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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 »

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How to make Black Friday and Cyber Monday a success

- November 25, 2019 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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Five tips to be more aware this cybersecurity month

- October 17, 2019 3 MIN READ

While October in Australia is becoming increasingly synonymous with horror stories and Halloween, the month is also dedicated to a subject that, if ignored, can have scarier outcomes.  In today’s technology-infused world where the cyberthreat landscape is constantly evolving, staying safe online and protecting organisational data is an absolute necessity. Welcome to October: cybersecurity awareness… Read more »

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Learn how to protect your small business from cyber threats at this free panel

- October 15, 2019 2 MIN READ

With more of Australia’s small businesses having an online presence and almost half of them receiving their payments electronically, it’s little wonder small businesses have become a target of cybercriminals. Attacks on small businesses have increased by over 400 per cent in the past two years. As more small businesses enter the online space vulnerabilities… Read more »

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People are the problem warns cyber expert

- September 16, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

The biggest risk to your business’s cybersecurity is your staff, according to KPMG cybersecurity expert, Stan Gallo. “Cyberattacks, data breaches and security are not simply IT problems.  They are a people problem – and HR is at the centre of it,” says Gallo. Gallo, a partner at KPMG Forensic says while security controls play a… Read more »