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Get ready for MFA!

Get ready for MFA!

Multi-Factor Authentication. It’s a bit of a mouthful isn’t it? Do you know what it is?

The clue really is in the name – Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is a method of confirming a computer, device, website or application user’s claimed identity.

We want your feedback!

At centreRED, we take your satisfaction seriously. That’s why we love receiving your feedback. In fact, we always want more of it. And now, with our new Ticket Satisfaction Survey, we’ve made it really easy for you to tell us what you think and to let us know how we’re going.

Dishing on Phishing: how to identify spam emails

Dishing on Phishing: how to identify spam emails

Phishing. Whilst the name sounds innocent and rather like a favourite past time involving rods and reels, this kind of phishing isn’t good.

Phishing is a form of hacking. It is engineering that attempts to steal your sensitive information. The end goal for the attacker, or phisher, is to compromise your systems to find and use your usernames, passwords and other account or financial data – e.g. your bank account details.

Your New Year’s IT resolutions

Your New Year’s IT resolutions

 

How are your New Year’s resolutions going? Three weeks in to 2018 means you’re probably still strong on your game. Is it exercising more, eating better, kicking a nasty habit, spending more time with family?

Whilst these are some of the more common New Year’s resolutions, we wonder if anyone has ever really thought about some key IT New Year’s resolutions.

Why updating your passwords is important

Why updating your passwords is important

 

Passwords. If you own a computer, or any device, we bet you have loads of them. These combinations of letters and numbers ensure the security and confidentiality of your data, and are even more important than you think.

Passwords are usually a word or string of characters used for user authentication to prove identity or gain access to a resource.

centreRED IT awarded Datto’s ANZ Partner of the Year

centreRED IT awarded Datto’s ANZ Partner of the Year

All of the staff here at centreRED IT truly believe in the mission of our client-focused network consulting, services and solutions for the Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney region -- but it’s great to be recognised for it from our American friends.
 

While attending DattoCon 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee last month, a conference for one of the most accomplished data protection companies in the world, we were honored with their
ANZ Partner of the Year award.