Kinetics News

Sigh!  How dumb and immoral can hackers get?

Sigh! How dumb and immoral can hackers get?

You can only sigh! We are witness astounding bravery and inspirational leadership in the Ukraine.  We are watching the unfortunate abandoning everything they have built up to become refugees as they flea the dangers. The world is heartbroken. But amongst us there are...

Latest trend – hacking Teams

Latest trend – hacking Teams

Over a quarter of a billion people use Teams every month. Under the current lockdown/isolate/work-from-home regimes, it is a vital tool for most of us.  Many organisations including us even use it for our phones because it is so flexible and excellent value. You can...

Are you managing ALL your critical IT?

Are you managing ALL your critical IT?

IT is critical to the operation of almost every organisation. If your IT is more than computers and mobiles then this webinar is for you. If IT is a critical asset to your organisation, then this webinar is for you. If what IT does matters more than what IT is, then...

What to look out for in Windows 11

What to look out for in Windows 11

Whether we like it or not, Windows 11 has been putting in an appearance on many of our machines. For some of us, it is exciting to get a shiny new version of Windows.  The potential is compelling. For others of us, we just want to get through our work and we don't...

2021 Trend Reports confirms cyber-security advice

2021 Trend Reports confirms cyber-security advice

How many people DON’T report ransomware attacks? It’s too early to see the Q42021 results from CertNZ but their Q3 report tells there were 2,072 incidents that they responded to in Q3 and fraud/scam’s were up 25%. Their report confirms that the very risks we have been...

Hackers Caught!  Millions Seized

Hackers Caught! Millions Seized

Crime doesn’t always pay. The FSB reports (if you can read Russian) that they have taken down the “Revil” band of hackers. These are the people that have caused absolute havoc, from disrupting the US oil pipelines, to the Kaseya attack that took out businesses all...

Kinetics COVID Policy

Kinetics COVID Policy

Our Covid-19 approach. A number of clients and partners are asking us about our Covid-19 policy, so we thought we'd share it! Like many workplaces, we've extensively consulted our team and worked through their range of views.   Our workplace requires all visitors...

5 quick tips to help you save time every day in 2022

5 quick tips to help you save time every day in 2022

Who knows what 2022 will bring. We’re as happy as the next person to make predictions but we’d just predict we’d be wrong! About the only certain guess is that we’ll be under more pressure and with that, it makes sense to share a few everyday IT tips.   5...

Christmas Hours and Seasonal Cyber-Warning

Christmas Hours and Seasonal Cyber-Warning

Thank you! Thanks to our wonderful clients, staff and partners for your support in this most difficult 2021 year.  Its been a real challenge for so many of us in so many ways, and a real test of resilience.  For those businesses that have been devastated by this year,...