Windows 11 and other Updates

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Windows 11

It is long running adage in ICT that it is better to be on the leading edge than the bleeding edge. It is not possible to anticipate how a system will behave in all circumstances and environments. Therefore, most organisations are better off not installing the first release of any product, from apps to operating systems (such a Windows 11). … Read More

How can we prevent Computer Viruses

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Computer Viruses How Can We Prevent Them

Anti-Virus Software: Can We Trust It Anymore? One of the downsides of ICT being available to everyone, is that people who wish to disrupt, or otherwise interfere with data and devices, have opportunities to do so. While I was living in the UK in the early 1990’s, I had the opportunity to attend a conference on virus writing. I chose … Read More

Cyber-attacks

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Over the past twelve months there has been a lot of publicity about cyber-attacks. There is no doubt that there has been a significant increase in the prevalence of malicious activity online, but what exactly is a cyber-attack and what can you do to prevent being a victim? The term cyber-attack is a generic label which covers many different types … Read More

Why real-time monitoring is becoming increasingly popular

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In recent weeks IRIS IT has been fielding an increasing number of enquiries about our Remote Managed Monitoring (RMM) service. This real-time monitoring package gives you confidence that your IT systems will always run smoothly and reliably and: Prevents outages by recognising issues in advance Reduces resolution time for any incidents that do occur Provides a holistic view of your … Read More

Have you checked your IT security lately?

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We have all heard about the recent Cyber-attacks on the Australian Government and other organisations which have been ongoing for some time.  This has highlighted the need to remain vigilant and proactive against such activity.  At IRIS IT we are consistently reminding our customers to consider their IT systems exposure and to mitigate their risks.  Your IT security and data … Read More