Category Archives: News\Blog

  • August 17, 2015

5 Ways to Secure Your Company’s Wireless Router

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Wireless routers are used by companies around the world. They typically serve as the core of a company’s network, enabling both wired and wireless devices to connect to each other and access the Internet. The setup for a wireless router often involves connecting it directly to the Internet, exposing...

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  • July 30, 2015

The Latest Office 365 Editions: What Business Owners Need to Know

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Just a month after Microsoft launched its new subscription-based Office 365 Home Premium for individual users, the company rolled out a major update to Office 365 for enterprise users, too. As with any major tech release, Microsoft has had its fair share of supporters and detractors. Most of the...

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  • July 27, 2015

How to Keep Your Company’s Network Secure

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How secure is your company’s network? Protecting your information assets is one of the most important steps you can take toward long-term stability. Smart companies take a multifaceted approach to IT security, building layers of defense between themselves and hackers. Here are four steps you can take to safeguard...

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  • July 17, 2015

How to Choose the Right IT Support Partner for Your Business

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Make sure you trust the company. It’s vital that you feel comfortable with the person or company you are dealing with. After all they are going to have your company’s data in their hands. You need to trust your IT company as equally you need to trust your accountant....

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  • July 5, 2015

4 Reasons to Use a Cloud-based Data Backup Solution

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A solid data backup plan can help your company survive catastrophic data loss. Both cloud-based and traditional in-house solutions can be used to back up data. However, cloud-based solutions have several notable advantages. Here are four reasons to use a cloud-based data backup solution: 1. Cost To implement an...

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  • August 13, 2014

Sample Internet & Email Usage Policy

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As IT consultants we are often asked to assist our clients with Acceptable use Policies.  IT is very unlikely that any two usage policies will be identical, as companies have different requirements, however it helps to have a sample policy to start as a base and then adapt as...

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  • July 6, 2014

3G Failover now available

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Many small business rely on ADSL for their internet connection.  With the limited availability and high cost of alternative solutions ADSL has become the standard for Internet connectivity for small businesses, but is ADSL adequate? Techtron has been offering a managed firewall for small and medium business for many...

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  • May 15, 2014

Protection of Personal Information Act

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The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI) aims to bring South Africa’s privacy laws in line with international norms and to give substance to the Constitution’s protection of privacy. It’s based on the European data-protection directive and aims to protect sensitive private information and sets guidelines for how companies handle it. PoPI...

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Can You Rely on Microsoft Security Essentials to Protect Your Computer?

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Microsoft recently announced that its free Security Essentials product and Windows Defender provides only a baseline for the AV industry but not the comprehensive protection of paid AV solutions. Microsoft Security Essentials: Nothing Has Changed While Microsoft’s announcement caused a ripple of dissatisfaction among customers who assumed that their...

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I need help configuring my router

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Switching off your router and restarting after 30 seconds resolves 9 out of 10 issues. If this does not work (or if you are using your ADSL for the first time), you will need to verify that you are using the correct settings on your modem. To do so,...

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