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Twenty Years and Counting

On this day 20 years ago, our IT services business was incorporated. With the goal of providing customers with technologies that were fundamentally “dependable”, our name “Dependable Technologies” was born. In the early days, we primarily focused on Linux and Open Source technologies and although we’ve greatly expanded our technological scope over the years, our […]

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Recommended improvements for your organisation’s email with DMARC

I’d like to make you aware of some important recommendations to help improve the security and deliverability of your Organisation’s email. What we are recommending is for you to secure your email sending by implementing some technologies called DMARC, DKIM and SPF. In essence, these technologies: digitally sign your emails (DKIM), tell other Organisations who’s […]

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Critical Security Vulnerability in Web Browsers and other software (WebP)

Today, we have been working on a very serious security vulnerability in a piece of software called WebP.¬† You’ve probably never heard of it but it’s used in a lot of software and most commonly in your favourite web browser whether that’s Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari. To make matters worse, […]

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Why register your .AU domain name?

New .au direct domain names are now available and we highly recommend that you register yours today. At this stage, I don’t recommend that you change your primary domain, however,¬†there are two very good reasons to register yours today: Cybersecurity – stop cybercriminals from registering domain names similar to yours for phishing attacks and other […]

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Critical Security Vulnerability (Log4Shell)

Over the weekend, we became aware of a very serious security vulnerability. We have been working hard to identify the potential software risks to our Clients and you will have been contacted if you are potentially affected. Here’s a summary of the problem from the ABC: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-11/log4shell-techs-race-to-fix-software-flaw/100692876 The good news for our Clients on a […]

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