Management Has Become a Critical Part of Cybersecurity
05Sep

6 Reasons Access Management Has Become a Critical Part of Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has become paramount for businesses and individuals alike. Cyber threats abound, and data breaches and malware attacks are costly. Attacks come from all sectors, including the cloud tools you…

What is Zero-Click Malware? How Do You Fight It?
31Aug

What is Zero-Click Malware? How Do You Fight It?

In today’s digital landscape, cybersecurity threats continue to evolve. They pose significant risks to individuals and organizations alike. One such threat gaining prominence is zero-click malware. This insidious form of…

Top 7 Cybersecurity Risks of Remote Work & How to Address Them
25Aug

Top 7 Cybersecurity Risks of Remote Work & How to Address Them

Remote work has become increasingly popular in recent times. It provides flexibility and convenience for employees. Additionally, telecommuting reduces office costs for employers. Many also cite productivity benefits due to…

Have You Tried Microsoft Universal Print? (Learn What It Can Do for You)
20Aug

Have You Tried Microsoft Universal Print? (Learn What It Can Do for You)

In today’s digital workplace, printing remains an essential function. This is true for just about all businesses. But keeping up with your print infrastructure can be a time-consuming task. One…

Handy Checklist for Handling Technology Safely During a Home or Office Move
12Aug

Handy Checklist for Handling Technology Safely During a Home or Office Move

Moving can be a chaotic and stressful time. Especially when it comes to handling your valuable technology. Whether you’re relocating your home or office, it’s essential to take extra care.…

Do You Still Believe in These Common Tech Myths?
08Aug

Do You Still Believe in These Common Tech Myths?

In today’s digital age, technology plays a significant role in our lives. But along with the rapid advancements and innovations, several myths have persisted. Is it okay to leave your…

Do You Want Your Home to be a Smart Home?
01May

Do You Want Your Home to be a Smart Home?

Smart homes, also known as home automation systems, are homes that are equipped with advanced technology to automate and control various aspects of the home such as lighting, temperature, security,…

What Are ERP and CRM Software and Can They Help Your Business?
01Mar

What Are ERP and CRM Software and Can They Help Your Business?

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are two of the most widely used software systems in the business world. Both systems serve different purposes, but they can…

Will You Benefit From CCTV for Security?
03Feb

Will You Benefit From CCTV for Security?

CCTV, or closed-circuit television, is a type of video surveillance system that is commonly used to monitor the activities of people and places. It is often used in public and…

Digital Marketing and Your Business
27Jan

Digital Marketing and Your Business

Digital marketing in Australia has seen rapid growth in recent years, as more and more businesses recognize the importance of having a strong online presence. With the proliferation of smartphones…

What Even Is Chat GPT-3?
03Jan

What Even Is Chat GPT-3?

As we move into the year 2023, artificial intelligence had a little of its own ‘Welcome to the future’ moment with OpenAI’s Chat GPT-3 which has been making waves online…

Welcoming Starlink for Australia
14Dec

Welcoming Starlink for Australia

Even today, nearing the end of 2022, an estimated 37% (or a whopping 2.9 billion people) remain unconnected to the wonders of the internet. Elon Musk, through his Starlink –…

Why Choose a slim cat6 cable?
28Nov

Why Choose a slim cat6 cable?

When designing a network many factors come into play. Cost normally is the largest but others include bandwidth needs, run length, form factor, and more. Given the networks designs needs…

All About Business Grade Photocopiers
19Oct

All About Business Grade Photocopiers

A business grade photocopier is a photocopier designed for use in a business or office environment. This is the normal answer a consumer would get when they ask what makes…

Should your business be on a website maintenance contract?
06Oct

Should your business be on a website maintenance contract?

Website maintenance is the process of keeping a website up to date. This includes ensuring that the website is available, ensuring that all content is accurate and up-to-date, and ensuring…

Cyber Security Awareness Month 2022
05Oct

Cyber Security Awareness Month 2022

The year has gone fast and with it being October not only is it spooky season but also Cyber Security Awareness Month. The overarching theme for 2022 is ‘Have you…

Information Technology Trends to look out for in 2022/2023
30Sep

Information Technology Trends to look out for in 2022/2023

In the world of Information Technology things are constantly changing. New websites, software, applications, languages and use cases arise daily. The last few years have shown up advances in medical…

Should Your Business Register A .au Direct Domain?
08Sep

Should Your Business Register A .au Direct Domain?

As its coming close to September 20th, 2022, you as a business owner may be finding more and more people are emailing you about purchasing your .au domain. These emails…

Gifts For The Dad who loves Technology
29Aug

Gifts For The Dad who loves Technology

With fathers day coming up this September 6th 2022 We Fix IT staff wanted to get together and share some of our favorite technology we plan to give to our…

Updated Information – The NT Biz Secure Grant
05Jul

Updated Information – The NT Biz Secure Grant

In this blog we will be discussing the Biz secure grant. A great conditional opportunity for businesses within the NT and of course We Fix IT are a service provider.

Three Software/Hardware Products Ideal for Small Business
29Jun

Three Software/Hardware Products Ideal for Small Business

Running a business has never been easy from having goals and business plans to managing a staff, bookkeeping, advertising and more it’s a tireless effort. One thing that is certain…

Why Your Business Needs A Website
10Jun

Why Your Business Needs A Website

Truth be told it doesn’t matter if your business is a month old, a year old or if it has been operating for over a decade in today’s digital world…

Shop We Fix IT Sale Items Up To 20% Off
31May

Shop We Fix IT Sale Items Up To 20% Off

Shop We Fix IT is currently having a sale of up to 20% off selected items for a limited time only. This blog explores the best items that you can…

Why businesses in Darwin are migrating to the cloud
06May

Why businesses in Darwin are migrating to the cloud

In this blog we will be discussing the Biz secure grant. A great conditional opportunity for businesses within the NT and of course We Fix IT are a service provider.

2 FA: What is it? Why use it?
27Apr

2 FA: What is it? Why use it?

We as a small company based in the NT realized although the term 2FA is thrown around a lot many people still do not know what 2FA is, how it…

NT Pivot Grant & Business Growth Program 2022
10Mar

NT Pivot Grant & Business Growth Program 2022

The co-contribution for the Business Growth and Business Pivot Programs has been reduced. Businesses now only have to contribute 25% of cost of works while the voucher covers 75% of…

Small Business guide to Facebook Posts
16Feb

Small Business guide to Facebook Posts

In this blog we will be discussing the Biz secure grant. A great conditional opportunity for businesses within the NT and of course We Fix IT are a service provider.

The NT Biz Secure Grant
15Feb

The NT Biz Secure Grant

In this blog we will be discussing the Biz secure grant. A great conditional opportunity for businesses within the NT and of course We Fix IT are a service provider.

Computer Repairs Darwin – The We Fix IT Workshop
02Feb

Computer Repairs Darwin – The We Fix IT Workshop

The We Fix IT Workshop does services ranging from electronic device repairs to computer upgrades and data transfers/ recovery. Learn more about what we can do.

We Fix IT Online Shop
01Feb

We Fix IT Online Shop

We are Excited to announce the launch of the We Fix IT online Shop! Locally owned and operated in Berrrimah NT Australia. Shop Computer Systems, Monitors, VoIP Phones, Printers, Scanners…

Why Every Business Needs VoIP Phone Systems
13Jan

Why Every Business Needs VoIP Phone Systems

If you are new to the business world the phrase VOIP phone system maybe an alien term however if you have working within Australia chances are you’ve used your fair…

What is Web Hosting?
04Jan

What is Web Hosting?

Every website you have ever visited on the world wide web is a site hosted somewhere. We Fix I.T offers quality webhosting packages at competitive prices to meet all customers…

Why you need Microsoft SharePoint for Business
13Dec

Why you need Microsoft SharePoint for Business

Whether your business is small, medium, or large Microsoft SharePoint is an excellent tool to help keep your data and by association your employees connected. We Fix IT Darwin offer…

Professional Pictures on a Budget
09Dec

Professional Pictures on a Budget

Let the team here at We Fix I.T. give you our best tips and tricks on how to take stunning professional quality pictures for your website without fancy equipment.

5 Tips To Help Maintain Your Laptop Hardware
08Dec

5 Tips To Help Maintain Your Laptop Hardware

Laptops are a lot like people; they come in various shapes, sizes and colours. Two people can buy the same laptop device however choose to use them in completely different…

Managed Services and the need for Cyber Security
07Dec

Managed Services and the need for Cyber Security

Pre-pandemic the tech world was steadily progressing, but it’s focus was more on commercial devices; then Covid 19 took center stage changing the world as we know it and accelerating…

4 Tips to Help Advance Your Career (New Hire Addition)
03Dec

4 Tips to Help Advance Your Career (New Hire Addition)

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Tech Gift Guide Christmas 2021
30Nov

Tech Gift Guide Christmas 2021

What to buy the Techy in your life Christmas 2021 Our top gift recommendations from the local tech experts in Darwin Come in store to buy these goodies today! We…

All About NT Business Grants 2021
29Oct

All About NT Business Grants 2021

Business Growth Program You can apply for up to $10,000 based on a 50/50 co-contribution. The funding can be used for services in any of the following grant categories: strategy…

All about NT Business Growth Grant 2021
29Oct

All about NT Business Growth Grant 2021

Business Growth Program You can apply for up to $10,000 based on a 50/50 co-contribution. The funding can be used for services in any of the following grant categories: strategy…