Virtual Reality … for the Office?

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VR is something that has interested me for a while and I am surprised the COVID pandemic was a precursor to more VR adoption. Video conferencing is great but imagine being able to move around in a virtual environment and interacting with others as though you were there. Games do it – why doesn’t business?

Microsoft Teams: Video Conferencing

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Microsoft Teams have been adding features steadily and the video conferencing is now on par with WebEx and Google Meet. Here’s how to use it with internal and external users.

Video Conferencing

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Video Conferencing has boomed for obvious reasons but not all applications are created equal. What are the options and what do you do when you’re forced to use something insecure?

Update, Update, Update!

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We should all know that keeping your operating system and applications up to date is good for security – but that’s not the only reason to update! Updates: Operating System, Device Drivers and Applications. Oh My! First, an admission: I am a compulsive updater. I love to have the latest version of everything. I’m even […]

3CX Calling Class of Service

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The 3CX PBX does not have a built in Calling Class of Service feature so, by default, anything a person dials is sent straight out to the carrier. This means that if you want to restrict calls to certain numbers you have to do it using groups and outbound rules. This is how you can set up classes of service to restrict dialling to local, mobile, national or international calls.

How To Change Your Password Using RDS

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With so many people working from home there are probably a few people running into the “Expired Password” problem when logging in using Remote Desktop Services (RDS). Here is how to change your password on a Terminal Server.

Protect Your Business with Multi-Factor Authentication

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Good Passwords are no longer enough to protect your data any more. With Phishing attacks and other scams on rise, it is unfortunately common that at some stage, someone in your organisation is going to give up their username and password. Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) can help prevent that from becoming a disaster.

COVID-19 Scams on the Rise

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The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has posted an alert due to a significant increase in Australians being targeted with COVID-19 related scams and phishing emails.