Your Internet Connection – Do you have a Back Up Plan?

During the many years of experience supporting a wide range of businesses in a variety of industries, it has been all too often that all carriers, including the major players, have all suffered complete network outages in different areas. These outages have sometimes lasted for days with estimated resolution times (ETRs) not forth coming due […]

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New Notifiable Data Breaches scheme

You may or may not be aware that the recent passage of the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017, established a mandatory Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme in Australia. The NDB scheme will apply to agencies and organisations that the Australian Privacy Act 1988 requires to take steps to secure certain categories of personal information. This includes Australian […]

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Warning! Another New Global Ransomware Attack is just getting started

A new strain of the Petya Ransomware virus called GoldenEye is spreading around the world fast, affecting many businesses since it was first discovered this week. This follows on from the recent WannaCry virus, however is expected to be more wide spread. If affected, this virus will lock your organisation out of all files, and we […]

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Ransomware Prevention – We’re working to save you!

Our recent communication regarding the ransomware infection emails circulating the internet, were words of warning employing an impending doom tone. So to lighten the mood, this post is to spread some good news relating to this topic! Though these words of warning should still be heeded and taken very seriously. After many hours of testing, Dark Horse […]

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Dark Horse Director Elie O’Han Talks Privacy

In the latest edition of ARN Magazine, DHS Director Elie O’Han discusses the recent changes to the Privacy Act, and its impact. The level of adaption to attain compliance with the Act’s amendments relies on the business itself. Service management provider, Dark Horse Systems, does not capture personal information of individuals, but handles that of […]

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Cryptolocker – Be alert, don’t be held to ransom!

Cryptolocker is a big problem; you may have read about recent attacks in the media. One of our valued clients was recently hit – and without our fast response, it could have been disastrous. What is it:Cryptolocker is a Ransomware Trojan virus, targeting Microsoft Windows users. How it attacks:There are various ways, the most common […]

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You’ve heard it before, and you’ll hear it again – Backup!

The recent fires in Australia have once again reminded us of the devastating effects natural disasters can have on our communities. Or any disaster for that matter. Just as we insure our homes and businesses, having a data backup plan is akin to having insurance. In our business, we’ve seen company’s suffer hardware failures, theft […]

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