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 »


Scams, cons and grifters: a history of social engineering fraud

- September 11, 2018 4 MIN READ

Did you know there are 1000s of cons perpetrated online every day? And whilst ransomware attacks and data security breaches tend to get the majority of headlines, the most common vulnerability for business and consumers alike, is us as humans. Social engineering fraud takes advantage of human nature and makes people ripe for psychological manipulation.… Read more »


7 tips to avoid cyber-scammers

- September 7, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

According to cyber insurer Edmund, the fastest growing fraud threat for small business is social engineering fraud. These attacks occur when criminals pretend to be customers, suppliers or high-profile individuals within businesses and trick staff into paying large sums of money into the attackers’ bank accounts Falling victim to a cyber attack is unpleasant and… Read more »


Brisbane Insuretech Edmund brings cyber insurance and emergency response to SMEs

- May 3, 2018 3 MIN READ

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) announced last week that it had received 63 notifications since the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme came into effect in late February, compared to the 114 breach notifications received over the 2016-17 financial year. As the consequences for businesses that suffer a breach or fall victim to cyber crime… Read more »