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Instagram hacking is on the rise: How to protect your business accounts and respond if you’ve been hacked

- July 19, 2022 3 MIN READ

We are currently in the midst of an Instagram hacking pandemic, and right now, it’s never been more important to make sure that your account’s security is up to date, writes Amani Youssef, founder of So Social. In the last twelve months, you’ve probably been DM’d from accounts you’ve followed these familiar words: ‘Can you… Read more »

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‘Good enough’ is no longer enough when it comes to identity security in business

- July 19, 2022 3 MIN READ

When it comes to security, ‘good enough’ is no longer enough, says Gary Savarino, Identity Strategist, APAC, SailPoint. Here’s what all small businesses – even soloists – need to know about identity security. People, technology and business are inseparable today. Making sure the connection points across this trifecta are secure at all times seems like… Read more »

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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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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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Worried about your computer security? Here’s how you can turn it into a competitive advantage

- July 8, 2021 2 MIN READ

Every week, we see another media story about a cyberattack, where unknown computer hackers have broken into the network of a company and corrupted, deleted or stolen computer files. Being hacked is a terrifying thought. Hundreds of thousands of business owners have literally lost their company completely as a result, writes Bronwyn Reid. But it’s… Read more »

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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 »