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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 »

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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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Travellers beware: Don’t let that holiday feeling ruin your vacation

- January 6, 2020 3 MIN READ

Aussies love a holiday, but a lax approach to security when using public Wi-Fi could allow cybercriminals to ruin a relaxing time, writes Mark Gorrie Norton Lifelock ANZ security specialist. Nothing ruins a good holiday like having cybercriminals compromise your identity or finances, yet Australians are letting their online security discipline slide when travelling overseas,… 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 »

Business Advice

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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How to keep your small business safe from data breach

- September 26, 2019 3 MIN READ

While small businesses might think they are less susceptible to data breaches due to their size, small companies still should be on the defence when it comes to cybersecurity. Small Business Trends reports that 43 per cent of cyber attacks target smaller sized companies. To make sure your business isn’t part of this statistic, here… Read more »

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8 essential tips for SMEs to protect their business’ data

- March 23, 2019 3 MIN READ

Is your business at risk of being hacked? Hacking and cybersecurity concerns have become so widespread-enough among small and medium-sized enterprises around Australia that an entire industry has sprung up around protecting them. Australian government agency, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), has put together a list of guidelines designed to help small and medium-sized business… Read more »

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The rise and rise of JAR Aerospace

- January 22, 2019 3 MIN READ

JAR Aerospace has grown from a backyard garage to 20-person team in the space of a year. Created in 2017 by four university friends, the tech startup is on a quest to take unmanned aerial vehicles to new heights. Founded by twenty-somethings, Sam Lewinson, Jack Cullen, Daniel Moscaritolo and Lachlan Burke, JAR Aerospace was originally… Read more »