Updated devices are safe devices One of the smartest ways to protect your business from cyber-attack is to keep the software and apps on your devices updated. This shouldn’t be a problem for companies with internal IT resources or an outsourced IT provider. But what if you’re a sole practitioner, or don’t have someone in… Read more »
Protect your business from after-effects of a hack 3-Vital steps to minimise shock waves to your business post-data breach If you’re reading this because your business or Firm has been hacked, then I feel for you. Sadly, you’re not unique. BDO’s report, ‘2018/2019 Cyber Security Survey’ states, ‘Data loss/theft of confidential information incidents rose by… Read more »
When is a hack a data breach? When do you need to report it? When is a hack a data breach? And, if your business loses or has data stolen, what’s the best way to minimise ‘aftershocks’ of a cyber-attack? Really, who cares? If your business is covered by the Privacy Act 1988 – you should! As of 22 February 2018, all Australian… Read more »
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These tips are easy for anyone to adopt, and they are guaranteed to power up security of your portable, mobile devices…
DNS Protection is a method of filtering for viruses using Domain Name Servers. It gives you an added level of protection by complementing anti-virus solutions and ensures your business firewall ‘travels’ wherever you go.
A new malware threat has been identified, called Reductor, that targets Windows users. It’s been described as ‘evil, malicious and dangerous, but clever’ in its ability to compromise encrypted web communications without detection.
Traditional marketing advocates having up-to-date online profiles as a great way connect with like-minded people, attract job offers and promote your company or services to a worldwide community. Which is true, however serious security issues affecting online data recommend you reconsider what you share in promoting yourself or your business.
One of the world’s leading Password Management businesses has reacted swiftly and conscientiously to an identified bug that exposed user credentials to malicious or compromised websites through a serious of actions.
The Australian Cyber Security Centre website is actively promoting MFA, or Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), as ‘one of the most effective controls businesses can implement to prevent an adversary from gaining access to sensitive information, their devices or network.