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Cybersecurity scams are an issue for all businesses. What can you learn from these epic fails?

- January 15, 2019 3 MIN READ

“Organisations are today faced with a relentless and constantly evolving landscape of attacks and threats that will continue to grow in sophistication and impact.” Those, the sage words of Steve Moros, Cybersecurity Director Cisco ANZ affirm the notion that businesses of all shapes and sizes are susceptible to cybercrime. What really matters, however, is how… Read more »

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The beginner’s guide to cybersecurity

- December 19, 2018 3 MIN READ

If you want to protect your business from cybersecurity threats understanding best-practice cybersecurity habits are vital to ensure your business’s welfare. New research by PwC indicates that a growing number of Australian SMBs are intensifying their cybersecurity. The 2018 report The Global Importance of Cybersecurity Awareness states that small businesses are becoming more cybersecurity-minded due… Read more »

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5 ways to beat cyberfatigue

- December 12, 2018 3 MIN READ

The echo chamber of doom around Australian SMBs susceptibility to cybercrime is a recipe for cyberfatigue – and tinnitus – if you give it too much attention. That’s not to discount the essence of the message, however. The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman acknowledges that small businesses in Australia are indeed the targets of… Read more »

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Seven Miles Coffee Roasters’ domination in the cloud

- October 17, 2018 2 MIN READ

Seven Miles Coffee Roasters employees were still punching in customer credit card details manually four years ago. Reporting, too, was no holiday. All those spreadsheets were tied to legacy systems that CFO James Burt says were bound for obsolescence. James was central in replacing the speciality coffee roaster’s separate business systems with a unified cloud… Read more »

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The cost of cyber security for your small business

- September 28, 2018 3 MIN READ

Earlier this year, Ticketmaster had the grim task of issuing a memo that no business wants to issue. It was addressed to its customers and it told them numerous things such as the following: reset your passwords; monitor your bank accounts and… sorry. The suspected data breach was yet another in a long string of… Read more »

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How to make the most of government grants for tech spend

- September 28, 2018 3 MIN READ

If you’re one of the Australian SMBs that’s been fortunate enough to receive a government grant for tech spending, that’s obviously champagne-popping news, but there’s a key question that it’s essential to address: How do you best invest your tech grant to maximise your business growth? Connected Small Businesses 2017, a Deloitte study on the… Read more »