April Networking Breakfast 2023

In today’s digital age, scams are becoming more sophisticated and prevalent. From social media to email and phone/SMS, scammers are finding new ways to target unsuspecting individuals and businesses. In this presentation, Kirt and Elizabeth will discuss various types of scams, how they work, and most importantly, how to avoid them. They will also share tips on what to watch out for and the best ways to protect your devices.

🗓 April BHA Event: Mouse Talk – Navigating Internet Scams and Pitfalls 🗓

🎙 For our April event, we are excited to have Kirt Hignett and Elizabeth Redman from Blue Mouse as our guest speakers. They will be presenting on “Mouse Talk – Navigating Internet Scams and Pitfalls”.

⚡️ Presentation Description ⚡️

In today’s digital age, scams are becoming more sophisticated and prevalent. From social media to email and phone/SMS, scammers are finding new ways to target unsuspecting individuals and businesses. In this presentation, Kirt and Elizabeth will discuss various types of scams, how they work, and most importantly, how to avoid them. They will also share tips on what to watch out for and the best ways to protect your devices.

If time permits, there will be a Q&A session for participants to ask any questions they may have.

⚡️ Presenters’ Bios ⚡️

Kirt Hignett has over 20 years of experience in technology, starting out as a weekend worker in a small computer shop in the 90s and progressing to roles such as Technical Manager at Harvey Norman’s, Sales/Accounts Manager for Leader Computers, and technician/sales for Rontek Computers. In 2009, Kirt started his own business, KTRON computers, before merging with Blue Mouse in 2011. With his extensive experience in retail, wholesale, and service work, Kirt is a valuable asset to the Blue Mouse team.

Elizabeth Redman has over 25 years of experience in customer service and has expanded her knowledge into logistics and operating Blue Mouse’s printers and peripherals enterprise. Along with Kirt, she has been instrumental in the growth and success of Blue Mouse since the merger in 2011. Elizabeth’s expertise in customer service and logistics has helped Blue Mouse provide top-notch support and services to their clients.

Blue Mouse is the combination of 7 separate businesses that were merged under the leadership of Kirt and Elizabeth. Founded in 2001 by Charles Firster, Blue Mouse has now expanded to three locations and services clients all over South Australia. They provide a wide range of services for home users and small to medium businesses, including new equipment, onsite support, phone support, and in-store services. With their commitment to providing exceptional customer service and support, Blue Mouse has become a trusted name in the technology industry.