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Cyber Threats – What are the common threat types?

The cyber threat to Australian individuals and organisations is undeniable, unrelenting and continues to grow. You could be a target even if you don’t think the information held on your networks is valuable, or that your business would be of interest to cyber adversaries. Many organisations are at risk purely because they are vulnerable through unpatched software […]

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Technology Co-Sourcing Saving Tens of Thousands for WA Business

Technology Co-Sourcing is saving WA Businesses tens of thousands of dollars in labour costs.  The increase in outsourced IT has been driven by the needs of the business community to have a partner who understands the commercial and technical element of their specific IT infrastructure. Therefore, it is important that you choose the right partner […]

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Business email compromise – a fast growing scam, how not to be a victim.

Cyber.gov.au recently advised that the Melbourne Joint Cyber Security Centre (JCSC) hosted a two-hour seminar yesterday on Business Email Compromises (BECs), which many cyber security experts consider to be the major current cybercrime threat to business. The seminar provided information to small and medium business representatives, as these sectors are particularly targeted by cybercriminals who are […]

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Ransomware (Malware) Costing Business Billions – How does it affect your Perth business?

According to Bella Wilkinson, Recruitment Insurance Broker at Gallagher’s, malware is the most predominant cybercrime threat in Australia, according to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). And ransomware – a virulent type of malware – is a rising threat to businesses in Australia and abroad. But what is it? And how does it affect your business?What is […]

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Hacking your holiday: How Perth travellers are being increasingly targeted by cyber criminals

Imagine if a hacker shut down the baggage handling system of one of the world’s busiest airports. Or took control of a fleet of autonomous delivery trucks and re-routed them to disrupt rush hour traffic in a major metropolis. What if the hacker then demanded a ransom to unlock the digital networks they’d hijacked? Joe Burton […]

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Beware of Phishing after Cathay Pacific data theft – is your business more secure than they were?

Cyber.gov.au reported that scammers often take advantage of incidents to trick people into sharing personal or financial information. Cathay Pacific Airways Limited announced in October of 2018 that there had been ‘unauthorised access’ to passenger data of approximately 9.4 million people, who were travellers with the company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Limited. Although […]

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Data Breaches Affecting Perth Businesses – What happens, what gets stolen, where does it go?

TrendMicro are one of the world leaders in antivirus supply and data security prevention. Trend has noted that though people have reached a seeming point of desensitisation to news citing a data breach, protecting user data has become increasingly important amid stricter regulation implementation. Companies are no longer just required to announce that their systems have been […]

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Data Breaches – Think it won’t happen to you?

According to www.theconversation.com, Reports of data breaches are an increasingly common occurrence. In recent weeks, Ticketmaster, HealthEngine, PageUp and the Tasmanian Electoral Commission have all reported breaches. It is easy to tune out to what is happening, particularly if it’s not your fault it happened in the first place. But there are simple steps you can take to minimise the risk of the […]

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Fed up with Phishing? Do you trust your staff not to “click here”?

Cyber.gov.au asks, “Would you ‘click here’ and enter your bank account or credit card numbers, passwords or birthdate because you received an email or text that looks like it’s from a bank or government department?” If you answered ‘yes’, there’s no need to feel ashamed. Cyber criminals are tricking more and more of us into sharing […]

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Increasing cyber-crime attacks ‘costing up to $1b a year’

David Crowe of the Sydney Morning Herald recently wrote that Australians are being promised a stronger “cyber defence” agenda in Canberra to protect them from online crimethat costs up to $1 billion a year, as key ministers warn of increasing attacks on essential infrastructure. The threats include privacy breaches to “harvest” the personal details of consumers as well as […]

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