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In the wake of a WannaCryptor: how to prevent ransomware attacks in your business

While the first wave of the WannaCryptor attack has passed, a lassiez-faire approach to cybersecurity will no longer suffice. The attack, which began spreading...

Protect your data and reputation in five steps

Protecting customer and company data is a major concern facing Australian businesses today. No doubt this business dilemma has been intensified by the rise...

From stock to staff – 5 ways to keep your business safe

Prone to losses from shoplifting, burglary and internal theft, keeping your stock and staff safe within your business should be top priority.

Five ways to protect valuable data on-the-go

The BYOD trend as well as the rise of cloud computing and remote video teleconferencing have meant that securing sensitive data on-the-go is becoming a growing challenge for SMBs. Here are five tips for every business owners to consider when travelling.

Six questions to ask before implementing BYOD

Employees often only see the ease and advantages of BYOD, but underestimate the potential consequences. There are six important questions to be asked of the IT department, before you allow staff to use personal devices for corporate reasons.

BYOD: The downsides are beginning to show

The bring-your-own-device trend has taken off, based largely on the popularity of iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. But the freedom associated with allowing employees to choose their devices comes at a price. Companies have opened up a Pandora’s box of potential technical issues, only some of which have come to light.

The case for a rock solid BYOD policy

Some argue that a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy is now as important a part of the business communications landscape as having a telephone number or a website. Here’s what you should consider.

Managing five risks of the BYOD trend

For many employees, the line between work and personal life has grown increasingly murky. Many now use their own tech gadgets to do business as often as they use company property. On the one hand, that can save the company money on hardware and make employees more efficient - but it also presents serious security risks.

What Google’s new security certification means for SMBs

There’s been a lot of talk about Google’s new security certification, but what does ISO 27001 actually mean? How did Google earn it, and will it benefit your business? These are all important questions to ask, and equally important answers to know.

How to protect your data in a foreign land

If you’re escaping the winter blues by heading overseas and plan to take your mobile phone, tablet PC or laptop along, there are few things you should watch out for. From sand and saltwater to pickpockets and poorly protected wireless networks, many dangers can befall your electronic companion.


Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...