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Tech Sup'pawt' update: Boo & Skie turn 1


Out & About: College of Law 2021 End of Year function

It was a long time between drinks, but we were happy to be back at the College of Law's end of year function.


Noah's gaming PC wish is granted

In early September, the team at FortiTech learned that Noah, the 12-year old son of one of our clients had been diagnosed with Leukaemia. We knew we had to do something to help, find out what it was in our blog.


ACSC Annual Cyber Threat Report 2020-21

At the end of every financial year, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (or ACSC) releases its annual cyber threat report, and it was no different this year… and that’s what we’re talking about in today's blog.


IT User and Cyber Security Policy template

Looking for a great template to get your business thinking about its technology infrastructure, where it is and how it is protected and prompt you to regularly review these processes? Then look no further, explore our blog and grab yourself a copy of our free IT User and Cyber Security Policy template.


David speaks: The QUT White Hats Society

David spent some time recently chatting with QUT students about becoming a Cyber Security Advisor.


Tech Tips: Microsoft Teams

Next up in our Tech Tips for Microsoft is Teams. Join us as we cover some great collaboration tips to seamlessly keep you in touch with your staff and clients.


Phone scammers dupe couple out of $230,000

You hear about it every day, scammers attempting to fleece innocent Australians out of their hard earned money. Unfortunately, this blog tells the tale of a couple close to retirement age needing to recover over $230,000 of stolen funds. 


How to use FortiTech's antispam platform

Did you know that FortiTech clients with subscriptions to our Microsoft 365 Security plan receive exclusive access to our antispam platform? Find out how it works here.


David speaks: BNI Focus

On the 29th of July, David was asked to present at a BNI Focus group meeting in West End (this was pre-lockdown of course!). Find out how it went in our latest blog.


Tech Tips: Microsoft Excel

Next up in our Tech Tips for Microsoft is Excel. Join us as we cover some great time saving tips that are sure to make those number-crunchers happy. 


A (Business) Catalyst for change

It’s official. Another glittering star in the Adobe constellation of business tools will soon fall from the night sky. If you’re using the Business Catalyst platform, then you need to take note. Much like the NBN rollout, not moving to another product could leave you in limbo


How often should a business replace their computers?

This week we helped a legal client evaluate their current hardware assets to determine which were candidates for replacement and which might be able to to have a hardware upgrade to extend their usable life.  Find out the results in our latest blog.


David speaks: Crunching cyber security numbers with the Institute of Public Accountants

Last night,  David had the opportunity to speak in front of the Ipswich chapter of the Institute of Public Accountants on cybersecurity.


Tech Tips: Windows 10

Following on from our Tech Tips focusing on Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word,  OneDrive for Business we expand our horizons a little and learn more about Windows 10.


Client install: Laptop with dual monitors in a law firm

We are seeing more and more clients switch to laptops as their main work computer due to their portability for working from home when needed, whilst also having the ability to be set up as a standard desktop computer in the office.  Our latest install was no exception, with an install of a new laptop with dual monitors for a law client in the CBD.  


Out and About: Doggo's and Donuts

David had an unexpected encounter of the furry kind when visiting a client this week. Find out what it was in our latest blog.


Tech Tips: Adding Microsoft 365 email accounts to mobile devices

If you need access to your emails on the go, then installing the Microsoft Outlook app on your mobile phone or tablet is a great solution. The Microsoft Outlook app gives you seamless access to your emails and calendar with a sleek look and feel, find out how to set up your own mailbox or a shared mailbox in this weeks blog.