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Jumpstart is making cybersecurity simple for small business

- February 15, 2021 2 MIN READ

“There is no panacea to the threat of cybercrime, but you can take a measured approach to reducing your risks,”  says Ben Jones, cofounder of new cybersecurity startup, Jumpstart Security. Jones and cofounder Saaim Khan are on a mission to make cybersecurity simple and easy for small business owners. Launched in Sydney today, (February 15) … Read more »

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7 tips to shop safely during Black Friday and Cyber Monday

- November 27, 2020 3 MIN READ

Many Aussies will be planning to utilise the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales for Christmas gifts this year. In fact, according to the NortonLifeLock Digital Transformation Report, as a result of this year’s lockdown, 57 per cent of Australian respondents are doing more online shopping than before and over 40 per cent of Australian… Read more »

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6 shopper trends you need to know on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

- November 27, 2020 3 MIN READ

The popular shopping events of Black Friday and Cyber Monday (27 and 30 November respectively) often attract healthy spending in the lead up to Christmas. However, Aussie parcel collection network Hubbed, reveals that shopper preferences are likely to change during this year’s four-day spree which kicks off today. A survey of Australian shoppers ¹ found consumers… Read more »

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How to make Black Friday and Cyber Monday a success

- October 25, 2020 3 MIN READ

Recent stats show Black Friday and Cyber Monday now rank as Australia’s largest retail weekend. So, how can your small business make the most of these sales events to rake in the big bucks? Melissa Haywood, head of Vistaprint Australia shares her top tips.  Black Friday originated in the US and has grown to become… Read more »

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PM’s address a wakeup call to the enormity of Australia’s cyber issues

- June 23, 2020 3 MIN READ

Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered an unprecedented press conference last Friday, warning the government, businesses and services are being attacked by a “sophisticated state-based cyber actor”. According to the PM, the activity is “targeting Australian organisations across a range of sectors, including all levels of government, industry, political organisations, education, health, essential service providers and… Read more »

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PM warns government, businesses and services under cyberattack

- June 19, 2020 3 MIN READ

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the Australian government, businesses and services have come under attack by a sophisticated state-based cyber actor. “This activity is targeting Australian organisations across a range of sectors, including all levels of government, industry, political organisations, education, health, essential service providers and operators of other critical infrastructure,” Morrison said.… Read more »

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5 cybersecurity tips for 2020

- January 14, 2020 6 MIN READ

Cybersecurity, whether you like it or not, is a hot and relevant topic these days, not just for business, but also for home users of technology. So, what do you need to know to keep your and your business’s data safe? The truth is, a lot, writes cybersecurity expert Martin Haak. And herein lies the problem.… Read more »

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3 tips to protect your business from cybercriminals

- December 6, 2019 2 MIN READ

With the gift-giving season thoroughly underway, many Australian businesses are frantically stocking their shelves to prepare for the Christmas onslaught. But it’s not just consumers and retailers who are gearing up for the holidays; hackers are also preparing for the days following Cyber Monday and 25th December, a time when businesses are highly susceptible to… Read more »

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Beware of cybercriminals on Black Friday: Tips to stay safe

- November 28, 2019 2 MIN READ

With millions of Australians expected to take part in Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, cybersecurity expert Mark Gorrie warns it’s a case of buyer beware, particularly if you are making purchases on public wifi. Gorrie says checking financial details and entering banking information on unsecured networks makes it incredibly easy for a cybercriminal to… Read more »