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Aussie businesses are unprepared for cyber attack according to new research by GoDaddy

- October 13, 2021 2 MIN READ

One in five Australian businesses have already experienced a cyber attack according to research by GoDaddy and the majority of business owners are unprepared for cyber security threats. GoDaddy’s research found two-thirds of small businesses haven’t added protections to their website, and only 15 per cent would know how to handle an attack. The research… Read more »

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Security

Has cybersecurity got you bamboozled? Here is what small business owners need to know

- August 30, 2021 2 MIN READ

As many Australian small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) continue to operate remotely, it’s increasingly important for business owners to protect themselves and their operations against cyber-attacks, says MYOB’s Head of Information and Cyber Security, Peter Wolski. COVID-19 increased the urgency for many businesses – particularly SMBs – to adopt digital tools. The most recent MYOB… Read more »

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Technology

How to avoid being catfished by a fake recruiter on LinkedIn

- September 23, 2020 3 MIN READ

Forget being catfished on a dating site, con artists have turned their attention to the professional world, with scammers posing as fake recruiters and job applicants, infiltrating the inboxes of unsuspecting business owners. It’s a case of small business owner beware, writes Arni Hardason, Head of Assurance at Pure Security. Small and medium-sized businesses are… Read more »

Features

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 »

Features

Raising the bar on cybersecurity for your website

- July 20, 2018 3 MIN READ

Tara Commerford, VP and Managing Director of GoDaddy explains why small business needs to up the ante on their cybersecurity and why your business’s site needs an SSL certificate to be secure.  For years, people often thought cybersecurity was just one of those “big business” issues – probably because the largest and most popular organisations… Read more »

Legal

Can your small business afford a $360,000 fine?

- March 1, 2018 3 MIN READ

On February 22, 2018, amendments were made to the Privacy Act to introduce the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme (NDB). All Australian businesses should have an action plan in place to deal with these new compliances. If your business fails to meet its obligations it can be costly. Hefty fines are in place for businesses that… Read more »

Resources

Need to know: cyber security

- May 15, 2017 4 MIN READ

The global WannaCry/WannaCrypt ransomware attack has caused major havoc for  businesses world-wide with roughly 150 countries hit and 200,000 cyber infections. Whether you have a website, online accounts or any type of web-based infrastructure, you are at risk for a cyberattack. Normally everyone typically hears about cyberattacks against high-profile companies. However, small businesses make prime… Read more »