VPN’s What you need to know

VPN’s What you need to know

We know VPNs are a hot topic for schools and while there can be legitimate needs for them, they can be used as a network workaround.  You’ve heard the acronym but what does it mean?  VPN stands for virtual private network, basically it means a user can send and...
Cyber Smart Week 2019

Cyber Smart Week 2019

Next month is Cyber Smart week (14-18 October) and our good friends at CERT NZ – the government agency helping improve cyber security in New Zealand – will be putting in an extra effort to raise awareness about how we can all stay safe from cyber security...
A safer and more secure internet

A safer and more secure internet

We all know there’s a lot of jargon when it comes to technology, so we teamed up with a group of Year 7-10 students at Ormiston Junior College to explain what we do to keep a school’s internet connection safe and secure – in a way that everyone can understand....
Filtered security settings – opting in vs out

Filtered security settings – opting in vs out

To help our schools build safe online environments for learning, we’ve adjusted our default filtering settings for all Managed Network users. These 14 categories will now be blocked for all schools by default, once they have received the new Fortigate cyber security...