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Managed Security

Protect yourself from hackers

Health IT's Security Stack

For more than 20 years, we’ve been providing anti-virus software to help protect your computers, and backups to keep you safe from data loss.

Today, the bad actors (hackers, organised crime, foreign agencies) have never had so much opportunity and so many tools at their disposal to try and get their hands on your data.

The days of having a simple firewall or antivirus program installed are gone, in the 21st century a multi-layered approach is necessary.

Our security stack is a collection of different security products that satisfies The Essential Eight (the Australian Cyber Security Framework) to affordably mitigate the risk of data breach or loss. It can be used to solve security compliance for GP Accreditation, or simply to ensure you are doing what your insurance policy says you are doing to reduce risk. More Information on The Essential Eight

Essential Eight Mitigation Strategy Health IT Managed Sevice Why?
Application Whitelisting
Security Stack
Restrict access to approved / trusted programs
Configure MS Office Macro Settings
Security Stack
Block macros from the Internet
Patch Applications
Security Stack
Mitigate software vulnerabilities
User Application Hardening
Security Stack
Block exploits
Restrict Administrative Privileges
Security Stack
Reduce the attack surface
Patch Operating Systems
Security Stack
Mitigate operating system vulnerabilities
Multi-Factor Authentication
MFA
Protect external access to your data
Daily Backups
Great Backups
Ensure the safety of your data from loss or corruption

Multi Factor Authentication (or 2FA)

Multi Factor Authentication (or MFA, or 2FA) is a simple idea that provides a tremendous improvement in security.

By requiring something you know (username and password) AND something you have (mobile phone), security is increased by an order of magnitude.

You may have MFA turned on already for banking and accounting, or for cloud systems.

Our MFA solution, Duo, can also protect your data whenever it is accessed remotely.

This is the new normal for remote access to confidential information – if it’s important, protect it with MFA!

Data Breaches

From February 2018, you MUST take reasonable steps to ensure the safety of personal data held in your systems.

Security Audits from Health IT

A comprehensive review of your internal and external security should be completed annually or after significant change. A test restore of your system should be included to ensure your data is safe.
Click here to arrange a security audit

Health IT does great Backups

In our aim to secure every one of our clients, we can provide cost effective and comprehensive backup for your PC or Mac. A regular backup schedule makes a world of difference. Our take on ‘what good looks like’ for backups includes smaller hourly backups of important files, with at least one full backup taken each week. Click here to learn how Health IT can revolutionise your backups so you never lose a thing

Security for Websites

WordPress has made it easy for anybody to have a dynamic and beautiful web site. However this has made it a huge security target. If your website is important it requires backing up, securing and regular maintenance.
Click here to see how Health IT can secure your website

Free Resources & Tools

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Online Security Training

Small companies make up 71% of all data breaches, and 95% of them are caused by human error. Protect yourself!

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Data breach response plan

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Safety cards

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More services from Health IT

Health IT’s Technical Support is tailored for Medical Professionals. We cover every computer and server, as well as the network connecting them.

You and your patients can rest easy knowing their data is safe. Take advantage of Health IT’s multi-layered approach to data security.

Comprehensive backup for Servers, PCs, or Macs. Reduce risk of data loss down to 1 day, 1 hour, or as low as 15 minutes.

Do you work from multiple locations or travel a lot? A Cloudland Server could be a cheaper solution than your regular on-premises server.

Servers, Hard drives, New Site Installs, Phones, Internet, Laptops, Printers, Scanners, Keyboards, and everything in between, all available from Health IT.

Register your staff for our online security training – Completely virtual and available anytime, free for Health IT customers.