For many small business owners, reporting a data breach can be the last thing on their mind. However, new laws that have recently come into effect mean that non-disclosure of any data breach can result in crippling fines for these businesses.
End of Life for Malware Bytes
MalwareBytes AntiMalware for Business is now end of life. As a result, we are removing this system from our toolset.
We are strengthening our relationship with Webroot which provides best in class antivirus, anti-malware, anti-ransomware, anti-phishing, and zero-day threat protection to keep your network safe.
All Wireless Devices are at Risk of a Krack Attack
A security flaw made a concerning appearance last week after the bug, dubbed a ‘Krack attack’, was discovered by Belgian researchers. Targeting Wi-Fi encryption, the bug can access safely encrypted information such as emails, passwords and credit card numbers. Continue reading to find out everything you need to know about this flaw and how to reduce your risk of an attack.
Microsoft’s Cloud Attacks have Risen by 300% - Don’t be a Victim
A new report (published by Microsoft themselves!) has shown the company's cloud cyber security attacks have increased by an astonishing 300% from 2016.
You Need to Know how Your Favourite apps are Hacking Your Information
Every time you install an application onto your phone, you are asked to allow that app certain permissions in order for it to function properly. However, by allowing these permissions you in turn leave your personal information vulnerable to exploitation.
Why You should have a complex password policy
The 'chronic failure' to use secure passwords has grown increasingly concerning for individuals and companies alike. Password hacking software now enables passwords, thought to be safe, to be unscrambled within seconds. We have compiled the top reasons why implementing a complex password policy is vital for your protection and exactly how to put it in place.
BYOD Is becoming more popular than ever: Is your business ready?
Many small to medium sized Australian businesses have, or are looking at introducing, a set of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies for employees. With the widespread popularity of smartphones, tablets and iPads, it seems to make good sense to allow employees to use these personal devices for work purposes. In fact, over 74% of organisations either already have a BYOD polic ...
How Can I Increase My Laptop Security On The Go?
Hi Jane, thanks so much for submitting your question! Travelling with a laptop opens doors to a range of potential security problems, both physical and software based. Despite this, there are many things you can do to protect your data from getting into the wrong hands! Here are some simple things you can do to help keep your laptop secure when you’re on the go. Physical Sec ...
Phishing Attack Prevention: How to Identify & Avoid Phishing Scams
Last week, an unusually sophisticated phishing campaign appeared to target Google's 1 billion+ Gmail users worldwide, seeking to gain control of their entire email histories. The worm, which arrived in users' inboxes posing as an email from a trusted contact, asked users to click on an attached "Google Docs" file. Clicking on the link took users to a real Google security page, ...
Collaborate Confidently using Microsoft Rights Management
Due to increased regulation and the growing adoption of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in the workplace, it’s now more important than ever for businesses to protect sensitive information and company data. At the same time, companies need to securely share sensitive information with appropriate employees and individuals within and external to their business network. Fortunately, ...