Cybersecurity Newsletter January 2020

Welcome to the January edition of Huon IT's Cybersecurity Update.

Huon IT Ranked Top 10 in Australian MSP50 Awards

The MSP50 Awards in Australia were announced this week and Huon IT is proud to have ranked within the Top 10 list of MSPs.

IT Security: How to Identify a Scam Email

There are some simple tips every business can follow to help reduce the risk of being impacted by email scams. This post explores our top 10 tips for identifying a scam email.

Huon IT is now a KYOCERA Group Company

Huon IT is proud to announce that as of 1st July 2019, we are now a KYOCERA Group Company; wholly owned by Kyocera Document Solutions Inc (Japan).

5 Reasons to Get an Independent IT Health Check

The aim of an IT Health Check is to provide a high-level analysis of all IT functions within an organisation including an assessment of the current strengths and weaknesses.

Managed Services Provider Checklist

Choosing the right Managed Services Provider is an enormous decision for your company. Here we outline 12 critical questions you should ask a potential MSP.

Technology Innovation in Aged Care

Q&A with Huon IT's CEO, Damian Huon regarding the role of technology innovation in the aged care sector. Damian discusses the main challenges for the aged care sector and why business intelligence is so crucial in this industry.

Five Ways Power BI Dashboards Can Benefit Your Organisation

When you operate a business, efficiency is everything. Crucial to this is accessing organizational insights to help you make more timely and accurate decisions. This post explores five ways that a quality power BI dashboard can benefit your organization.

What Is Penetration Testing and Why Is It Important?

How effective is your current security system against a real-world targeted attack? It’s no longer enough to put security tools into place and hope for the best. One of the most important tools that companies can use to defend themselves from cyber attacks is that of penetration testing.

Phishing Scams: Spear Phishing vs Whaling

Phishing scams are the most common scam impacting Australians. Australians lost more money to scammers in 2017 than in any other year since reporting began by the ACCC. In this post, we’ll look at the difference between two common phishing scams: spear phishing and whaling.

8 Key Benefits to Outsourcing Your IT Services

Many fast-growing businesses are outsourcing their IT services to improve company focus and reduce the strain on internal IT resources. There are many benefits to partnering with a Managed IT Services provider (MSP). This post explores the top eight key benefits.

New Partner: Huon IT Welcomes Cohesity

Huon IT is excited to announce it's partnership with Cohesity, leaders in delivering efficiencies and cost-savings to business by consolidating their secondary storage environment with a focus on data mobility into the cloud.

Huon IT Announces Nutanix Partnership

Huon IT welcomes Nutanix to our team of partners. Nutanix offers an innovative approach to IT infrastructure using a hyper-converged platform and solutions that are 100% software based.

Three Reasons Why Cybersecurity Awareness Training is Important to Your Business

Your employees are frequently exposed to sophisticated phishing and ransomware attacks. Cybersecurity is no longer the sole responsibility of your IT department. It’s everyone’s business. 

6 Key Insights From Webroot's 2018 Threat Report

Webroot recently revealed the results from their 2018 edition of its annual threat report. Outlined in this post are six key insights from their report.