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7 Benefits of Cloud Computing for Accountants

The public cloud services market has grown dramatically, and, according to Gartner, migrating to the cloud is a top priority for a third of companies. Analysts predicted the market would reach $266 billion in 2020. Accountants enjoy cloud computing, too. This article...

E-accounting: Top 3 Considerations for Online Client Meetings

Many businesses were teleconferencing before COVID-19. After all, meeting virtually saves both you and your client time, and busy business owners often don’t want to spend the time to make a trip to your office. The coronavirus has hastened the move to e-accounting,...

Sneaky Cyberattacks for Accountants

Check the news any given day and you might see a report about hackers accomplishing a data breach, or of a ransomware attack encrypting all company data until it pays up. These are the well-known types of cyberattack, but there are less common cyberthreats accountants...

Outsourced Help Desk for Accountants

Accountants are experts at surviving the “busy season.” Tax accountants, for instance, are slammed as annual deadlines draw near. There are slow times, too, but during crazy times, the last thing an accountant wants is essential tech going down. A broken computer or...

Free Microsoft for Northland Charities

How we Met Bald Angels What started out as a one-off charity event, has ended up as a robust, respected and valued registered charity, which not only holds its own Guinness World Record but also serves the most vulnerable in our Northland community every day! These...

Privacy Breach Reporting

There has been an unprecedented amount of hacking and ransomware attacks in location, New Zealand in 2020. As a result, in January 2021, there is going to be a change with what we need to do if our data has been hacked. New Government legislation is coming in to play around how every business operating in New Zealand needs to report data loss. Let’s take a look at why you need to know about this and how you can minimise your risk of being hacked and/or fined.

Are you a Health Practitioner?

If you are involved in the health sector based in [location], now is a good time to brush up on making sure your IT is safe and you are tracking and reporting in alignment with the Privacy code of 2020. Why? Let’s just say the hefty fine ($350k+) is best avoided. We wanted to reach out to let you know specifically who this impacts, and most importantly, we wanted to bring your attention to Rule Number 5.

The Data Protection Solution

If you are a health practitioner, accountant, lawyer, marketer, or you deal with client’s sensitive information on a daily basis, its really important to have a very clear understanding of how, as a [location] business, you are going to keep your client’s information safe. With so many warnings that cybersecurity is on the rise, it’s really important for [location] business to have this part of their IT support sorted with confidence.

4 Advantages of Consolidating Your Tech

Technology is the lifeblood of business today, and you likely have a lot of it. But you may have accumulated software and hardware as you grew. Are you one of the many Northland businesses that now have an assortment of technologies never designed to work together? Looking at consolidating your tech can help and a Managed Service Provider (MSP) can guide you.

Want to Be Anonymous Online? Incognito vs. VPN

Maybe you want to be a little mysterious or lay low in your Northland piece of paradise but more likely you want to protect your privacy when browsing online. You don’t want cybercriminals seeing what you’re doing, or marketers knowing where you go online and what you search for. So, you anonymise your activity using Incognito mode or private browsing. Really though, if you want to be anonymous online, a virtual private network (VPN) is likely a better option.

7 Benefits of Cloud Computing for Accountants

The public cloud services market has grown dramatically, and, according to Gartner, migrating to the cloud is a top priority for a third of companies. Analysts predicted the market would reach $266 billion in 2020. Accountants enjoy cloud computing, too. This article...

E-accounting: Top 3 Considerations for Online Client Meetings

Many businesses were teleconferencing before COVID-19. After all, meeting virtually saves both you and your client time, and busy business owners often don’t want to spend the time to make a trip to your office. The coronavirus has hastened the move to e-accounting,...

Sneaky Cyberattacks for Accountants

Check the news any given day and you might see a report about hackers accomplishing a data breach, or of a ransomware attack encrypting all company data until it pays up. These are the well-known types of cyberattack, but there are less common cyberthreats accountants...

Outsourced Help Desk for Accountants

Accountants are experts at surviving the “busy season.” Tax accountants, for instance, are slammed as annual deadlines draw near. There are slow times, too, but during crazy times, the last thing an accountant wants is essential tech going down. A broken computer or...

Free Microsoft for Northland Charities

How we Met Bald Angels What started out as a one-off charity event, has ended up as a robust, respected and valued registered charity, which not only holds its own Guinness World Record but also serves the most vulnerable in our Northland community every day! These...

Privacy Breach Reporting

The Resurgence of Privacy Breach Reporting  Written by IT Alliance  There has been an unprecedented amount of hacking and ransomware attacks in location, New Zealand in 2020. As a result, in January 2021, there is going to be a change with...

Are you a Health Practitioner?

Keep your IT Safe Through Privacy Tracking and Reporting. If you are involved in the health sector based in Northland, now is a good time to brush up on making sure your IT is safe and you are tracking and reporting in alignment with the Privacy code of 2020....

The Data Protection Solution

How Microsoft DLP Keeps your data safe. If you are a health practitioner, accountant, lawyer, marketer, or you deal with client’s sensitive information on a daily basis, its really important to have a very clear understanding of how, as a Northland business, you are...

4 Advantages of Consolidating Your Tech

Technology is the lifeblood of business today, and you likely have a lot of it. But you may have accumulated software and hardware as you grew. Are you one of the many Northland businesses that now have an assortment of technologies never designed to work together?...

Want to Be Anonymous Online? Incognito vs. VPN

Maybe you want to be a little mysterious or lay low in your Northland piece of paradise but more likely you want to protect your privacy when browsing online. You don’t want cybercriminals seeing what you’re doing, or marketers knowing where you go online and what you...