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Don’t click!

Don’t click!

We're seeing this phishing attack over and over this week. Your first clue that something is wrong is it doesn't look like voicemail emails you might typically receive.  Unless you have a brand new voicemail/phone system these shouldn't change format! The second clue...

WEBINAR – Stepping up your cybersecurity in 2021

WEBINAR – Stepping up your cybersecurity in 2021

Do I really need more cyber-security protection? What’s new in 2021?We’ve been warning about cyber-security risks for years and telling everyone that it’s getting more and more adverse. The protections that seemed excessive a year ago are now inadequate! What’s the...

Zero-Trust IT Security

Zero-Trust IT Security

'Zero-Trust' is a tough headline. Zero-trust in a world where we trust people all the time is an unpleasant concept. We trust that when we order a package online, that the vendor will take our order and not just our money, that our product will be passed to a courier...

We are who we know

We are who we know

Managing contacts has become more important than ever. Here’s a few tips on how to make use of smart tools built into Outlook: 1. Rather than exchange business cards (so last century)... Share your contact details using Linked In – just hit the box on the right of the...

HAFNIUM Microsoft Email Attack

HAFNIUM Microsoft Email Attack

Over the last few days, you may have read about a zero-day attack impacting Microsoft Exchange Servers. We became aware of this vulnerability on Wednesday last week (it was discovered on the 2nd in the USA so we were on to it immediately, allowing for time-zones) . ...

What is “Dark Mode”? Why should you consider it?

What is “Dark Mode”? Why should you consider it?

With all our warnings about cyber-hackers, you’d be forgiven for thinking this was another hazard. But no! Dark Mode is a good thing! You can activate it on Windows 10 by going to Settings – Personalization – Colors and picking Dark. Most phones also offer the same...

What does IT mean to you?

What does IT mean to you?

Who do you call when you need to : update your IT usage or data privacy policies manage your internal IT staff? select new business software, e.g. CRM or financial software? accelerate a process or break a business processing log-jam? Traditionally businesses think of...

5 simple steps to stay cloud-cyber-secure

5 simple steps to stay cloud-cyber-secure

We’ve posted repeatedly about cyber-security and the need to be more vigilant and more careful, and we’ve shared real-world stories to reinforce the concern. It’s a concern then that we still see a number of organisations that remain reluctant to increase their...

What are we about?

What are we about?

"Who" is sometimes just as important as "what"? As a client, you know what we do.  But we thought you might want to know more about "who we are".  By that we mean, "what are we about". When you boil it down, the Kinetics mission is to help our communities.  That is...

Not that Flash

Not that Flash

Adobe Flash is no longer For so long, Flash has been a mainstream of internet web pages, giving us animated graphic experiences in place of what used to be mundane screens. It's about 25 years old, and back then, was quite a revelation. Initially you might recall the...