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Why You Should Care About Data Breaches

  Why You Should Care About Data Breaches Since the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme was introduced on February 22 nd, data security has been a hot topic on many a business owner’s mind. Under the scheme, a serious breach of information can not only damage your business’ reputation but can also...

A Simple Hybrid Cloud Solution Saves Money and Improves Productivity. BallyCara Case Study

A Simple Hybrid Cloud Solution Saves Money and Improves Productivity. BallyCara Case Study Find out how Essential Tech worked with BallyCara to create a hybrid cloud solution that combines the benefits of the cloud while maintaining some legacy features. Founded in 1983, BallyCara...

Top Tips for Protecting your Client’s Data

  Top Tips for Protecting your Client's Data With the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme commencing on February 22nd, 2018, businesses across Australia are scrambling to protect their client and stakeholders’ sensitive personal information. A serious breach of this information is costly for your business...

Mandatory Data Breach Notification Australia. What You Must Know.

Mandatory Data Breach Notification Australia. What You Must Know. In 2018, mandatory laws commence in Australia regarding data breach notifications. Are you prepared for these changes? Almost 50% of Australian small businesses are ill-prepared or unaware of how these changes will...

What are the benefits of IT as a Service (ITaaS)?

What are the benefits of IT as a Service (ITaaS)? If you want customer-focused and scalable solutions that adapt quickly to market demand, then IT as a Service (ITaaS) may be your answer. Traditionally, IT infrastructure required a server to be installed on your premises, giving you access to the...

5 Steps to Take After a Data Breach

  5 Steps to Take After a Data Breach There’s nothing more serious for a business than to deal with a data breach. The effects of an attack can last for months, if not years. You need to fix the issue and ensure that it doesn’t happen again in the future while providing reassurance to your...

How to Get the Most out of your Managed IT Services Provider

How to Get the Most out of your Managed IT Services Provider What are Managed IT Services? A Managed Service Provider (MSP) takes care of the daily management of your IT, giving you more time to focus on the core capabilities of your business. Give your IT staff more opportunities for strategic IT...

Top Tips to Protect your Business Data

  Top Tips to Protect your Business Data   The most critical issue facing businesses is cyber attacks and threats. Whether it comes in the form of data breaches, malware, ransomware or identity theft, these attacks can lead to catastrophic problems. Cyber attacks cost the Australian...

Five Things you Should Expect from your IT Consultant

  Five Things you Should Expect from your IT Consultant If the day-to-day workload of your IT is putting your staff under strain, then it may be time to outsource your IT support. The benefits of hiring an IT consultant or company is that they can help you achieve critical tasks, improve...

How Much Does it Cost your Business to Use Old Computers?

  How Much Does it Cost your Business to Use Old Computers? Reducing costs and improving employee productivity are some of the top priorities of small businesses. If you’re holding onto a five-year-old computer – complete with Office 2010 installed – you may want to reconsider. You’ll be...