VIDEOS & BLOG

Understanding Privileged Identity Theft

In today's security landscape, almost all major security breaches come compromised privileged credentials. There are an increasingly large number of well resourced external actors, some with the backing of nation states going to a great deal of effort to obtain user...

The Silicon Guide: Social Engineering Attacks & How to Avoid Them!

Over the holiday break we have seen an increase in the number of social engineering attacks (also known as phishing, spear-phishing, whaling or scareware) across both our client base, and the wider business community. These attacks differ from typical virus or malware...

What Businesses Need To Know About RansomCloud

Ransomware continues to grow as the method of choice for cybercriminals to extort funds from their victims. Cybercriminals who carry out these attacks are incentivised to continually look for new ways to stay ahead of the curve to capitalise on vulnerable computer...

Notifiable Data Breaches

Data breaches are occurring at an alarming rate and can be disastrously damaging for both an organisation and its customers. Have a read here - Notifiable Data Breaches: https://www.silicon.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Notifiable-Data-Breaches.pdf  

Datto’s 2019 Global Ransomware Report

With 2019 well and truly behind us now's the perfect time to analyze the year that was to help guide us moving forward into a prosperous 2020. Some scary facts and figures but well worth a look! Check out the Datto Global Ransomware Report here:...

Say Goodbye to Windows 7….

Windows 7 End-of-Life January 2020! Yes that's correct, you now have until January 14th, Tuesday next week! We've got our clients covered, but if you or someone you work with are still on Windows 7, here's some info you need to read, check out the...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from the Silicon Team - we hope you had a great holiday period and are ready for the new year! After a refreshing break on our end, the batteries are charged, the front doors are open again and the coffee's nice and hot! Bring on 2020 💪🤓💻...

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas - Joyeux Noël - Frohe Weihnachten - Feliz Navidad - Buon Natale - Feliz Natal - Vrolijk kerstfeest - Meri Kirihimete!   How ever you say it, from the entire team at Silicon Systems, we wish it to you. Have a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year!  ...

Making the Case for Cloud-to-Cloud Backup

Making the Case for Cloud-to-Cloud Backup! Are you already asking yourself things like: 1) But isnt the cloud already backed up? 2) How can I lose data? 3) How common is Data loss? We've got all your answers here:...

The Essential Cybersecurity Toolkit

Cybersecurity: technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access!   https://www.silicon.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Essential-Cybersecurity-Toolkit.pdf
Notifiable Data Breaches

Notifiable Data Breaches

Data breaches are occurring at an alarming rate and can be disastrously damaging for both an organisation and its customers. Have a read here - Notifiable Data Breaches: https://www.silicon.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Notifiable-Data-Breaches.pdf  

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Datto’s 2019 Global Ransomware Report

Datto’s 2019 Global Ransomware Report

With 2019 well and truly behind us now's the perfect time to analyze the year that was to help guide us moving forward into a prosperous 2020. Some scary facts and figures but well worth a look! Check out the Datto Global Ransomware Report here:...

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Say Goodbye to Windows 7….

Say Goodbye to Windows 7….

Windows 7 End-of-Life January 2020! Yes that's correct, you now have until January 14th, Tuesday next week! We've got our clients covered, but if you or someone you work with are still on Windows 7, here's some info you need to read, check out the...

read more
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from the Silicon Team - we hope you had a great holiday period and are ready for the new year! After a refreshing break on our end, the batteries are charged, the front doors are open again and the coffee's nice and hot! Bring on 2020 💪🤓💻...

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas - Joyeux Noël - Frohe Weihnachten - Feliz Navidad - Buon Natale - Feliz Natal - Vrolijk kerstfeest - Meri Kirihimete!   How ever you say it, from the entire team at Silicon Systems, we wish it to you. Have a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year!  ...

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Natural Disaster Survival Guide

Natural Disaster Survival Guide

Every business has to prepare for the worst. Those that don’t may never fully recover from a disaster. But not all disasters are created equal. And not all businesses are at risk for every kind of disaster. That’s why we’ve put together this quick disaster survival...

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