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Patch Management: Why it is a Security MUST!

by Martin Quinn & Samantha Woollard 21 May 2017 What is Patch Management? Patch management is the process of handling all the updates of components within the companies information system. These include routers, firewalls, servers, operating systems, anti-viruses, along with many more that ...


How To Use Public Wi-Fi Securely!

By Samantha Woollard (Internet Security Specialist) 17 April 2017 Do you have frequent coffee meetings with colleagues or clients and need to access company information using the cafés free Wi-Fi?  DON'T! Have you ever used free Wi-Fi to log into your online banking? DON’T! Public Wi-Fi i ...


Intact Attend Partner Summit To Phuket With WatchGuard!

By Samantha Woollard (Internet Security Specialist) - 12 April 2017 Who are WatchGuard? WatchGuard are a global provider of Unified Threat Management (UTM) and Next Generation firewall solutions. Their UTM is unmatched providing additional firewall services such as IPS, URL filtering, gateway ...


Most Effective Security Defences Against Hackers According To Hackers!

By Samantha Woollard (Internet Security Specialist) 27 March 2017 What better way of finding the best counter measures against hackers than asking the hackers themselves. Penetration testers spend their day-to-day life breaking into computer systems and attempting to get around obstacles put ...


Intact’s Impact At ACSC Conference 2017!

By Samantha Woollard (Internet Security Specialist) 20 March 2017 What an exciting few days the Intact Security team had at the Australian Cyber Security Centre conference and we like to think that we stood out! With our bright lab coats and decorated spine, we wanted to highlight the importa ...


Top 5 Social Engineering Scams That Employees Fall For!

By Samantha Woollard (Internet Security Specialist) 13 March 2017 After countless employee security awareness programs, presentations, videos, posters and weekly newsletters, are there still successful social engineering scams running riot in your company? Last year 30% of phishing emails ...


The Countdown Is On For The ACSC Conference!

    By Samantha Woollard (Internet Security Specialist) 6 March 2017 The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Conference is back and the Intact team are ready to go! This is the conference's third year and is one of the main security conferences held in 2017; so be sure ...


BEWARE: Small Businesses Become A Growing Target

By Samantha Woollard (Internet Security Specialist) 27 February 2017 Small businesses believe that due to their size, they are an unlikely target for cyber attackers. But they could not be more wrong. Perhaps ten years ago, when the chance of attack was much less than present day, it would ...


You Have Been Breached, Now What?

By Samantha Woollard (Internet Security Specialist) 20 February 2017 So you have identified that you are under attack or have already been breached. What should you do now? First of all, breathe. Do not panic. There is a chance it will happen to everyone; it is how severe the attack is that w ...


How To Tell If You Are Under Attack!

By Samantha Woollard (Internet Security Specialist) 13 February 2017 35% of all cyber attacks are never detected and 54% of attacks go unnoticed for months, even years, leaving the bad guy to continually access your systems to steal more and more information every day. Not sure if you have be ...



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